A RAND study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research finds that telehealth usage soared during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it was behavioral health diagnoses largely driving the surge, not COVID-related symptoms.
A massive takedown of telehealth providers suspected of billing for fraudulent claims is a sign that as organizations add telehealth services, developing a compliance infrastructure is a must, according to attorneys from Epstein Becker Green.
Behavioral health organizations need a data-driven and multi-layered approach to innovate and keep pace with an evolving industry, UHS executive VP and president of Behavioral Health Matt Peterson told TCIV attendees.
Envisioned as an indispensable hub of patient data, EHRs now face criticism for being time-consuming and difficult. Behavioral health leaders should be a leading voice in efforts to improve the technology.
The question is not so much if digital healthcare services will expand, but rather which ones will succeed and by how much. To understand how to evaluate innovation, we should look back on some lessons from recent history.
Gloo and the Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Learning Network have announced a partnership to create a virtual center of excellence aimed at improving patient outcomes among mental health treatment and addiction recovery providers.