How Health Plans Drive EHR Adoption in Behavioral Health
Sara Heath | EHR Intelligence
When health plans support access, assessment and treatment through an electronic health record system, behavioral health adoption rates are higher.
On Balance, 2016 Was a Pretty Garbage Year for Mental Health
Lindsay Holmes | The Huffington Post
The year was not great for mental health, but the entertainment industry offered some redemption by speaking up and creating realistic, empathetic programs.
Double Whammy: When Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Collide
Irv Lichtenwald | The Doctor Weighs In
According to the CDC, 25 percent of Americans have multiple chronic health conditions, making treatment a more complex and difficult proposition.
Mass. Mentally Ill Wait Longer in ER, Study Shows
Liz Kowalczyk | Boston Globe
On average, the mentally ill who arrive at Massachusetts emergency rooms wait 16 to 21 hours for a bed in a psychiatric hospital or unit.
Telemedicine is Just as Effective for PTSD as In-Person Therapy
Erin Dietsche | Becker's Hospital Review
A study of veterans with PTSD showed that symptom severity was about the same after three and six months with either in-person or telehealth treatment.