Behavioral Health

Kan. lawmakers block plan to expand Medicaid | 5/23/2020

Kansas lawmakers blocked a plan to expand Medicaid. It was one of the bigger surprises coming out of Topeka this week.Many thought expanding Medicaid would pass because both Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and a top Republican leader in the Senate crafted a deal.Randy Callstrom, of the Wyandotte Behavioral Health Network, said he thought it looked good.”So it really did. We thought this was going to be the year,” Callstrom …

Foundation’s Copper Ball auction benefits behavioral health in northern Arizona | 5/23/2020

Foundation’s Copper Ball auction benefits behavioral health in northern Arizona By Friday , May 22 nd , 2020 Flagstaff AZ (May 22, 2020) – Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation presents Copper Ball Online Auction and Virtual Happy Hour May 27-31 to benefit behavioral health in northern Arizona. An enticing selection of outdoor adventures, golf packages, culinary experiences, artwork, jewelry, and more are up for bidding. With health organizations warning that a mental health crisis …

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Bringing Measure B into focus | 5/23/2020

… then consider it shovel ready and move forward.” Bailey, who is the program manager but is listed on the Measure B webpage as the committee clerk, now relies on staff from the department of Behavioral Health . She said she could get a budget to the board by July, but in the meantime, work continues on the critical residential treatment facility, which must proceed according to a strict schedule if the …

Washoe County nursing home coronavirus outbreaks outpace state, national averages | 5/23/2020

… term care facilities, compared to 42 percent nationally. “Compared to the other states in the nation, we have really done a great job,” said Lisa Sherych, administrator of the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health . “That’s not to say we haven’t had issues. I would love to say we’ve had no COVID in any of our facilities.” RGJ Investigates: Half of Washoe’s COVID-19 deaths came from one Reno …

Exploratory Qualitative Research on Behavioral Health Market 2020 Report With COVID-19 Economic Implications and Forecast till 2026 | 5/23/2020

and Universal Health Services Inc Behavioral Health Market The COVID-19 outbreak has affected economies and industries in various countries due to lockdowns, travel bans, and business shutdowns. The decrease in the overall market growth due to COVID-19 is also affecting the growth of the Behavioral Health market owing to the shutting down of factories, obstacle in the supply chain, and a downturn in the world economy. This report …

Women health workers at-risk for mental health issues during COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 5/23/2020

… my part of taking care of my patients, myself and my family,” she said. NYC Health + Hospitals recognizes the toll the pandemic is taking on its caregivers and has established wellness rooms and assigned behavioral health personnel to units so they’re available to talk to staff. Evangelista said they don’t pry, but she likes the idea of being able to talk to someone if she needs it. “For now, it …

HANYS Taps into Rx.Health to Create Virtual Care Hub and Support Recovery and Reopening Efforts for its New York State Health System Members | 5/23/2020

… patients in virtual care and remote monitoring to ensure effective deployment of employees while supporting their physician health and emotional well-being through its platform partners including Valera Health (provider of full set of behavioral health services), Clickotine® (digital therapeutics for smoking cessation). “New York State has been most significantly impacted due to COVID-19 outbreak and HANYS is committed to support our patients, communities, healthcare organizations and their workforce …

Pharmacy Site Manager - Genoa Healthcare - Phoenix, AZ - UnitedHealth Group - Phoenix, AZ | 5/23/2020

Apply Now Description Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you’re part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a …

Patient Care Coordinator - Minneapolis, MN - UnitedHealth Group - Minneapolis, MN | 5/23/2020

… are focused on delivering a better mental health care experience to our patients by building a new class of on-demand mobile therapy solutions for those seeking relief from anxiety, depression, stress, and other behavioral health conditions. We are committed to helping people build the life skills they need. This nationwide behavioral health provider business leverages telehealth and digital engagement tools in new ways with a strong focus on primary …

Part-Time Consumer Medication Coordinator (32 hours) - Genoa Healthcare - San Angelo, TX - UnitedHealth Group - San Angelo, TX | 5/23/2020

… San Angelo, TX UnitedHealth Group San Angelo, Texas, United States 2 hours ago Apply Now Description Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you’re part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and …

Business Representative-Genoa Healthcare-NJ/MD/DC/PA - UnitedHealth Group - Newark, NJ | 5/23/2020

Newark, New Jersey, United States 2 hours ago Apply Now Description Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you’re part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their …

Your daily briefing: May 23, 2020 | 5/23/2020

Bi-County Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu addressed mental and behavioral health during her Friday briefing, citing a 50 percent increase in visits to the emergency room for crisis psychiatric care. “This is a very anxious time; fear-inducing time,” Luu said. “We don’t know a lot about this disease. We have a lot of economic fallout from, again, this pandemic.” She said anxiety, depression and substance abuse disorders are …

Comment on SCOV Law Blog: Is a rehab center primarily a health care or a residential facility? by Joe Roberts | 5/23/2020

SCOV Law Blog: Murder conviction appealed on myriad grounds This new project would be called Confluence Behavioral Health , but before this dream could become reality … that’s right, you guessed it: they needed a permit. But not just any permit, no. A conditional use permit. So what did they do? They applied for one. Who did they apply to? The Thetford Development Review Board. Did they get it? YES! After reviewing …

Rhode Island Foundation Awards $3.7 Million for Behavioral Health | 5/23/2020

Home News Rhode Island Foundation Awards $3.7 Million for Behaviora… Rhode Island Foundation Awards $3.7 Million for Behavioral Health May 23, 2020 The Rhode Island Foundation has announced grants totaling $3.7 million to more than three dozen organizations working to address behavioral health challenges related to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The grants were the first to be awarded through the foundation’s COVID-19 Behavioral Health Fund, which was …

Understanding mental and behavioral health issues | 5/23/2020

… illness, and only one third of our community will seek help. If you or a loved one need support, local resources are available. Ask your care provider for a referral to speak with a behavioral health specialist, or visit BartonHealth.org/BehavioralHealth …

Healthy Living: Talking with your kids about entering into ‘new normal’ | 5/23/2020

Healthy Living: Talking with your kids about entering into ‘new normal’ SEATTLE, Wash., — As restrictions start to ease, it is a good time to start thinking about having a conversation with the kids in your household. Dr. Jim Polo, the Behavioral Health Medical Director with Regence says it is critical to talk with your children about the temporary “new normal” we will be entering into, “We have gotten used to …

Commission diverts mill-levy money to COVID-19 care | 5/23/2020

UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Sandoval County Commission has granted a request from UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center for help funding COVID-19 operations by diverting hospital mill-levy money from behavioral health services and physical-trauma care. Sandoval County Detention Center will still get its portion of behavioral-health money from the levy. The commission passed the amendment to the funding agreement in a 4-1 …

Expert Q&A: How Is COVID-19 Changing Employer-Sponsored Health Care? | 5/22/2020

… a broader scale, employers are definitely factoring in the impact of the pandemic as they plan their strategy and benefits for 2021. In addition to telehealth, we are likely to see more focus on behavioral health needs and access, strengthening of management of chronic conditions post-COVID-19, and increased interest in advanced primary care and prevention. Business Group on Health is advocating the temporary relaxation of government rules around …

Northam announces over $95 million in grants to criminal justice programs | 5/22/2020

… Roads and surrounding communities. The 374 grants will fund more than 2,460 positions in state and local programs for 229 localities, nonprofit organizations, and state agencies throughout the state. The grants will go towards behavioral health programs for the incarcerated and those returning to the community. In the Hampton Roads areas, funds include going to police departments, probation facilitates, jails, and numerous non-profit organizations — to name a few. The …

Hartford HealthCare announces COVID-related behavioral health hotline | 5/22/2020

While the number of acute-care COVID-19 cases is easing statewide, the burden of handling the many stresses left in its wake is expected to create a growing need for behavioral health support for months to come. “We can expect significant needs long into the future,” Hartford HealthCare President and CEO Jeffrey Flaks said Wednesday when he announced the creation of an emergency hotline number available to the public …

How COVID-19 is changing hospitals’ population health strategies | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/22/2020

… our roadmap have been fast-tracked. We were able to put the pedal to the floor and deliver new telehealth access points, not just for primary care, but for patients with chronic conditions and behavioral health needs. That resulted in almost 150,000 video and phone visits since the end of March. OhioHealth at Home stood up Advanced Home Services, a program that allows patients who would traditionally be admitted for …

New California Bill Seeks to Offer Paid Sick Leave for Behavioral Health Conditions | 5/22/2020

A new bill has been introduced in the California Assembly that could affect most employers and employees in the state. If passed in its current form, Assembly Bill (AB) 1844 would expand paid sick leave coverage to employees and their family members for behavioral health conditions. The Current Law Under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (Labor Code section 245 et seq. ), employees who work in California for …

State steps up outreach on rural mental health | 5/22/2020

State steps up outreach on rural mental health MENTAL HEALTH … State steps up outreach on rural mental health New outreach materials focused on behavioral health resources for rural communities If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs help dealing with one, call the Colorado Crisis Services toll-free number 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 for free, confidential, 24/7 counseling support. BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The Colorado …

Mental Health Awareness Month with the Chickasaw Nation | 5/22/2020

… on strong mental health for our people.” The Chickasaw Nation regularly offers mental health services options to all American Indians. These include the Chickasaw Nation’s Outpatient Therapy, Psychosocial Unit, Medical Family Therapy, Prevention and Behavioral Health Services. Each specializes in care provided to patients. For more information about mental health services provided by the Chickasaw Nation, visit Chickasaw.net . Below are tips and additional resources for maintaining mental health wellness. Tips …

Chicago to Boost Mental Health Spending by $1.2M to Help Those Struggling During Pandemic | Chicago News | WTTW | 5/22/2020

… sponsors Flanked by Dr. Allison Arwady, the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Health, Lightfoot said the additional funds would be split among four health organizations: Friend Health, Healthcare Alternative Systems, Thresholds and Trilogy Behavioral Health care. Those organizations will focus on those needing help on the South and West sides, Lightfoot said. In addition, the city purchased 100 licenses from doxy.me for $35,000 to deliver digital behavioral health services at …

