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Telepsychiatry is Rising in Popularity, Despite Hurdles
Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC  |  Psychiatry Advisor
Telehealth continues to grow, and research shows treatment for ADHD, schizophrenia, autism and PTSD is as effective via video as in person.

A Wake-Up Call for Congress on Mental-Health Reform
E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.  | Wall Street Journal
Will another shooting at the capital by a citizen with untreated psychiatric issues spur Congress to action on mental health reform?

Bridging The Gap Between Medical And Mental Health Care
Anna Gorman  |  Kaiser Health News 
Even those who regularly receive mental health care are more likely to die prematurely of untreated, chronic physical ailments due to a lack of communication and insurance.  

Healthcare Does Not Spend Enough on IT Data Security
Irv Lichtenwald  |  HIT Consultant 
Cybercriminals have figured out that hospitals are attractive targets. Healthcare isn’t spending enough on security to stymie them.  

Expanding Medicaid Increases Access to Mental Health
Mary Ellen McIntire  | Morning Consult
Roughly 1.9 million people with behavioral health issues lack treatment because they live in states that declined to expand Medicaid under the ACA.

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