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January 18, 2021
PCPs are often told they do not prescribe as well as psychiatrists nor modify patient behavior as well as psychotherapists. On the other hand, behavioral healthcare professionals typically lack the abiding commitment of PCPs to both body and mind. Psychiatrists focus largely on biology, therapists…
January 18, 2021
Community Psychiatry, a Sacramento, California-based provider of outpatient behavioral health services, announced that it has appointed J. Christopher Brengard as its CEO. The company is also expanding its board of directors to add experience in the areas of public policy and payer relations.…
January 12, 2021
Psychotherapists who facilitate behavior change tend to forget they are working with the brain. Do they forget or not know? While every new thought does not produce a corresponding change in the brain, enduring changes in thoughts and behavior are now understood to result in changes to the brain…
January 05, 2021
Healthcare insurance company Centene on Monday announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Magellan Health in a transaction with a total enterprise value of $2.2 billion. The deal is expected to be completed in the second half of 2021. Magellan Health CEO Ken Fasola and other members of…
December 22, 2020
Not unexpectedly, the length and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an alarming increase in behavioral health issues. From depression and anxiety to substance use and abuse, individuals are either experiencing behavioral health issues for the first time or relapsing into harmful…
December 17, 2020
In making a selection to fill the role of its top executive, Caron Treatment Centers is promoting from within. The Wernersville, Pennsylvania-based, not-for-profit addiction treatment and behavioral healthcare provider, on Wednesday announced that Bradley F. Sorte has been chosen by the company’s…
December 17, 2020
American Addiction Centers this week announced that it has completed a financial restructuring and reduced its debut by about $500 million. CEO Andrew McWilliams, who was elevated to the organization’s top executive role earlier this year, told BHE in an email that the restructuring positions AAC…
December 16, 2020
The Refuge, a residential program that treats adults with PTSD, eating disorders, addiction, depression and co-occurring disorders in Ocklawaha, Florida, on Wednesday announced a leadership transition. Isabel Rehak is stepping down after 17 years as the organization’s CEO, and will be succeeded by…
December 14, 2020
Healthcare is grounded in a clinical model. The behavioral health field is grounded in two. We share the biomedical model with the rest of the healthcare industry. Everyone is familiar with its catalogue of diagnoses and treatments, as well as its ongoing search for causes and cures. The co-equal…
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