Digital Health

Michael Phelps Donation Adds to Talkspace Program Providing Free Mental Health Services to Frontline Medical Workers | Business Wire | 4/6/2020

NEW YORK- Talkspace , the global leader in digital behavioral health, today announces a donation from Michael Phelps that will go towards the company’s ongoing initiative of providing 1,000 months of free therapy to frontline medical workers. Phelps’ contribution graciously adds 500 additional months of therapy for those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic to access mental health care at a time where they are experiencing heightened stress and …

Health Tech

Evolving Health Tech Models in Work Comp by Kimberly George | 4/6/2020

… with your competitors, because not all solutions can be developed from within one resource. The Investment Thesis Investments in new health technologies should always focus on the ability to drive smart, connected devices, personalized healthcare … deals were within the digital space. Notably, women’s health and behavioral health technology earned significant investments last year. One of our guests spoke to the critical changes being driven by employers in healthcare, noting that …

Mental Health

Discovery Behavioral Health Announces ‘Coping With COVID,’ A Free Public Webcast On April 9th With Mental Health Experts | PR Newswire | 4/2/2020

Discovery Behavioral Health Announces ‘Coping With COVID,’ A Free Public Webcast On April 9th With Mental Health Experts News provided by Apr 02, 2020, 08:03 ET Share this article LOS ANGELES , April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Discovery Behavioral Health , Inc., a national leader in behavioral healthcare, will host a panel of renowned mental health experts in “Coping With COVID,” two free Zoom webcasts for anyone with questions on how to cope …

Addiction Treatment

Opioid treatment programs brace themselves as two health crises collide | Crain’s New York Business | 4/2/2020

Behavioral Health Sciences at Richmond University Medical Center, echoed the importance of telemedicine during the crisis. Some of the loosened regulations on initial visits for addiction treatment have been particularly helpful, he said. . Dr. Harshal Kirane, medical director and assistant professor of psychiatry at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, is navigating the Covid-19 outbreak as he readies to open Wellbridge Addiction Treatment and Research in Calverton …

Telehealth

Opioid treatment programs brace themselves as two health crises collide | Crain’s New York Business | 4/2/2020

… to just a handful. Telephone visits also are being used. Dr. Joel Idowu, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences at Richmond University Medical Center, echoed the importance of telemedicine during the … the entire health care industry is facing workforce shortages. Though telehealth has helped to ease some of the strain, providers at opioid treatment programs are facing their own health concerns and child care issues. Schorr …

COVID-19

Opioid treatment programs brace themselves as two health crises collide | Crain’s New York Business | 4/2/2020

… But providers are trying to reduce the number of in-person visits and the risk of patients being exposed to Covid-19. “The reality is, the opioid crisis has not gone anywhere,” said Allegra Schorr … Dr. Joel Idowu, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences at Richmond University Medical Center, echoed the importance of telemedicine during the crisis. Some of the loosened regulations on initial visits for …

Mental Health Services

New Telehealth Service Helps Reduce Relapse Risk for Those in Recovery; Hiring Increased by 50% to Meet Demand | PR Newswire | 4/1/2020

… to help aid with the influx of new recovery clients.” To coordinate a phone or secure video appointment with a Certified Peer Supporter or apply for a position, contact (614) 328-4228. About Thrive Behavioral Health Center Thrive Behavioral Health Center (TBHC) is certified by Ohio Mental Health Addiction Services and offers a variety of programs to support individuals in recovery from substance use and mental health diagnoses. The agency’s use …

Medicaid

New Telehealth Service Helps Reduce Relapse Risk for Those in Recovery; Hiring Increased by 50% to Meet Demand | PR Newswire | 4/1/2020

… treatment, has introduced its new state-of-the-art telehealth platform in response to Covid-19 social distancing to serve Medicaid-eligible individuals to reduce the risk of relapse during the current stressful climate. Demand … or apply for a position, contact (614) 328-4228. About Thrive Behavioral Health Center Thrive Behavioral Health Center (TBHC) is certified by Ohio Mental Health Addiction Services and offers a variety of programs to support individuals …

HIPAA

Long-term Advocacy Effort Pays Off with Patient-Centered Changes to 42 CFR Part 2 Privacy Regulations | Business Wire | 3/30/2020

… use disorders. Netsmart was a leader in advocacy to amend 42 CFR Part 2, and a founding member of the Behavioral Health IT (BHIT) Coalition, a group of more than a dozen major associations, providers … ruling will save lives. By applying the gold standard of HIPAA, we can provide better coordination of care and a higher standard of care for our patients who are at the greatest risk,” said Centerstone …

Department of Health and Human Services

More Than a Dozen COVID-19 Cases at Psychiatric Hospital | U.S. News & World Report | 3/30/2020

Department of Health and Human Services told The Associated Press. The other patient who tested positive has since fully recovered, the agency said. “We are profoundly sorry to learn that our patient passed; our staff cares deeply about our patients and losses like this are always difficult,” said Sean Murphy, DSHS Assistant Secretary for the Behavioral Health Administration. “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of our patient. We …

Medicare

As COVID-19 isolates patients, telehealth becomes lifeline for behavioral health | FierceHealthcare | 3/30/2020

… urged to stay at home amid the COVID-19 crisis, it’s not just physical health that’s going largely digital—it’s behavioral health, too. Social distancing can go against some of the key advice for treating … tracking tech, telehealth projects for COVID-19 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services waived certain payment requirements to ease access to telehealth in Medicare , and major national insurers are waving copayments and cost-sharing for …

Substance Abuse

Tennessee Gets $476K Grant for Tornado Victim Mental Health | U.S. News & World Report | 3/27/2020

Substance Abuse Services says the grant comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Crisis Counseling & Training Program. The grant will help provide outreach and support services to storm survivors in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson Counties. State staffers will work alongside Centerstone, Mental Health Cooperative, and Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System to provide the mental health services. Severe storms that spun up multiple tornadoes on March 3 killed 25 people in …

Revenue Cycle Management

Credible Behavioral Health Partners with Change Healthcare to Provide Free EHR during COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

ROCKVILLE, Md. , March 26, Credible Behavioral Health (“Credible”), a portfolio company of Martis Capital , is extending immediate assistance to behavioral health agencies challenged by the COVID-19 crisis. In partnership with Change Healthcare , one of the nation’s leading revenue cycle management providers with more than 2,000 payer relationships, Credible is offering a 90-day free trial of certain aspects of its market-leading EHR software solution, which can be implemented …

Medication Management

COVID-19 live updates: MIT students had contact with Tufts student who tested positive | 3/13/2020

behavioral health medication management, and prenatal exams,” Stuopis wrote. Stuopis wrote that patients who need to schedule an appointment should contact MIT Medical to be informed of whether they need to be seen in person. The Dental Service, Eye Service, and Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Service will still be available for emergency appointments. Patients with appointments that are not considered “essential care” will be asked to cancel the appointments and …

American Academy of Pediatrics

U.S. News to Convene National Pediatric Leadership Summit at Texas Children’s Hospital | PR Newswire | 2/25/2020

… News to Convene National Pediatric Leadership Summit at Texas Children’s Hospital Leaders from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics and more are among event speakers News provided by Feb 25 … Hospital David A. Axelson , M.D. , Chief, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Chief, Section of Psychiatry; John W. Wolfe Endowed Chair in Pediatric Psychiatry, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Tami D. Benton , M.D. , Psychiatrist-in-Chief and …

Population Health

Dr. Ken Hopper | 2/13/2020

Armor Correctional Health Services has announced that Dr. Ken Hopper, a nationally renowned behavioral and population health specialist with 30 years of experience, has joined their leadership team as chief behavioral integrated health systems officer … He is also a member of the National Council for Behavioral Health and is a founding member of the Medical Director Institute …

EMR

Cerner Receives ‘Best in KLAS’ Distinctions in Health Care Technology Nasdaq:CERN | Globe Newswire | 2/7/2020

EHR leader recognized for Behavioral Health, Global Acute Care EMR and Most Improved Physician Practices. February 07, 2020 10:01 ET Source: Cerner Corporation KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN), a global health care technology company, has achieved 2020 Best in KLAS honors, recognizing the company’s outstanding efforts in three distinct areas to help health care professionals deliver better patient care. KLAS Research, a leading …

Patient Satisfaction

Trauma-Informed Care May Ease Patient Fear, Clinician Burnout | Intimate Partner Violence | JAMA | JAMA Network | 1/29/2020

… happen and say, ‘If that doesn’t work for you, we can try this other way,’” said Ravi, an assistant professor at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Trauma-informed care is already widely used in behavioral health, with guidance available from the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). But it’s also increasingly being applied in other settings including primary care , obstetrics and gynecology, and emergency departments. In addition to …

Mental Health Software

Behavioral Health Software Market Growth Revenue And Business Opportunities In Coming Years | 1/17/2020

Increasing adoption of behavior health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst … 2022. In 2017, North America is expected to dominate the mental health software market, followed by Europe. What are the market Segments? This report segments the behavioral health software market into component, delivery model, functionality …

Autism Therapy

Trumpet Adds Service Areas & Treatment Centers Across Colorado | PR Newswire | 1/16/2020

LAKEWOOD, Colo. Trumpet Behavioral Health (“Trumpet”) is transforming lives across the country by offering exceptional autism treatment to children, teens, and adolescents with autism. Following their rapid growth in 2019, Trumpet will add new service … hours and evening and weekend availability, Trumpet makes receiving unparalleled autism therapy personalized and family-friendly. “Our goal is to ensure every family affected by autism has access to high-quality, convenient treatment options,” says …

Digital Health Solutions

Telemedicine 2020 | 1/15/2020

… offering a telemedicine service to allow people to access Metformin in the pursuit of aging. Industry News: Cigna, MDLIVE Make Behavioral Health Virtual Visits Simpler and More Convenient With mental health issues on the rise … and allied health professionals. Express Scripts Improves Patient Access to Digital Health Solutions As more people turn to digital programs to improve their health, Express Scripts ( @ExpressScripts ) is making it easier to connect consumers with …

