Citations with the tag: MENTAL health services
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- Low uptake of CAMHS services.
// Paediatric Nursing; Nov2002, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p5
Presents a study on child and adolescent mental health services in Great Britain presented by the Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Royal College of Psychiatrists. Percentage of children that experienced emotional difficulties.
- Mental health professionals' perceptions of parent-professional...
Collins, Barbara G.; Collins, Thomas M. // Journal of Mental Health Counseling; Apr94, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p261
No abstract available.
- Understanding Urban Child Mental Health Service Use: Two Studies of Child, Family, and Environmental Correlates.
McKay, Mary M.; Pennington, James; Lynn, Cynthia J.; McCadam, Kathleen // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research; Nov2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p475
The results of two studies identifying child, family, and environmental correlates of initial and ongoing mental health service use by urban minority children and their families are presented. In the first study, data from a sample of 405 adult caregivers of children revealed no predictive power...
- More care out there.
Greene, Jan; Serb, Chris // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 04/05/97, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p16
Focuses on mental health program that covers 70 percent of Coloradans and has had a major impact on how the state finances and provides behavioral care to Medicaid recipients. Preliminary outcomes on Colorado's experiment.
- Evaluation and Research in Shared Mental Health Care.
Greene, Jan; Serb, Chris // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry; Apr2002 Supplement, Vol. 47, p37S
Focuses on research studies on shared mental health care. Problems in applying the standard psychiatric diagnostic systems to primary care; Approach to determine and evaluate costs, health outcomes and shift in specialist workloads; Issues on equity of access for care for children, adolescents...
- Challenges and Potential Obstacles.
Greene, Jan; Serb, Chris // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry; Apr2002 Supplement, Vol. 47, p86S
Focuses on challenges and potential obstacles to the implementation of shared mental health care. Importance of ensuring the enhancement of mental health care; Need to determine approaches in the implementation of shared care; Collaboration between psychiatry and family medicine.
- Communication barriers, lack of coordination challenge care of behavioral health patients.
Greene, Jan; Serb, Chris // Hospital Peer Review; Apr2008, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p51
The article discusses the strategies to be employed by health care leaders and organizations in Austin, Texas to improve the care of behavioral health patients in the city.
- 'One-stop connection' gets technology boost.
Greene, Jan; Serb, Chris // Hospital Peer Review; Apr2008, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p54
The article looks at how a behavioral health call center has helped Saint Barnabas HealthCare System coordinate psychiatric services in New Jersey.
- Drug therapy for psychiatric illness during pregnancy.
Greene, Jan; Serb, Chris // American Family Physician; 10/1/96, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1770
Presents a summary of the article `Pharmacologic management of psychiatric illness during pregnancy: Dilemmas and guidelines,' by L.L. Altshuler, and others, from American Journal of Psychiatry dated 1996.
- Health care fact.
Greene, Jan; Serb, Chris // AHA News; 07/08/96, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p6
Presents a graph related to the average length of psychiatric hospital stay by principal discharge diagnosis in the United States.
- Mind game.
Larson, Laurie // AHA News; 09/16/96, Vol. 32 Issue 37, p7
Examines the managed-care policies of mental-health facilities in the United States. Precertification of patients by insurer; Abolishment of separate wards and programs for various ages and types; Length of stay of partial hospitalization services; Development of more outpatient and...
- Hospitals concerned about OIG's call for psych special conditions expansion.
Levenson, Deborah // AHA News; 05/29/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 21, p2
Deals with the concern of hospital officials on the recommendation made by the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General on psychiatric hospital Medicare special conditions participation. Comments from the officials; Details on the special participation...
- Fact sheet outlines behavioral health.
Levenson, Deborah // AHA News; 05/29/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 21, p4
Reports on the benefits of behavioral health care as discussed in a fact sheet developed by the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems. Purpose of the fact sheet.
- Staff changes at CASA House.
Levenson, Deborah // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 4/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p43
Reports child psychiatrist Maurice Blackman and nurse manager Karen Pentelchuck have left CASA House, an Edmonton treatment center for disturbed juveniles that had been under investigation after complaints about the treatment of the children.
- Making us crazy.
Levenson, Deborah // Advocate; 04/01/97, Issue 730, p20
Presents the findings of a survey which examined the number of homosexuals in the United States who required mental health services. Reference to the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting in February 1997.
- Building Bridges in Liverpool: Exploring the Use of Family Group Conferences for Black and Minority Ethnic Children and their Families.
O'Shaughnessy, Ruth; Collins, Catherine; Fatimilehin, Iyabo // British Journal of Social Work; Oct2010, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p2034
There is little national or international research that examines how Family Group Conferences (FGCs) are being used with, or viewed by, black and minority ethnic (BME) children and families. This paper describes the implementation and evaluation of a FGC project by Building Bridges, a service...
- A History of `Best Practices'.
Drotos, J. Chip // Behavioral Health Management; May/Jun99, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p40
Provides a brief history of behavioral health management. