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January 12, 2021
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…
December 11, 2020
The widespread adoption of telehealth service offerings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been one of the defining stories of behavioral healthcare in 2020. But in addition to increased use…
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November 30, 2020
The electronic health record (EHR) has flourished since 2009 due to federal legislation. The HITECH Act provided billions in subsidies for medical systems to implement EHRs, but the behavioral…
November 18, 2020
In a recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 29% of psychologists said they are seeing more patients since the start of the pandemic, and almost all are now using…
October 29, 2020
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation has announced that it will begin offering virtual addiction treatment and mental healthcare, along with recovery, family and educational services, to Colorado residents…
October 15, 2020
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public and Behavioral Health has launched a tech platform that the state says is designed to enable referrals and monitor availability of…
September 29, 2020
Universal Health Services on Monday announced that its IT network had been taken offline “due to an IT security issue.” A person familiar with the company’s operations told NBC News that the issue “…
September 24, 2020
Universal Health Services and Eleos Health, a behavioral health tech firm, this week announced the launch of a pilot program for clinical decision-support software to analyze patient experiences and…
August 25, 2020
A merger between two well-known technology firms that serve the behavioral healthcare industry was announced on Tuesday. Qualifacts, an EHR provider for behavioral health and human services…
August 14, 2020
A national survey of behavioral healthcare providers suggests the telehealth services that organizations have put into place in response to COVID-19 are going to become a fixture post-pandemic as…
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