Patient Engagement Platform

LifeWIRE® Corp. and PSYCHeANALYTICS, Inc. Forge Strategic Marketing Agreement | PRWeb | 1/13/2020

… marketing agreement to move forward as a joint solution for clients. With LifeWIRE’s patented communication platform and PSYCHeANALYTICS’ psychosocial and behavioral health assessment tool, the two companies are unlocking the combined power of their innovative … target and reduce symptoms before they escalate. Seamlessly integrating a patient engagement platform with a behavioral and psychosocial assessment solution will not only reduce suffering, but it will save lives,” says Lorenz. With a shared …

Patient Engagement

LifeWIRE® Corp. and PSYCHeANALYTICS, Inc. Forge Strategic Marketing Agreement | PRWeb | 1/13/2020

behavioral health assessment tool, the two companies are unlocking the combined power of their innovative health technologies to reduce suffering and save lives. Howard Rosen, LifeWIRE CEO & Founder believes that LifeWIRE’s suite of personalized communications, monitoring, and data capture solutions for population management and patient self-directed care provides a unique patient engagement element for PSYCHeANALYTICS behavioral health assessment. “The LifeWIRE + PSYCHeANALYTICS advantage is an innovative and intuitive solution that …

Mental Health Parity

Side Hustles And Credit Card Debt: How NYers Pay For Mental Health Care | 1/10/2020

… more likely to go outside of their insurance networks for mental health care and addiction treatment (collectively referred to as behavioral health care) than for other types of health care, despite laws requiring insurers to … behavioral health coverage in New York come from the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 , which aims to prevent health plans from imposing greater restrictions or cost-sharing requirements on behavioral …

Referral Management

EnSoftek’s DrCloudEHR™ simplifies Patient Enrollment with its best practices module, Inbound Referral Management (IRM) | PRWeb | 1/9/2020

EnSoftek’s DrCloudEHR™ simplifies Patient Enrollment with its best practices module, Inbound Referral Management (IRM) Share Article EnSoftek announces the release of its Inbound Referral Management module, enhancing its flagship cloud-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution, DrCloudEHR™ for Behavioral Health and Human Services organizations. Inbound Referral Management (IRM) Module As we start a new year and decade, EnSoftek continues to lead EHR systems with strong product development investments and is …

Optum

Behavioral Care Advocate - Telecommute - UnitedHealth Group - Latham, NY | 4/1/2020

UnitedHealth Group Latham, New York, United States 8 hours ago Apply Now Description You’re looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? Optum, part of United HealthCare is offering an innovative new standard for care management. We’re going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Our growth is fueling the need for highly …

Apple Health

The Rooted Alumni Program Launches Mobile App to Strengthen Continuing Care Efforts | PRWeb | 3/31/2020

The Rooted Alumni Program Launches Mobile App to Strengthen Continuing Care Efforts Share Article Promises Behavioral Health’s Rooted Alumni program releases a mobile app to support past clients in their recovery journeys. Our goal has … in their recovery. This app will be available to both Apple and Android users and can be found in their respective app stores. The Rooted Alumni app will allow previous clients from the Promises Behavioral …

Teladoc

Florida Blue extends grace period for payment of premiums | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

… also increased virtual health access for its members in response to COVID-19. The insurer added no-cost access to Teladoc for its Medicare Advantage members and waived all copays for all its Affordable Care … for All Floridians Additionally, Florida Blue partnered with New Directions Behavioral Health to open a free emotional support helpline for all Floridians , including those who do not have insurance or have coverage with another health …

HealthDay

The Doctor Gap: Where Are All the Mental Health Care Providers? | U.S. News & World Report | 3/18/2020

HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) – Even in the midst of rising rates of suicide and substance abuse, nearly 117 million Americans live in what is known as “health professional shortage areas … did things get so bad? The dearth of mental and behavioral health professionals – psychiatrists, psychologists, marriage and family therapists and others – is not a recent development. It has slowly snowballed since the 1980s when state …

Cerner

Cerner Receives ‘Best in KLAS’ Distinctions in Health Care Technology Nasdaq:CERN | Globe Newswire | 2/7/2020

EHR leader recognized for Behavioral Health, Global Acute Care EMR and Most Improved Physician Practices. February 07, 2020 10:01 ET Source: Cerner Corporation KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN), a global health care technology company, has achieved 2020 Best in KLAS honors, recognizing the company’s outstanding efforts in three distinct areas to help health care professionals deliver better patient care. KLAS Research, a leading …

Quartet Health

Quartet Health Announces New Effort to Improve Access to Mental Health Care and Patient Health Outcomes | PR Newswire | 1/28/2020

NEW YORK Quartet Health, an innovative mental health care technology and services company, today announced a new effort to improve the quality of mental health care that patients receive. In an industry first, Quartet and innovative health care payer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) are collaborating on a new effort that will enable Blue Cross NC’s value-based payment model for behavioral health care …

Kareo

Behavioral Health Software Market Growth Revenue And Business Opportunities In Coming Years | 1/17/2020

Increasing adoption of behavior health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst … US), ICANotes (US), InSync Healthcare Solutions (US), iSalus Healthcare (US), Kareo (US), Meditab Software (US), Mentegram (US), Mindlinc (US), Netsmart (US), Nextgen Healthcare (US), and NextStep Solutions (US). About Marketsandmarkets™ inc. Factors such as the …

Meditab Software

Behavioral Health Software Market Growth Revenue And Business Opportunities In Coming Years | 1/17/2020

Increasing adoption of behavior health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst … US), InSync Healthcare Solutions (US), iSalus Healthcare (US), Kareo (US), Meditab Software (US), Mentegram (US), Mindlinc (US), Netsmart (US), Nextgen Healthcare (US), and NextStep Solutions (US). About Marketsandmarkets™ inc. Factors such as the growing incidence …

Mentegram

Behavioral Health Software Market Growth Revenue And Business Opportunities In Coming Years | 1/17/2020

Increasing adoption of behavior health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst … Solutions (US), iSalus Healthcare (US), Kareo (US), Meditab Software (US), Mentegram (US), Mindlinc (US), Netsmart (US), Nextgen Healthcare (US), and NextStep Solutions (US). About Marketsandmarkets™ inc. Factors such as the growing incidence of urolithiasis and …

iSALUS Healthcare

Behavioral Health Software Market Growth Revenue And Business Opportunities In Coming Years | 1/17/2020

Increasing adoption of behavior health software, availability of government funding, government initiatives to encourage EHR adoption in behavioral health organizations, favorable behavioral health reforms in the US, and high demand for mental health services amidst … Credible Behavioral Health (US), ICANotes (US), InSync Healthcare Solutions (US), iSalus Healthcare (US), Kareo (US), Meditab Software (US), Mentegram (US), Mindlinc (US), Netsmart (US), Nextgen Healthcare (US), and NextStep Solutions (US). About Marketsandmarkets™ inc. Factors …

Owl Insights

Patrick Kennedy Joins Owl Insights as Strategic Advisor | PRWeb | 1/9/2020

Patrick Kennedy Joins Owl Insights as Strategic Advisor Share Article Healthcare Expert and Mental Health Advocate Brings Unique Expertise, Personal Story and Vision for National Reform PORTLAND, Ore. Owl Insights , the leading provider of precision care management technology for behavioral health announced the appointment of Patrick Kennedy, founder of the Kennedy Forum and One Mind, as a strategic advisor effective immediately. “Patrick brings a personal perspective and deep understanding of …

DrCloudEHR

EnSoftek’s DrCloudEHR™ simplifies Patient Enrollment with its best practices module, Inbound Referral Management (IRM) | PRWeb | 1/9/2020

EnSoftek’s DrCloudEHR™ simplifies Patient Enrollment with its best practices module, Inbound Referral Management (IRM) Share Article EnSoftek announces the release of its Inbound Referral Management module, enhancing its flagship cloud-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution, DrCloudEHR™ for Behavioral Health and Human Services organizations. Inbound Referral Management (IRM) Module As we start a new year and decade, EnSoftek continues to lead EHR systems with strong product development investments and is …

Credible Behavioral Health Software

Global Behavioral Health Software Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 | 1/8/2020

Global Behavioral Health Software Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 Published: Single User License: US $ 3480 Corporate User License: US $ 6960 Summary Market Overview The global Behavioral Health Software market … 2.7.3 Credible SWOT Analysis 2.7.4 Credible Product and Services 2.7.5 Credible Behavioral Health Software Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share (2018-2019) 2.8 CureMD 2.8.2 CureMD Major Business and Total Revenue (Financial Highlights) Analysis 2.8.3 CureMD …

OptumRx

Genoa’s first behavioral health pharmacy in NYC is its 500th in the U.S. | Crain’s New York Business | 12/19/2019

Reprints Print Genoa Healthcare, a national pharmacy chain specializing in behavioral health, has opened its 500th location—in Jackson Heights, Queens—through a partnership with the Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Center. The co-located pharmacy … and service for those who need it most.” UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRx acquired Genoa last year for about $2.5 billion from private-equity firm Advent International, according to Bloomberg . OptumRx is the health care conglomerate’s pharmacy …

Carequality

News 12/18/19 | 12/19/2019

behavioral health provider Emilio Health raises $5 million in seed funding from Oak HC/FT. The Palo Alto, CA-based startup combines in-person treatment with digital behavioral health tools that include scheduling, tracking progress, and virtual visits. Announcements and Implementations Greenway Health makes the Carequality Interoperability Framework available to its Prime Suite and Intergy EHR customers via the CommonWell network. Precision Cardiology Consultants (FL) implements remote patient monitoring technology …

UnitedHealth Group

Genoa’s first behavioral health pharmacy in NYC is its 500th in the U.S. | Crain’s New York Business | 12/19/2019

Reprints Print Genoa Healthcare, a national pharmacy chain specializing in behavioral health, has opened its 500th location—in Jackson Heights, Queens—through a partnership with the Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Center. The co-located pharmacy … of support and service for those who need it most.” UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRx acquired Genoa last year for about $2.5 billion from private-equity firm Advent International, according to Bloomberg . OptumRx is the health care …

