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  1. Psychiatrist market value: 2 drivers of major growth in the next 4 years

    Two changes to global mental health services are expected to grow the psychiatrist market value to more than $320 billion by 2026, a report published Sept. 23 by ReportLinker showed.
  2. Philanthropist gives $5M to form suicide prevention program at Medical College of Wisconsin

    Longtime activist and philanthropist Billie Kubly invested $5 million to improve suicide prevention programs and access to behavioral health services at the Medical College of Wisonsin in Milwaukee. 
  3. An inside look into Rhode Island's evolving healthcare system with behavioral health department Director Richard Charest

    Rhode Island is using its fiscal year 2023 budget to improve the state's mental healthcare system, according to Richard Charest, director of the state's Department of Behavioral Healthcare and Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals.

The COVID-19 'infodemic': How 4 systems are combating health misinformation

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  1. Senate's proposed mental health workforce expansion: 7 things to know

    The Senate Finance Committee's legislation to improve mental healthcare in the U.S. plans to increase access to Medicare funding for therapy and more, according to a draft of the legislation released by the Senate Sept. 22. 
  2. Why UHS CMO Dr. Mark Friedlander is optimistic about the future of behavioral healthcare

    As the stigma against sharing personal mental health challenges lessens, more steps are being taken to make suicide prevention a national priority, according to Mark Friedlander, MD, chief medical officer of Universal Health Services' behavioral health division. 
  3. The '6th vital sign' healthcare needs to adopt, according to Atrium behavioral exec

    Workplace violence is a widely-discussed trend in healthcare today, and addressing it could involve adding a metric to patient medical records.
  4. Proactive mental health should be funded like 'yearly mammograms', exec says

    The importance of mental wellbeing is more widely recognized today than in years past.

The COVID-19 'infodemic': How 4 systems are combating health misinformation

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  1. Developments shaking up the behavioral health industry in 2022

    From industry updates to acquisitions and mergers, here are developments that affected the behavioral health industry in 2022, according to a report by healthcare strategy and transaction advisory firm VGM Health. 
  2. 5 fast facts on psychiatry PAs

    From average income to hours worked, here is an overview of the psychiatric physician assistant industry, published by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
  3. Rightway debuts care navigation platform to simplify access to chronic care management, mental healthcare and more

    Healthcare navigation platform company Rightway launched its partner program RightwayHub, a platform designed to make finding comprehensive care easier for members.
  4. Industry trends behavioral health leaders are buzzing about

    From wearable health monitoring tools to emerging treatment methods, five behavioral health leaders joined Becker's to discuss the behavioral healthcare trends and developments they are most excited about.

The COVID-19 'infodemic': How 4 systems are combating health misinformation

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How Ballad, MetroHealth and 2 other systems are addressing COVID misinformation and restoring patient trust. Join the virtual discussion here.
  1. Children's Minnesota nets $1M for inpatient mental health unit

    Securian Financial donated $1 million to Children's Minnesota to fund the hospital's first inpatient mental health unit. 
  2. Rate of untreated depression in U.S. 'critically high,' data shows

    Only 6 percent of adults who experienced a major depressive episode in the last year are receiving treatment, an analysis published Sept. 19 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found. 
  3. EHR leaders add suicide risk assessment form

    Six leading electronic health record companies are incorporating CAMS-care's Suicide Status Form, a tool used to assess and treat patients with suicidal thoughts.
  4. Camelback Recovery opening mental health clinic in Phoenix

    Phoenix-based Camelback Recovery is opening a new mental health and outpatient addiction treatment center.
  5. 10 happiest states in the US

    Hawaii is the happiest state in the U.S., according to an analysis by personal finance website WalletHub. 
  6. America's 10 unhappiest states

    West Virginia is the least happy state in the U.S., according to an analysis by personal finance website WalletHub. 
  7. Salary of early-career vs. late-career psychiatrists: A 10-city comparison

    This is the average annual pay for early-career psychiatrists compared to late-career psychiatrists in the 10 largest cities in the U.S., according to data from Medscape. 
  8. Allina Health facility to combine mental health, addiction treatment

    Allina Health is set to begin development of a facility that offers mental health and addiction treatment under one roof. 
  9. Behavioral health market value expected to hit $66B by 2031: 4 services leading growth

    The behavioral health market value is on track to reach $66 billion by 2031, led by four industry services, according to a study published Sept. 15 by Allied Market Research.

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