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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…
August 13, 2020
Heroes Health, a new initiative from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Health, supports the mental health of first responders and healthcare workers during the COVID-19…
July 27, 2020
More than half of mental health practices surveyed by technology platform firm Kareo in June said that they have seen an increase in patient volume, fueled largely by the adoption of telehealth. Of…
July 22, 2020
As of 2017, just 3 in 10 substance use disorder treatment centers were exclusively using electronic methods to store and maintain patient health records, according to statistics from the National…
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July 22, 2020
On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was enacted to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act also brought significant changes to 42 CFR Part 2 to…
July 16, 2020
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration this week announced the adoption of 42 CFR Part 2 revisions that it says are designed to facilitate care coordination between providers…
July 07, 2020
Usage of telehealth services soared more than 8,300% in April 2020 vs. the same month in 2019, primarily driven by patients seeking treatment for mental health conditions, according to data released…
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