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  1. LifeStance Health shakes up executive team

    LifeStance Health's Michael Bruff will serve as business transformation officer and David Bourdon will take over as CFO of the national mental healthcare provider. 
  2. Headway adds two industry vets to leadership team

    Virtual mental healthcare coordination platform Headway added Olivia Davis and Servaes Tholen to its leadership team. 
  3. CMS' finalized physician fee schedule: What mental health leaders need to know

    CMS finalized its Physician Fee Schedule for 2023, which includes four updates aimed at making behavioral health services more accessible to Medicare beneficiaries. 

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  1. A look at UHS' new 'multipronged approach' to treating veterans' mental health

    Although veterans have a 57 percent higher risk of suicide compared to those who have not served in the military, fewer than 50 percent of returning veterans have access to necessary mental health treatment, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  2. Behavioral health's most pressing issues: 4 industry leaders weigh in

    Employers, celebrities and healthcare giants alike are working to tackle the enduring mental health crisis in the U.S. 
  3. Florida treatment center earns Joint Commission Gold Seal

    Galen Hope, a mental health and eating disorder treatment center based in Coral Gables, Fla., was awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.
  4. Behavioral health in October: 10 updates to know

    Here are the most-read behavioral health updates reported by Becker's in October:

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  1. 3 startups nab $56M: What to know

    Mental health startups OptionsMD, Valera Health and Floreo collectively raised $56.8 million via funding rounds recently.
  2. Irwin Naturals adds Florida location to ketamine therapy network

    Natural supplement company Irwin Naturals acquired Dura Medical's ketamine-infusion therapy clinic in Naples, Fla. 
  3. Pennsylvania hospital to build 44-bed, $14M behavioral health facility

    Indiana (Pa.) Regional Medical Center is set to begin construction on a 31,000-square-foot, 44-bed behavioral health facility. The project will cost $14 million.
  4. 4 recent digital mental health updates

    Digital health companies are often introducing new mental healthcare tools.

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  1. Meadows Behavioral Healthcare names chief growth officer

    Wickenburg, Ariz.-based Meadows Behavioral Healthcare named Sabrina Isherwood as the new chief growth officer.
  2. Iowa behavioral practice lands $4M federal grant

    Des Moines, Iowa-based Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services landed a $4 million federal grant to increase access and bolster its services, the Des Moines Register reported Oct. 29.
  3. New app uses voice samples to predict, identify and treat mental health issues

    Artificial intelligence startup TQIntelligence created an app designed to use voice samples to help diagnose mental health issues in children, WSB-TV 2 reported Oct. 31.
  4. Private equity firm takes over Bradford Health

    Birmingham, Ala.-based substance use disorder provider Bradford Health was acquired by private equity firm Lee Equity Partners.
  5. Valera Health lands $44.5M from Cigna, BCBS Arizona

    Virtual mental health practice Valera Health landed a $44.5 million investment with help from the venture capital arms of two big payers. 
  6. Rokit launches mental health telehealth service

    Startup incubator and conglomerate Rokit has launched Diskuss, a mental health telehealth service available in the United States, the United Kingdom and India.
  7. 3 ways to minimize provider burnout

    In "Back From Burnout: Confronting the Post-pandemic Physician Turnover Crisis," an October report from the Medical Group Management Association and Jackson Physician Search, Jessica Dudley, MD, chief clinical officer of Press Ganey, was interviewed on her tips to minimize burnout. 
  8. Dr. Edward Kim named chief medical officer of mental health pharma company

    Mental health pharmaceutical and digital health solutions provider Orexo has appointed Edward Kim, MD, as its new chief medical officer. 
  9. Majority of employers plan to offer virtual behavioral health services by 2024: survey

    Eighty-three percent of employers offered behavioral health services via telehealth, and an additional 9 percent are considering or planning to offer it by 2024, according to a recent survey by insurance company WTW.

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