GlaxoSmithKline

Discovery Behavioral Health Acquires Casa Palmera | PR Newswire | 12/16/2019

Discovery Behavioral Health Acquires Casa Palmera The San Diego Center Offers Evidence-based Treatment for Adults Dealing with Drugs and Alcohol Addiction News provided by Dec 16, 2019, 15:07 ET Share this article LOS ANGELES … behavioral health field, including positions with Promises Behavioral Health and GlaxoSmithKline. John Peloquin , president & CEO of Discovery Behavioral Health stated, “Our acquisition of Casa Palmera further enhances our ability to provide proven, clinically-sound, affordable …

meQuilibrium

Our Approach To Workplace Mental Health Is “Insane” | Forbes | 12/11/2019

meQuilibrium , recently conducted a series of workshops with HR leaders at major companies across the U.S. to discuss the state of workplace mental health: how current approaches are working and what new solutions might look like. The new reality Addressing mental and behavioral health is increasingly urgent for employers. But, almost three-quarters of the HR leaders surveyed do not believe the solutions and vendors they rely on to address …

PatientPing

PatientPing Announces Two Additions to its Enterprise Suite of Solutions | PR Newswire | 12/5/2019

PRNewswire/ – PatientPing, the nation’s leading care collaboration network, today announced the launch of two new products, Callouts and Spotlights, to its enterprise care collaboration suite. With an enterprise product suite of Pings, Stories, Callouts, and … at the right care setting such as home health and behavioral health providers and it eases the pressure on health systems,” said Sagnik Bhattacharya, Head of Product at PatientPing. “Through seamless integration with the electronic …

UnitedHealth

MDS Coordinator - Genoa Healthcare - Detroit, MI - UnitedHealth Group - Detroit, MI | 12/5/2019

… Share Description Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you’re part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change … pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group’s family of businesses. We are part of a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work …

Health Integrated

(USA-ME-Bangor) Integrated Behavioral Health Coordinator - (Hancock County) | 12/5/2019

Northern Light Health Integrated Behavioral Health Coordinator - (Hancock County) in Bangor , Maine The location of this position will be in Ellsworth, Maine Job Summary: The Integrated Behavioral Health Coordinator (IBHC) reports to the Program Manager of the Behavioral Health Home. The IBHC is part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team with adults who have serious and persistent mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbance. As part of the integrated …

NextGate

County of Monterey to Improve Patient Matching and Coordinated Care Delivery with NextGate | PR Newswire | 12/5/2019

Sverige County of Monterey to Improve Patient Matching and Coordinated Care Delivery with NextGate Natividad and the Monterey County Health Department’s outpatient clinics and behavioral health services will leverage NextGate’s EMPI solution to provide and maintain a single longitudinal patient identifier throughout the county News provided by NextGate Dec 05, 2019, 08:00 ET PASADENA, Calif. , Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – NextGate , the global leader in healthcare enterprise identification, announced today that …

Centene

Centene and WellCare Receive State Approvals for Pending Merger from Illinois and New Jersey | PR Newswire | 12/5/2019

ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla. , Dec. 5, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) (“Centene”) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”) today announced that the Illinois Department of Insurance, the New Jersey Department of Banking and … other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits …

Beacon Health Options

Massachusetts Medical Society Endorses Program to Help Providers Care for Patients with Chronic Pain and/or Substance Use Disorders | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain offers real-time consultation to primary care providers News provided by Beacon Health Options Dec 04, 2019, 12:39 ET BOSTON , Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – A recent … Health and Human Services through its contract with the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, a Beacon Health Options company. It is a no-cost service that assists providers in caring for all patients with chronic pain …

Catasys

Catasys (NASDAQ:CATS) Downgraded to Hold at ValuEngine - Ticker Report | 12/4/2019

ValuEngine lowered shares of Catasys (NASDAQ:CATS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on … improve treatment outcomes and lower the utilization of medical and behavioral health plan services. Featured Article: Economic Reports To view ValuEngine’s full report, visit ValuEngine’s official website …

HealthCare Partners

When Police Arrived At Oregon Mental Health Hospital, They Found A Handcuffed Man Outside Shivering In The Cold | Kaiser Health News | 12/9/2019

… the ground of the ambulance bay, handcuffed and shivering in just a T-shirt and shorts. A security guard told two officers that the man had been released from the Unity Center for Behavioral Health but wouldn’t leave. The guard told police the man apparently had taken crystal methamphetamine and should go to detox. (Bernstein, 12/8) MPR: Reports Of Hospital’s Possible Closure Spark Worry In St. Paul Recent indications that …

Century Capital

Vizion Health expands into Texas adolescent addiction market | PRWeb | 12/5/2019

… alcohol addiction related issues”. Vizion’s purchase of Shoreline marks the fourth acquisition in an aggressive campaign to purchase high quality behavioral health facilities throughout the country. Vizion Health LLC is a privately-owned healthcare company … Aaron Kneas, a Vizion partner and managing director with New Century Capital Partners (NCCP), supports the Vizion Team on structuring transactions and securing the capital for the Company’s growth. “The strength of the core Vizion …

Morgan Stanley

Man Group plc Sells 48,003 Shares of Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) | 12/5/2019

… a “buy” rating and set a $240.00 price target on shares of Cigna in a report on Monday, November 25th. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on shares of Cigna from $207.00 to $208.00 and … Other segments. The Integrated Medical segment offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured clients; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part …

Sandbox Industries

(USA) Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare | 12/5/2019

… Job Information AbilTo Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare in United States AbleTo, Inc. is a market leader in providing technology-enabled behavioral health care. AbleTo has been treating patients for over six years, and improves patient … higher-cost, higher-risk members. AbleTo’s investors include .406 Ventures, Sandbox Industries, HLM Venture Partners, Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., Bain Capital Ventures, Aetna Ventures, and Optum Ventures. Data is integral to nearly everything that we …

HLM Venture Partners

(USA) Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare | 12/5/2019

… Job Information AbilTo Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare in United States AbleTo, Inc. is a market leader in providing technology-enabled behavioral health care. AbleTo has been treating patients for over six years, and improves patient … higher-risk members. AbleTo’s investors include .406 Ventures, Sandbox Industries, HLM Venture Partners, Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., Bain Capital Ventures, Aetna Ventures, and Optum Ventures. Data is integral to nearly everything that we do at …

406 Ventures

(USA) Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare | 12/5/2019

… Job Information AbilTo Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare in United States AbleTo, Inc. is a market leader in providing technology-enabled behavioral health care. AbleTo has been treating patients for over six years, and improves patient … spending for higher-cost, higher-risk members. AbleTo’s investors include .406 Ventures, Sandbox Industries, HLM Venture Partners, Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., Bain Capital Ventures, Aetna Ventures, and Optum Ventures. Data is integral to nearly everything …

Optum Ventures

(USA) Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare | 12/5/2019

… Job Information AbilTo Data Analyst - Senior Healthcare in United States AbleTo, Inc. is a market leader in providing technology-enabled behavioral health care. AbleTo has been treating patients for over six years, and improves patient … Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., Bain Capital Ventures, Aetna Ventures, and Optum Ventures. Data is integral to nearly everything that we do at AbleTo, and as a result the analytics team plays a key role at …

Echo Health Ventures

Covenant House seeks to expand mental health services | Crain’s New York Business | 12/3/2019

… that can recommend a patient undergo medical stabilization while detoxing. Dr. Charles Barron, the system’s deputy chief medical officer for behavioral health, said the change was driven by evidence showing patients can be more effectively … bringing its previously announced Series D round to $67.5 million. Echo Health Ventures, a joint venture between Cambia Health Solutions and the venture arm of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, and Deerfield Capital …

Cambia Health Solutions

Covenant House seeks to expand mental health services | Crain’s New York Business | 12/3/2019

… that can recommend a patient undergo medical stabilization while detoxing. Dr. Charles Barron, the system’s deputy chief medical officer for behavioral health, said the change was driven by evidence showing patients can be more effectively … to $67.5 million. Echo Health Ventures, a joint venture between Cambia Health Solutions and the venture arm of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, and Deerfield Capital contributed to the additional funding, Business Insider …

Jefferies Financial Group

Point72 Asset Management L.P. Has $9.86 Million Holdings in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) | 12/2/2019

… of the stock is currently owned by company insiders. ACHC has been the subject of a number of research reports. Jefferies Financial Group set a $40.00 target price on shares of Acadia Healthcare and gave … residential treatment centers, group homes, substance abuse facilities, and outpatient behavioral healthcare facilities to serve the behavioral health and recovery needs of communities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico. Acadia Healthcare …

Rock Health

Quartet Health announced a tie-up with Cambia Health Solutions after securing $67.5 million | Business Insider | 12/2/2019

… story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here. New York-based behavioral health startup Quartet Health capped off its Series D funding round with an additional … 2019 — accounting for 8% of all digital health funding, per Rock Health. And investors are willing to bet bigger on these companies: The average deal size for behavioral health cos has swelled 73% from last …

F-Prime Capital Partners

Quartet Health adds $7.5M to its summer Series D round, announces new partnership with Cambia Health Solutions | MobiHealthNews | 12/2/2019

… Series D round, announces new partnership with Cambia Health Solutions December 02, 2019 Share Quartet Health, a startup focused on behavioral health and primary care, has tacked an extra $7.5 million onto its $60 million … and follows eight-digit rounds headed by GV in 2016 , F-Prime Capital Partners and Polaris in 2018 and Centene Corporation in June . The platform has seen a number of deployments and partnerships similar to …

F-Prime Capital

Quartet Health adds $7.5M to its summer Series D round, announces new partnership with Cambia Health Solutions | MobiHealthNews | 12/2/2019

… Series D round, announces new partnership with Cambia Health Solutions December 02, 2019 Share Quartet Health, a startup focused on behavioral health and primary care, has tacked an extra $7.5 million onto its $60 million … and follows eight-digit rounds headed by GV in 2016 , F-Prime Capital Partners and Polaris in 2018 and Centene Corporation in June . The platform has seen a number of deployments and partnerships similar to …

