Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, which operates three hospitals in eastern Wisconsin, is using online cognitive behavioral therapy to meet the growing demand for behavioral health services.
In 2013, Signature Medical Group began a pilot maternity-care program funded through a grant awarded by the CMS that looked to improve child health outcomes by providing behavioral health services to women with high-risk pregnancies.
In an interview with Modern Healthcare senior reporter Harris Meyer, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Steven Leifman described the structural reforms he believes are needed in mental healthcare and what the federal government must do to achieve those improvements. The following is an edited transcript.
In late April, President Donald Trump nominated Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz as the nation's first assistant secretary for mental health and substance abuse.
Everyone agrees mental health reform is essential, but will last year's promises be fulfilled?
Policymakers and healthcare providers widely agree that the U.S. has lots of hard work ahead to improve its system for serving the millions suffering from mental illness and substance abuse.
Mission Health puts patients with mental health issues who come in through the emergency room to behavioral holding areas—which function like psychiatric units though they aren't licensed as such.
Places for People is one of dozens of sites in eight states funded by a $1 billion federal demonstration program featuring prospective Medicaid payment per patient.
The Houston Police Department in recognizing the challenges of handling mental health patients have streamlined the process of getting patients the psychiatric evaluations and care they need.
Providing regular healthcare services across Minnesota is difficult at best; offering adequate mental health services is even more challenging.
A growing number of providers are seeking to address mental health needs to improve total health outcomes.
• Established a new HHS assistant secretary for mental health and substance abuse to coordinate federal initiatives.
Guest Commentary: A 'learning system' in behavioral health can help in sharing best practices, innovations
While the U.S. healthcare system's embrace of different health information technologies is still a work in progress, new models of capturing and sharing health data have already begun to transform the way healthcare providers practice medicine in this country.