The Behavioral Health Challenge
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Incorporating Value in Behavioral Health
Working out the details of value-based behavioral health models is challenging, experts say, but the benefits are worth the effort: lower costs, higher-quality care, and healthier patient populations.
Healthcare Challenge Roundtable
Integrating Behavioral Health Care and Primary Care
Healthcare finance, clinical, and health plan leaders discuss strategies for integrating behavioral health care in a way that enhances patients’ long-term health outcomes.
Consumers have come to appreciate virtual visits conducted over their computers, tablets, or smartphones. Insurers and providers are warming to them. Now comes the hard part.
The New Knowledge Matchmaker
Artificial intelligence is helping providers match patients to clinical trials and offering treatment recommendations to specialists. What does the next round hold?
Obstacles Remain for Team-Based Care
Some allied professionals see state laws as the biggest hindrance.
Ongoing trends have challenged healthcare stakeholders to improve care delivery by reducing clinical variation, while also increasing their access to capital. As a result, consolidation has become a defining factor in business models.
Connecting the Dots
Healthcare stakeholders should do a better job of addressing the link between substance use disorders and chronic illnesses, writes Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA, president and CEO of HFMA.