SV Health Investors

American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues | 12/1/2019

… plans and the industry at large address the increasing challenges of clinician shortages, fragmented care and societal stigmas impeding adequate behavioral health access and treatment. Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Now Live “American Well is focused … and profoundly impactful organizations,” said Michael Balmuth, Managing Partner at SV Health Investors, Aligned’s sole institutional investor. “Aligned Telehealth has delivered proven results in the behavioral health space generally and telepsychiatry specifically. We’re delighted to …

Citigroup

Owl Creek Asset Management L.P. Makes New Investment in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) | 11/30/2019

… Cigna from $180.00 to $205.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 6th. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $221.00 price target (up from $203.00) on … Other segments. The Integrated Medical segment offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured clients; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part …

Oak HC/FT

Cambia Health Solutions invests in integrated mental health care with Quartet partnership | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

Cambia Health Solutions is partnering with New York City startup Quartet to better integrate behavioral health care and primary care for regional health plan members. The Portland, Oregon-based health plan will first launch Quartet’s … a total of $160.5 million to date from investors including Oak HC/FT, GV (formerly Google Ventures), F-Prime Capital Partners and Polaris Partners. RELATED: Digital behavioral health, women’s health seeing strong growth in venture …

Google Ventures

Cambia Health Solutions invests in integrated mental health care with Quartet partnership | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

Cambia Health Solutions is partnering with New York City startup Quartet to better integrate behavioral health care and primary care for regional health plan members. The Portland, Oregon-based health plan will first launch Quartet’s … to date from investors including Oak HC/FT, GV (formerly Google Ventures), F-Prime Capital Partners and Polaris Partners. RELATED: Digital behavioral health, women’s health seeing strong growth in venture capital funding: report The company …

Polaris Partners

Cambia Health Solutions invests in integrated mental health care with Quartet partnership | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

Cambia Health Solutions is partnering with New York City startup Quartet to better integrate behavioral health care and primary care for regional health plan members. The Portland, Oregon-based health plan will first launch Quartet’s … FT, GV (formerly Google Ventures), F-Prime Capital Partners and Polaris Partners. RELATED: Digital behavioral health, women’s health seeing strong growth in venture capital funding: report The company has developed a central technology platform that …

Mosaic Health Solutions

Cambia Health Solutions invests in integrated mental health care with Quartet partnership | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

Cambia Health Solutions is partnering with New York City startup Quartet to better integrate behavioral health care and primary care for regional health plan members. The Portland, Oregon-based health plan will first launch Quartet’s … capital arm that combined with Blue Cross of North Carolina’s Mosaic Health Solutions. Echo Health Ventures and Deerfield Capital Management contributed $7.5 million in funding. That financing combines with a $60 million investment led by …

Deerfield Management

Quartet and Cambia Health Solutions Regional Health Plans Team up to Bring Improved Access to Mental Health Care Across the Pacific Northwest | PR Newswire | 11/27/2019

… Health Solutions, made an investment in Quartet as part of its commitment to building and scaling innovative solutions in the behavioral health space. Centene Corporation also invested in Quartet earlier this year . Research shows that … D funding round at $67 .5MM, with Echo Health Ventures, Deerfield Management and formerly announced Centene Corporation joining returning investors GV (formerly Google Ventures), Oak HC/FT, F-Prime Capital Partners, and Polaris Partners. This …

Goldman Sachs

Business Briefs | Business | indiawest.com | 11/23/2019

… Goldman Sachs, and a global investment management corporation, along with the continued backing of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners and BlueMountain Capital Management, further round out Aligned’s investor base and ensure we are well-positioned to take advantage of future expansion opportunities.” Octave Closes $11M Series A Funding Round Octave , a national behavioral health practice, has raised an $11M Series A funding round led by Greycroft. The new funding will allow Octave …

Thrive Capital

Debate whether DSRIP 2.0 funding should flow through hospitals or insurers permeates Crain’s summit | Crain’s New York Business | 11/22/2019

… mandate that some portion of those dollars have to go to serve non-billable community-based organizations, community health centers, behavioral health care providers and oral health [providers],” he said. Former state Medicaid Director Jason … has raised $20 million in Series B financing, led by Thrive Capital. The company, which is based in Hudson Yards, will use the money to expand its technology as well as its reach, said Rightway’s …

General Catalyst

Healthcare IT firm Well Dot picks Chapel Hill for its $3.1M headquarters, adding 400 jobs | 11/20/2019

… health engine,” which engages with a client’s employees through a phone-based app. It sends them reminders, offers clinical and behavioral health tools and connects them with services and on-demand experts. It also includes … million in a seed funding round. The primary investors were General Catalyst, John Doerr, Partners from Hellman & Friedman and Mosaic Health Solutions, a division of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. Loveman, Werry and …

RBC Capital Markets

379 lgbtq friendly companies - Pastebin.com | 11/19/2019

… Vineyards Qualcomm Incorporated Quorum RAFI Architecture and Design Rainbow Chamber of Commerce Silicon Valley Ralph’s Regal Weddings Ray Holley Communications RBC Capital Markets, LLC Replacements, Ltd. Restaurant Management Concepts Reverberate! Marketing Communications, Inc. Rising Tide … Starrtek LLC State Street Corporation Steven Graves Insurance Agency Stonewall Behavioral Health Stonewall Columbus Stuffed Cakes, LLC Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Services Company, Inc. SunDaily Support.com, Inc. Sweet Dixie Kitchen Symantec Corporation Taber Food Services …

Bain Capital Ventures

(USA-NY) Senior Data Analyst - Patient Acquisition | 11/17/2019

… Information AbilTo Senior Data Analyst - Patient Acquisition in New York AbleTo, Inc. is a market leader in providing technology-enabled behavioral health care. AbleTo has been treating patients for over six years, and improves patient … Ventures, Sandbox Industries, HLM Venture Partners, Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., Bain Capital Ventures, Aetna Ventures, and Optum Ventures. Data is integral to nearly everything that we do at AbleTo, and as a result the analytics …

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, Hoffman Estates IL

History of Psychiatry and Medicine Addressed in Captivating New Book | PRWeb | 4/3/2020

History of Psychiatry and Medicine Addressed in Captivating New Book Share Article Author Anthony M D’Agostino, MD explores our current healthcare system through a look at its beginnings in “The Curious Case of the Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital.” Book Cover A respected medical professional with over 45 years of experience in psychiatry, D’Agostino shares his expert insights, extensive research and personal testimony to shed a light on a health …

Ascension

The Global Behavioural Health Market is expected to grow from USD 121,223.12 Million in 2018 to USD 169,452.12 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.90% | PR Newswire | 3/31/2020

Behavioral Health Network Inc., CareTech Holdings PLC, The MENTOR Network, Inc., Universal Health Services, Inc., Ascension Seton, North Range Behavioral Health, Promises Behavioral Health, Pyramid Healthcare Inc., and Strategic Behavioral Health LLC. On the basis of Disorder, the Global Behavioural Health Market is studied across Alcohol Use Disorders, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia, and Substance Abuse Disorders.On the basis of Service, the Global Behavioural Health Market is studied …

Geisinger

As COVID-19 isolates patients, telehealth becomes lifeline for behavioral health | FierceHealthcare | 3/30/2020

… urged to stay at home amid the COVID-19 crisis, it’s not just physical health that’s going largely digital—it’s behavioral health, too. Social distancing can go against some of the key advice for treating … you feel loved or cared for (video embedded below). RELATED: Geisinger, UPMC among health systems fast-tracking tech, telehealth projects for COVID-19 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services waived certain payment requirements to ease …

Peak View Behavioral Health, Colorado Springs CO

Peak View Behavioral Health Opens a Specialized Unit Dedicated to Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Patients | PRWeb | 3/29/2020

Peak View Behavioral Health Opens a Specialized Unit Dedicated to Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Patients Share Article Peak View will implement a dedicated unit for presumptive positive COVID patients in need of mental health treatment. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. With the ongoing rise of COVID-19 diagnoses in Colorado, Peak View Behavioral Health in Colorado Springs announces the implementation of a dedicated unit for presumptive positive COVID patients in need of …

Baylor College of Medicine

U.S. News to Convene National Pediatric Leadership Summit at Texas Children’s Hospital | PR Newswire | 2/25/2020

… DNP , Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Texas Children’s Hospital David A. Axelson , M.D. , Chief, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Chief, Section of Psychiatry; John W. Wolfe Endowed Chair in Pediatric Psychiatry, Nationwide … of Medicine Lisa Hollier , M.D. , Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine ; Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children’s Health Plan Julie Kaplow , Ph.D. , Associate Professor, Head of Psychology and Vice Chair for Behavioral Health

Hackensack Meridian Health

Ardent Health Services President & CEO Announces Retirement from Company | Business Wire | 2/21/2020

… CEO David T. Vandewater announces retirement from company in 2020 (Photo: Business Wire) Vandewater joined the company as chairman of Behavioral Healthcare Corporation, Ardent’s predecessor company, in February 2001. Later that year, he was appointed … System, The University of Kansas Health System, Portneuf Health, and Hackensack Meridian Health . Mr. Vandewater added, “We have built a great team with exceptional leadership and talent throughout the organization, and we continue to foster …

Ardent Health Services

Ardent Health Services President & CEO Announces Retirement from Company | Business Wire | 2/21/2020

… Ardent Health Services, has announced his plans to retire from the company in 2020. He will remain as President and CEO until a successor is named. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200220005968/en/ Ardent Health Services President & CEO David T. Vandewater announces retirement from company in 2020 (Photo: Business Wire) Vandewater joined the company as chairman of Behavioral Healthcare Corporation, Ardent’s …

HCA

Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare Announces Steve Davidson as New Board Member | PR Newswire | 2/14/2020

PRNewswire/ – Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare (“Odyssey”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Davidson to the Board of Directors. Odyssey, headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee , has a diverse network of services treating adults and adolescents for eating disorders, psychiatric conditions, substance use, and technology addictions. Odyssey provides a continuum of care including inpatient, intensive residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient services with operations in nine behavioral health locations with 331 total beds …

