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A survey of behavioral healthcare providers conducted by the National Council and Qualifacts suggests the telehealth services launched in response to COVID-19 are going to become a fixture post-pandemic, but structural changes are needed for long-term financial viability.
Slowly, anecdotal examples of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on children—and the ways in which behavioral healthcare can address some of these issues—are beginning to emerge to illuminate these topics
Not everyone responding to the personal, emotional and professional threats of COVID will react in the same way. Planned action steps can help keep both staff and patients physically and emotionally safe.
The behavioral health sector saw 18 deals completed overall in the second quarter, paced by addiction treatment organizations, which accounted for 12, according to the latest Mertz Taggart report. The numbers are down from Q1, but not dramatically so.
More than half of mental health practices surveyed by technology platform firm Kareo in June said that they have seen an increase in patient volume, fueled largely by the adoption of telehealth.
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