StrategyAnthem Finalizes Beacon Health Acquisition
Anthem said the acquisition creates an opportunity to combine existing behavioral health capabilities "with Beacon's successful model and support services...
Clinical CarePrimary Care Dementia Screening Does Not Increase Depression or Anxiety
New research findings are a step forward in understanding the harms and benefits of screening for dementia in the primary...
InnovationPsychiatrists Decry Barriers to Wider Adoption of Telemedicine
Well-intended laws on remote prescribing stand in the way.
NursingNurses Have a High Risk for Suicide
Results from a national study find that nurses are at a higher risk for suicide than the general population.
Clinical CareMandatory Testing Shows Cognitive Deficits in Late-Career Clinicians
About 13% show problems likely to impair their ability to practice medicine.
Clinical CarePrior Authorization Cuts Costs, but Is It Bad for Patients?
Psychiatry is one area where study found clear harm.
Clinical CareChicago Psychiatric Hospital Will Lose Federal Money, and Its License Is Threatened After Allegations of Abuse
CMS terminated an agreement and federal funding for Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, and the Illinois Department of Public Health is moving...
Clinical CareBeaumont Health, Universal Health Services JV Breaks Ground on $40M Mental Health Hospital
The 150-bed facility in Dearborn, Michigan is expected to open by mid-2021.
Nursing4 Key Components of a Successful Substance Use Disorder Recovery Program
Nurse autonomy and peer support for patients are some of the components of RWJBarnabas Health's substance use disorder recovery initiative.
StrategyUnion Reschedules Kaiser Permanente Strike Postponed After CEO's Death
The health system's senior vice president of national labor relations said the conflict is resolvable, 'and there is no reason...
Clinical CareUse 5-Part Tool to Manage Delirium and Agitation in Older ER Patients
The "ADEPT" tool for delirium and agitation provides care guidelines for emergency department clinicians.
Clinical CarePhysician Burnout Eases, But Much Work Remains to be Done
Researchers document improvement in physician burnout from 2014 to 2017, but they find clinicians are at significantly higher risk than...