• 10 highest-paying cities for psychiatrists

    Although the mean annual salary for psychiatrists in the U.S. is $247,350, psychiatrists in the 10 highest-paying urban areas earn upward of $315,000, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational employment statistics survey.
  • 10 states with the most psychiatrists per capita

    Only 6 percent of adults who experienced a major depressive episode in the last year are receiving treatment, highlighting the nation's need to prioritize mental healthcare. 
  • 10 states with the fewest psychiatrists per capita

    The U.S. may face a shortage of 54,100 to 139,000 physicians by 2033, and access to care in every specialty, including mental health services, is a national issue.
  • How Concert Health plans to create 'a virtuous cycle where a vicious cycle exists'

    Two leaders behind national behavioral health group Concert Health — co-founder Virna Little, PsyD, and CEO Spencer Hutchins — recently joined Becker's to discuss their vision of incorporating collaborative care models, measurement-based treatment and more.
  • 100 hospitals with the highest cash rates for mental health

    Loveland, Colo.-based Medical Center of the Rockies has the highest cash rates for mental health services of any hospital in the nation — 761 percent its Medicare rate for the same services — according to data fromSage Transparency.
  • 100 hospitals with the best Medicaid rates for mental health

    Ochsner Medical Center-Hancock (Miss.) has the best Medicaid rates for mental health services of any hospital in the nation — 360 percent its Medicare rate for the same services — according to data from Sage Transparency.
  • How to drop physician turnover by 40%: Report

    The United States will face a shortage of 3.2 million healthcare workers by 2026 and a shortage of 139,000 physicians by 2033, according to a U.S. Surgeon General report, and 63 percent of physicians report being burned out, according to an AMA report published April 6.
  • Psychiatrist pay jumps 8%: 7 things to know

    Psychiatry is one of the most highly-recruited physician specialties, yet psychiatrist compensation ranks 10th-lowest among physicians, according to Medscape's "Psychiatrist Compensation Report 2023."
  • 100 hospitals with the best private payer rates for mental health

    St. George (Utah) Regional Hospital has the best negotiated commercial payer rates for mental health services of any hospital in the nation — 912 percent its Medicare rate for the same services — according to data from Sage Transparency.
  • New Mexico behavioral health hospital to pay $215K in abuse settlement

    The New Mexico Department of Health will pay $215,000 to settle allegations that a patient was abused and neglected at the state-owned Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas, N.M., Albuquerque Journal reported May 22. 
  • Rhode Island State Psychiatric Hospital accredited by Joint Commission

    The Rhode Island State Psychiatric Hospital in Cranston received accreditation from The Joint Commission.
  • Trinity Health to open new mental health crisis center

    Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health plans to open a new mental health crisis center at its Saint Mary's campus in Grand Rapids, Mich., MLive reported May 22. 
  • $12M crisis center to open in Georgia

    Augusta, Ga.-based Serenity Behavioral Health plans to build a new $12 million addiction and mental health crisis center, ABC affiliate WJBF reported May 22. 
  • Better set of diagnostic tools would ease provider shortage, CEO says

    Provider shortages in healthcare have been widely reported, and the problem appears particularly acute in behavioral health — but part of the problem can be blamed on inadequate diagnostic tools, one executive says.
  • The psychiatry workforce by the numbers

    Here are six figures that offer insight into the demographics of the psychiatric workforce.
  • Cincinnati Children's $99M mental health facility nears completion

    Cincinnati Children's $99 million inpatient mental health facility is on track to open later this year, ABC affiliate WCPO reported May 17.
  • Texas physician gets 3 years prison for overprescribing opioids

    Denton, Texas-based family medicine physician Stanley Charles Evans, MD, was sentenced to 40 months in prison for opioid charges, the Justice Department said May 19. 
  • Missouri lawmakers approve $300M for behavioral health hospital

    Legislators in Missouri have approved $300 million for a new state behavioral health hospital, but Gov. Mike Parson has not signed off on it, the Kansas City Star reported March 19. 
  • Penn Medicine to open crisis response center

    Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine plans to open a crisis response center at its Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-Cedar Avenue, also in Philadelphia, Penn Today reported May 19. 
  • Patient death case at Colorado behavioral hospital may reopen

    Johnstown Heights (Colo.) Behavioral Health may see a renewed police investigation into the November death of one of its patients, ABC affiliate Denver7 reported May 18.

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