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Risk Management

June 26, 2018
Patients who leave against medical advice put themselves at risk. Additional concerns for the treatment center could include liability for patient self-harm, overdose, suicide or injury from a lack…
May 17, 2018
A Legal Action Center expert says a recent settlement sets a precedent, indicating that refusing to treat individuals solely based on their addiction disorders will be considered discrimination.
March 15, 2018
Despite their volatility, digital currencies are starting to gain acceptance as a means of payment for addiction treatment services.
March 02, 2018
Sexual harassment training should include information on how to file a complaint if harassment occurs. However, BHE has discovered in a recent survey that 15% of treatment centers don't offer any…
February 15, 2018
Equine therapy programs are found at large and small providers, and can either be operated on-site or contracted out in the case of providers that don’t want to absorb the expense of boarding their…
Julie Miller
January 31, 2018
When I consider the idea of prevention—not unlike the prevention efforts we rally around for addiction or suicide—I think about how we must do better, insisting that men/boys come to understand the…
November 07, 2017
More than 456 tons of unwanted medications were collected for safe disposal during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s 14th Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
November 06, 2017
Now two years removed from an HIV outbreak in the state, old concerns drive Indiana counties to begin defunding syringe exchange programs.
June 30, 2017
Providing safety and dignity in facility design can be beneficial to the healing process.
February 14, 2017
With more patients covered under high-deductible plans or Medicaid managed care plans, the new payer mix has shifted more of the burden for payment onto the patient and collection onto the provider.
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