UPMC

Rural hospital shutdowns boost demand for psych, addictions services | The Business Journals | 1/14/2020

Behavioral Health System is now one of just three providers offering inpatient mental health for children. BryLin, a private health-care organization, offers care for kids ages 5-17, Erie County Medical Center treats ages 12-17, and UPMC Chautauqua has a program for children ages 6-11. BryLin has applied to the State Office of Mental Health to acquire the licenses for the beds decertified by Eastern Niagara, said Mark Nowak , marketing …

RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health taps Dr. Frank Ghinassi to lead behavioral health and addictions service line | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/7/2020

RWJBarnabas Health in West Orange, N.J., has tapped Frank A. Ghinassi, PhD, ABPP, to serve as senior vice president of its behavioral health and addictions service line. Dr. Ghinassi also will remain president and CEO of Rutgers Health University Behavioral Health Care, based in Piscataway, N.J., according to a news release. He previously worked at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC in Pittsburgh, as vice president for quality, patient …

Harvard Medical School

RWJBarnabas Health taps Dr. Frank Ghinassi to lead behavioral health and addictions service line | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/7/2020

… Health in West Orange, N.J., has tapped Frank A. Ghinassi, PhD, ABPP, to serve as senior vice president of its behavioral health and addictions service line. Dr. Ghinassi also will remain president and CEO of … and anxiety partial hospitalization and residential services at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ghinassi is a licensed psychologist and board-certified executive coach …

McLean Hospital

RWJBarnabas Health taps Dr. Frank Ghinassi to lead behavioral health and addictions service line | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/7/2020

… Health in West Orange, N.J., has tapped Frank A. Ghinassi, PhD, ABPP, to serve as senior vice president of its behavioral health and addictions service line. Dr. Ghinassi also will remain president and CEO of … of mood and anxiety partial hospitalization and residential services at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ghinassi is a licensed psychologist and board-certified executive coach …

Northwest Center for Behavioral Health, Woodward OK

Ellis County officials capture fugitive Domestic Assault and Battery suspect | 1/5/2020

Ellis County officials capture fugitive Domestic Assault and Battery suspect WOODWARD, Okla. (KFOR) – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office says the Woodward Police Department captured a Domestic Assault and Battery suspect who escaped from custody January 2 at a Walgreens Sunday morning. Sean Pulver was in custody for Domestic Assault and Battery and Interrupting an Emergency Telephone Call when he escaped the Northwest Center for Behavioral Health Department. “Much appreciation and …

UCHealth

Colorado County Sheriff to Double Size of Mental Health Unit | U.S. News & World Report | 12/30/2019

UCHealth system by mid-February, The Gazette reported Sunday. They will form a second team to work alongside an existing two-person team, officials said. A case manager is also expected to join the unit to prioritize follow-up calls to help connect residents with mental health services and decrease future 911 calls, officials said. The sheriff’s office launched its Behavioral Health Connect Unit more than a year ago to …

Acadia Healthcare

Behavioral Health Market Study 2019: Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts to 2027 | Financial Buzz | 12/20/2019

Dublin, Dec. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Behavioral Health Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019-2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This recent study on the behavioral health market … of Companies) 14.2. Competitive Business Strategies 14.3. Company Profiles 14.3.1. Acadia Healthcare 14.3.1.1. Company Overview 14.3.1.2. Product Portfolio 14.3.1.3. SWOT Analysis 14.3.1.4. Financial Overview 14.3.1.5. Strategic Overview 14.3.2. CareTech Holdings PLC 14.3.3. The MENTOR Network …

Carolinas HealthCare System

(USA-NC-Charlotte) Telemental Health Clinician II Behavioral Health Integration Days | 12/19/2019

Department Name: Behavioral Health Integration Location: BH Contract Management Group Location Details: Remain at 1601 Abbey Place with the potential to work from home after 1 year of hire. Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives …

Christiana Care Health System

Findings of Delaware Prison Health Care Review Released | U.S. News & World Report | 12/5/2019

behavioral health care in state prisons. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Dec. 5, 2019 By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Dec. 5, 2019, at 5:04 a.m. More Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware corrections officials are releasing the results of an independent review of medical and behavioral health care in state prisons. Department of Correction officials planned to release the findings of the review by Christiana Care Health System

Northwell Health

Another downside to vaping: higher odds for depression | 12/4/2019

Northwell Health Center for Tobacco Control, in Great Neck, N.Y. She said, “This study is a call for action among physicians, particularly psychiatrists, that patients suffering from depression or other behavioral health issues must be screened and treated for tobacco dependence, either combustible cigarettes or e-cigarettes.” Folan added that depressed people who are trying to break the nicotine habit may need special care. “Patients with psychiatric disorders may need …

St. Joseph Health

(USA-CA-Santa Rosa) RN I or II - Oncology | 12/4/2019

Job Information St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health RN I or II - Oncology in Santa Rosa , California We are looking for a Staff Nurse I or II - SNA (Staff Nurses Association) for our Oncology department at … regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality …

Providence St. Joseph Health

(USA-WA-Olympia) Admitting Representative | 12/4/2019

Providence Health & Services Admitting Representative in Olympia , Washington Description: Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Admitting Representative (Per diem, Variable shift) to our Patient Registration in Olympia, WA. We are seeking a Admitting Representative … Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation …

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic’s Community Benefit Topped $1B in 2018 – Cleveland Clinic Newsroom | 12/4/2019

As part of its continuing commitment to promote access to healthcare and healthy behaviors in our communities, Cleveland Clinic invested more than $1 billion in community benefit in 2018, the most in the health system’s … approximately 4% from 2017 to 2018 – include pediatric programs, psychiatric/behavioral health programs, obstetrics services, chronic disease management and outpatient clinics. Excluding financial assistance costs and Medicaid shortfalls, Cleveland Clinic provided subsidized health services in …

Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill ‘Superbugs’ as Part of Bear’s Den Innovation Program | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in the clinical-stage biotechnology company Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), as part of the health network’s successful innovation program, the Bear’s Den. APT is taking aim at the … Red Bank , and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin ; a behavioral health hospital – Carrier Clinic in Belle Mead ; and two rehabilitation hospitals – JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison and Shore Rehabilitation Institute in Brick. Additionally …

Sanford Health

(USA-ND-Fargo) Patient Care Technician Inpatient Straight Nights - Behavioral Health | 12/4/2019

Sanford Health Patient Care Technician Inpatient Straight Nights - Behavioral Health in Fargo , North Dakota Job Title: Patient Care Technician Inpatient Straight Nights Behavioral Health Fargo City: Fargo Department : Emergency/Trauma/Critical Care Administration - Nursing Behavioral Health Inpatient - Fargo Job Schedule: Full Time Hours Per Shift: Other JOB SUMMARY The Patient Care Technician (PCT) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The Patient Care Technician provides patient …

Kaiser Permanente

Hospitals, county officials want to open psychiatric center to relieve crowded emergency rooms | 12/4/2019

County health department officials are working with Northern California mental health services provider Crestwood Behavioral Health to establish a 16-bed regional psychiatric health center that officials say could ease overcrowding at local hospital emergency … in the crisis center. Tarek Salaway, senior vice president of Kaiser Permanente operations in Marin and Sonoma counties, said Kaiser’s contribution is aimed at hastening the opening of the psychiatric health center. “Due to the …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Cleveland Clinic’s Community Benefit Topped $1B in 2018 – Cleveland Clinic Newsroom | 12/4/2019

As part of its continuing commitment to promote access to healthcare and healthy behaviors in our communities, Cleveland Clinic invested more than $1 billion in community benefit in 2018, the most in the health system’s … approximately 4% from 2017 to 2018 – include pediatric programs, psychiatric/behavioral health programs, obstetrics services, chronic disease management and outpatient clinics. Excluding financial assistance costs and Medicaid shortfalls, Cleveland Clinic provided subsidized health services in …

Cigna

Patients and Behavioral Health Providers Sue Viant, Cigna and United for Conspiring to Underpay Out-of-Network Claims | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , April 6, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC , a national law firm, filed 4 class action lawsuits alleging United Behavioral Health (United) and Cigna Behavioral Health, Inc. (Cigna) have both conspired for years with Viant, Inc. (Viant) to perpetrate a fraud upon patients and out-of-network behavioral health providers who offered outpatient care. The suits were just filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Plaintiffs …

Health Net

The Opioid Epidemic Hasn’t Gone Away With COVID-19. It’s Just Harder To Address | 4/6/2020

Behavioral Health Network. Potee is doing most appointments through phone and video. And she’s been able to prescribe addiction medication for longer periods of time since the state relaxed its prescription rules, “in order to not have people grouped together every morning in a line receiving methadone,” Potee said. That’s the good news. But drop-in recovery centers have closed, so 12-step meetings and counseling are being done virtually …

Cigna Behavioral Health

Patients and Behavioral Health Providers Sue Viant, Cigna and United for Conspiring to Underpay Out-of-Network Claims | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , April 6, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC , a national law firm, filed 4 class action lawsuits alleging United Behavioral Health (United) and Cigna Behavioral Health, Inc. (Cigna) have both conspired for years with Viant, Inc. (Viant) to perpetrate a fraud upon patients and out-of-network behavioral health providers who offered outpatient care. The suits were just filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Plaintiffs …

Aetna

As COVID-19 isolates patients, telehealth becomes lifeline for behavioral health | FierceHealthcare | 3/30/2020

… urged to stay at home amid the COVID-19 crisis, it’s not just physical health that’s going largely digital—it’s behavioral health, too. Social distancing can go against some of the key advice for treating … are also logging on for video visits in large numbers. Aetna is among the plans covering behavioral visits through telehealth, said Cara McNulty, president of Aetna Behavioral Health. The insurer is also working in some …

Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of CA Pledges $20M to Support Behavioral Health Services | HealthPayer Intelligence | 1/22/2020

Private Payers News Blue Shield of CA Pledges $20M to Support Behavioral Health Services The contribution will support behavioral health services and initiatives to tackle the homelessness crisis in order to ensure that commitment to health and wellness is at the forefront. Source: Thinkstock By January 22, 2020 - Blue Shield of California has announced a $20 million commitment to the California Access to Housing and Services fund in order to …

Humana

Rancho Milagro Recovery Joins Humana as an In-Network Provider of Behavioral Health for Drug and Alcohol Detox and Residential Treatment | PR Newswire | 1/16/2020

TEMECULA, Calif. , Jan. 16, As of January 1, 2020 , Rancho Milagro Recovery is proud to announce it has recently joined the Humana Behavioral Health network, approved for substance abuse treatment as an In-Network provider to help people with drug and alcohol addiction. Continue Reading Rancho Milagro Recovery Drug and Alcohol Addiction Detox and Residential Treatment Center With this partnership, Humana members and their families will be able to seek …

Oscar Health

Side Hustles And Credit Card Debt: How NYers Pay For Mental Health Care | 1/10/2020

… more likely to go outside of their insurance networks for mental health care and addiction treatment (collectively referred to as behavioral health care) than for other types of health care, despite laws requiring insurers to … a full year to find someone who both accepted her Oscar Health insurance and made her feel like she was making real progress towards recovery. The first step of Miller’s search was easy enough. She …

Premera Blue Cross

Google Alert - Provider | 1/2/2020

Behavioral Health Management for 2020 Premera Blue Cross In 2020, Optum will continue to manage behavioral health services for our Premera Medicare Advantage plans. Optum behavioral health providers are … Flag as irrelevant You have received this email because you have subscribed to Google Alerts . Unsubscribe Receive this alert as RSS feed Send Feedback …

Amida Care

Genoa’s first behavioral health pharmacy in NYC is its 500th in the U.S. | Crain’s New York Business | 12/19/2019

Reprints Print Genoa Healthcare, a national pharmacy chain specializing in behavioral health, has opened its 500th location—in Jackson Heights, Queens—through a partnership with the Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Center. The co-located pharmacy … health for all New Yorkers, particularly in health care settings, Amida Care CEO Doug Wirth recently told Crain’s . They also should include continuing to expand access to PrEP, especially in LGBTQ communities and communities of …

UnitedHealthcare

HSS Clinical Coordinator (Field) Ocean County, NJ - UnitedHealth Group - Edison, NJ | 12/4/2019

… Nursing) and PED (Pediatric) experience are strongly preferred Experience with arranging community resources Prior field based work experience Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best … Clinical, Case Management, Medicare, Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver, MDS, Managed Care, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Community Health, Long Term Care, LTC, Hospice, Public Health, Assisted Living , United Healthcare, UHC, Field Based, Ocean County, Edison, New Jersey …

Magellan Health

The rising price for mental illness, drug abuse care | 12/4/2019

… organization’s health insurance plans in all 50 states from 2013 to 2017. Among the findings: People seeking inpatient care for behavioral health issues were 5.2 times more likely to be relegated to an out-of … actually gotten worse,” said Henry Harbin, former chief executive of Magellan Health, a managed behavioral health-care company, and adviser to the Bowman Family Foundation, which commissioned the report. “Employers and insurance plans need to …

UPMC Health Plan

(USA-PA-Pittsburgh) Clinical Care Manager - Maternity - Southern Allegheny & Washington Counties (RN) | 12/4/2019

… an interest of working within your community? We have a unique opportunity that may be a perfect fit for you! UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Clinical Care Manager to support our Medical … the care plan with member, caregivers, PCP, specialists, community resources, behavioral health contractor, and other health plan and system departments as appropriate. Review member’s current medication profile; identify issues related to medication adherence, and address …

Amerigroup

Sound Solutions Ensures Full Continuum of Care in the Community | 12/4/2019

… behavioral healthcare organizations and other providers, include Molina, United Behavioral Health, Amerigroup, Coordinated Care and Community Health Plan of Washington. These insurers expect providers to demonstrate improved care outcomes, increased efficiencies, optimized utilization of care and reduced costs, among others. For the insurers and their enrollees, Sound Solutions ensures a full continuum of care for Sound clients—from the most complex needs to the less intensive and short-term needs …

Anthem Blue Cross

Government’s Decision To Cut Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments Paid Off For Rural Consumers | Kaiser Health News | 12/4/2019

… program, which pairs patients with selected providers for more than 100 musculoskeletal, bariatric and cardiovascular procedures. (Meyer, 12/3) California Healthline: Anthem Blue Cross Gets Flagged And Fined More Than Other Insurers One of California’s largest … month to open its 500th pharmacy that’s focused on the behavioral health care needs of certain clinic patients. The pharmacy is part of a business that UnitedHealth Group acquired last year and exemplifies how the …

Wellcare

Centene Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for WellCare Notes | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… CNC ) (“Centene”) announced today the extension of the expiration date of the offers to exchange (the “Exchange Offers”) notes (the “WellCare Notes”) issued by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”) for up to $1,950,000,000 … other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Health plans use digital and AI strategies to tackle mental health issues | 12/3/2019

behavioral health that will ensure people can access the care they need on their terms.” David Wennberg, MD, CEO of Quartet, says mental health is an important part of a person’s overall health, yet it can be difficult to get connected to the right care. “We believe that mental health is health, and strive to get people the right care at the right time.” Last month, Blue Cross Blue Shield …

Wellcare Health Plans

Centene Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for WellCare Notes | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… the extension of the expiration date of the offers to exchange (the “Exchange Offers”) notes (the “WellCare Notes”) issued by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”) for up to $1,950,000,000 aggregate principal amount of … other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits …

Fidelis Care

Centene Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for WellCare Notes | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home … about the impact of the Merger, Centene’s recent acquisition (the “Fidelis Care Transaction”) of substantially all the assets of New York State Catholic Health Plan, Inc., d/b/a Fidelis Care New York (“ Fidelis Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Carolina

Covenant House seeks to expand mental health services | Crain’s New York Business | 12/3/2019

… that can recommend a patient undergo medical stabilization while detoxing. Dr. Charles Barron, the system’s deputy chief medical officer for behavioral health, said the change was driven by evidence showing patients can be more effectively … venture between Cambia Health Solutions and the venture arm of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, and Deerfield Capital contributed to the additional funding, Business Insider reported . Quartet helps connect patients to behavioral health

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan

AmeriHealth Caritas Named Regional Corporation of the Year by Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council | Malvern Daily Record | 12/3/2019

… Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. Operating in 12 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves approximately 5.1 million Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) members through its integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Headquartered in Philadelphia …

AmeriHealth

AmeriHealth Caritas Named Regional Corporation of the Year by Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council | Malvern Daily Record | 12/3/2019

AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, was recently recognized as the Regional Corporation of the Year by the Eastern Minority Supplier Development … managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 35 years of experience serving …

Amerihealth Caritas

AmeriHealth Caritas Named Regional Corporation of the Year by Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council | Malvern Daily Record | 12/3/2019

AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, was recently recognized as the Regional Corporation of the Year by the Eastern Minority Supplier Development … managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 35 years of experience serving …

The Health Plan

Solving the Health Plan Puzzle | 12/3/2019

… their options. Recently, major changes have been made to the health program. New options are now available. FEHBP healthcare plans offer these benefits: laboratory services; emergency services; mental health disorder services (which includes behavioral health care); prescription drugs; substance abuse and newborn and maternity care & pediatric services (which includes vision and oral care); hospitalization; habilitative and rehabilitative devices and services; chronic disease treatment; wellness and preventive services. Cost Factors One …

WellCare Health

Centene Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for WellCare Notes | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… the extension of the expiration date of the offers to exchange (the “Exchange Offers”) notes (the “WellCare Notes”) issued by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”) for up to $1,950,000,000 aggregate principal amount of … other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits …

Centene Corp

Centene Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for WellCare Notes | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 12/2/2019

ST. LOUIS Centene Corporation ( NYSE:CNC ) (“Centene”) announced today the extension of the expiration date of the offers to exchange (the “Exchange Offers”) notes (the “WellCare Notes”) issued by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. ( NYSE:WCG … other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits …

Mark Schneider

Vizion Health LLC addresses the Coronavirus across all of Vizion facilities | PRWeb | 3/22/2020

… facilities are screening all patients being admitted into their facilities, as well as employees on a daily basis. Since Crossroads Behavioral Health in Batesville MS provides adult and geriatric services, they are medically clearing all … support their management who are on front lines every day. Mark Schneider, Vizion CEO says: “Our response to the Coronavirus brings out the best in our employees and our colleagues. We have a transparent management …

Charlie Baker

Coalition of MNA Nurses and Advocates Launch ‘Mental Health is Public Health’ Campaign to Preserve Psychiatric Beds Across Western Massachusetts | PR Newswire | 3/16/2020

Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke , Baystate Health seeks the closure of all its mental health beds in Greenfield , Palmer and Westfield , and the coronavirus (COVID-19) places additional pressure on already strained emergency departments and other hospital services throughout the region. The MNA has sent a letter to Gov. Charlie Baker , Health and Human Services Secretary MaryLou Sudders and the Massachusetts Legislature detailing recommendations from the perspective of front-line …

Donna Kelly-Williams

Coalition of MNA Nurses and Advocates Launch ‘Mental Health is Public Health’ Campaign to Preserve Psychiatric Beds Across Western Massachusetts | PR Newswire | 3/16/2020

… inpatient psychiatric services. The effort comes as Trinity Health plans to close 74 pediatric and adult psychiatric beds at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke , Baystate Health seeks the closure of all its mental health … our healthcare facilities,” the letter from RN and MNA President Donna Kelly-Williams says. Core themes of the Mental Health is Public Health campaign: The lack of quality inpatient mental health services and the impact …

Debbie Stabenow

National Council for Behavioral Health Members Head to The Hill to Preserve Vital Mental Health and Addiction Bill Before it Expires | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

WASHINGTON , March 10, Behavioral health care professionals from across the country will come together on Capitol Hill this week to urge members of Congress to support the bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment … May 22 . More than 100 CCBHC advocates will join Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) at a March 11 event to outline the benefits the clinics provide to tens of thousands …

Roy Blunt

National Council for Behavioral Health Members Head to The Hill to Preserve Vital Mental Health and Addiction Bill Before it Expires | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

WASHINGTON , March 10, Behavioral health care professionals from across the country will come together on Capitol Hill this week to urge members of Congress to support the bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment … CCBHC advocates will join Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) at a March 11 event to outline the benefits the clinics provide to tens of thousands of vulnerable Americans with mental …

Bernie Sanders

The most LGBTQ relevant Democratic Primary races | 3/4/2020

… jobs, improve education, provide resources for displaced youth and assist those experiencing mental health disorders through the National Council for Behavioral health. She currently serves as the CEO and founder of the Elite 30 Association … leader in Philadelphia. As a big player in the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign, he co-founded Reclaim Philadelphia, where he continued to foster a progressive majority in the city. The team played an integral role …

Mike DeWine

Ohio has a ‘severe shortage’ of child psychiatrists | 3/2/2020

COLUMBUS — About half of the nine floors at Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s new behavioral health facility will open next month. The empty floors will give the new Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion room to grow, hospital … situations.” While there’s no one solution for the shortage, Gov. Mike DeWine announced a plan on Friday to improve the state’s mental health care with regard to suicide prevention. DeWine wants to implement new accreditation …

Chris Christie

Brownstein Hyatt hires House Financial Services Committee aide - POLITICO | 3/2/2020

… ethics rules. FORMER CHRISTIE AIDE REGISTERS TO LOBBY: Rich Bagger , a onetime chief of staff to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie , has registered as a lobbyist through Christie’s firm, Christie 55 Solutions . He’ll lobby … previously was a communications associate at the National Council for Behavioral Health . — Cherylyn Harley LeBon has joined Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig as a partner in the firm’s business practice. She previously was president of KLAR Strategies …

Joe Biden

Brownstein Hyatt hires House Financial Services Committee aide - POLITICO | 3/2/2020

… and hedge-fund founder who spent the past year helping Pete Buttigieg , is throwing his weight behind former Vice President Joe Biden ,” The Wall Street Journal ’s Julie Bykowicz reports. “Mr. Kramer is among several … previously was a communications associate at the National Council for Behavioral Health . — Cherylyn Harley LeBon has joined Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig as a partner in the firm’s business practice. She previously was president of KLAR Strategies …

Pete Buttigieg

Brownstein Hyatt hires House Financial Services Committee aide - POLITICO | 3/2/2020

… FUNDRAISERS MIGRATE TO BIDEN: “ Orin Kramer , an influential Democratic fundraiser and hedge-fund founder who spent the past year helping Pete Buttigieg , is throwing his weight behind former Vice President Joe Biden ,” The Wall Street … previously was a communications associate at the National Council for Behavioral Health . — Cherylyn Harley LeBon has joined Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig as a partner in the firm’s business practice. She previously was president of KLAR Strategies …

John Moore

UW Preparing Students to Fight Opioid Epidemic - laramielive.com | 2/21/2020

Eve Hamilton John Moore, Getty Images The University of Wyoming Division for Social Work has recently been awarded $55,000 by the National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH). This award is to help prepare the students to take on the opioid epidemic in Wyoming and the United States as a whole. UW was one of 10 universities throughout the country that was selected from a pool of 100 applicants to receive …

Patrick J. Kennedy

Joy, Hope and Gratitude | 2/11/2020

Behavioral Health Association, Mental Health for US, and the National Council for Behavioral Health. The event also featured two-time U.S. Olympian and IRONMAN triathlete Sarah True, U.S. Representative Chris Pappas, former U.S. Representative Patrick J. Kennedy, and other local and community speakers. 2020 Presidential candidates U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI2), Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL 8), and Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill …

Patrick Kennedy

Quartet Health Announces New Effort to Improve Access to Mental Health Care and Patient Health Outcomes | PR Newswire | 1/28/2020

… and innovative health care payer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) are collaborating on a new effort that will enable Blue Cross NC’s value-based payment model for behavioral health care. This will help ensure people are getting high-quality mental health care that meets their needs in a timely manner while improving efficiency, performance, and patient health outcomes. Together, Quartet and Blue Cross NC …

Rob Portman

Feds to let states tap funds for drug surge | 1/22/2020

… I say what we really have is an addiction crisis.” Other senators pushing to broaden the grant program included Republicans Rob Portman of Ohio and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, also a member of … said Reyna Taylor of the advocacy group National Council for Behavioral Health. The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is preparing to notify states of the newly available grant flexibility. Ultimately, state officials …

Cory Booker

Pete Buttigieg | 12/29/2019

… news/politics-government/article236516903.html /ref − Clay Middleton is a South Carolina Democratic National Committee member advising New Jersey Senator Cory Booker. Middleton told the State newspaper that he was unsurprised by the Buttigieg campaign’s … Budget for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment”] National Council for Behavioral Health (Retrieved 12/27/19) /ref Funding for this administration for fiscal year 2020 was $5.9 billion. In addition to other programs, block grant funding for …

Andrew Yang

Pete Buttigieg | 12/29/2019

… Starkey, June 27, 2019. [https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/topics/federal-budget/ “Federal Budget for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment”] National Council for Behavioral Health (Retrieved 12/27/19) /ref Funding for this administration for fiscal year 2020 was $5.9 … white privilege when the racist reporting at [[MSNBC]] consistently snubbed [[Andrew Yang]] to help Buttigieg surge in early primary polls of [[Iowa]]. ref https://thefederalist.com/2019/11/18/msnbc-excludes-andrew-yang-from-media-coverage-despite-polling …

Kamala Harris

Pete Buttigieg | 12/29/2019

… Working For Most Of Us” Under President Obama], youtube. /ref Early on “Diversity” meant “gay,” not “black.” As Buttigieg surpassed [[Kamala Harris]] in the polls after the Third pre-Primary Debate moving into the 4 … Budget for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment”] National Council for Behavioral Health (Retrieved 12/27/19) /ref Funding for this administration for fiscal year 2020 was $5.9 billion. In addition to other programs, block grant funding for …

Mike Pence

Pete Buttigieg | 12/29/2019

… Starkey, June 27, 2019. [https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/topics/federal-budget/ “Federal Budget for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment”] National Council for Behavioral Health (Retrieved 12/27/19) /ref Funding for this administration for fiscal year 2020 was $5.9 … fleshly nature to God, stating that he wished that, “the Mike Pences of the world” would understand that if they have a problem with who he is then their quarrel is with God. ref [https …

Hillary Clinton

Pete Buttigieg | 12/29/2019

… cause some discomfort with religious or [[conservative]] black Democrats….black Democrats are a focal point because they were critical to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and others winning the party nomination in recent years. br + (quotebox … Budget for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment”] National Council for Behavioral Health (Retrieved 12/27/19) /ref Funding for this administration for fiscal year 2020 was $5.9 billion. In addition to other programs, block grant funding for …

Rick Scott

Editorial: Housing, healthcare, development among the big local issues for Post editorial board | 12/28/2019

… assisted-living facilities had installed life-saving generators. This was well past the Jan. 1 deadline imposed by then-Gov. Rick Scott. And another hurricane season was about to begin. Scott had set the requirement … for public mental health services, the Jerome Golden Center for Behavioral Health in West Palm Beach went bankrupt and, in October, abruptly closed — leaving hundreds of mostly indigent patients in anxious limbo. Hardest hit were …

Jon Tester

Legislation to Help Tribal Communities Address Opioid Epidemic, Mental and Behavioral Health Introduced Before Christmas Recess | 12/26/2019

Published December 26, 2019 Senators Smith, Udall, Tester, Warren, Cortez Masto Push for Resources to Help People Struggling with Addiction, Mental Health Conditions & Other Behavioral Health Crises on Tribal Lands WASHINGTON — Before leaving Washington for the congressional Christmas recess, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) introduced a bill—along with U.S. Sens. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev …

Amy Klobuchar

Longtime Mississippi Community College President to Retire - U.S. News & World Report | 12/5/2019

… U.S. that have survived wars and hurricanes over the past three centuries. Associated Press Dec. 5, 2019 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar is rolling out a plan to help Americans succeed in a changing economy … releasing the results of an independent review of medical and behavioral health care in state prisons. Associated Press Dec. 5, 2019 Tennesseans are invited to visit the governor’s mansion this holiday season for self-guided …

Michael F. Neidorff

Centene and WellCare Receive State Approvals for Pending Merger from Illinois and New Jersey | PR Newswire | 12/5/2019

… approvals necessary to close the WellCare merger, which remains on track to close by the first half of 2020,” said Michael F. Neidorff, Centene’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are now one step … other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits …

Bill de Blasio

State Highlights: Sailor Shoots Three Others, Himself At Pearl Harbor; Inmate’s Near Suicide As Guards Stood By Sends Rikers Into Crisis | Kaiser Health News | 12/5/2019

… when the city is seeking to close Rikers. (Ransom, At Notorious Jail, Guards Feel Heat For Teen’s Near Suicide Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted the allegations that officers failed to immediately intervene in Feliciano’s suicide … performed outside of a medical setting. (12/4) Sacramento Bee: Kaiser’s Behavioral Health Clinicians To Strike Dec. 16-20 The union representing roughly 4,000 Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians announced Wednesday that they have rescheduled their five …

Newt Gingrich

My Reply to Lisa Wilkins about Republican Judge Sandra Ray/Criner, as Her Friend Richard Forrest Kern, Who Plans to PRIMARY Judge Ray – Praise the LORD!!! | 12/5/2019

… her lover/CRACK supplier Gerald Austin-Wynn a Restraining Order after I got out of what is now New Hanover Behavioral Health Hospital, after Brenda and Gerald had me committed on LIES by Judge Noecker … just Sen. Jesse Helms, but Coach Lou Holtz, John Boehner, Newt Gingrich, Sean Hannity, etc. when we had the Swastikas on our dinner plates, and Mom got her orders from Pope John-Paul II in …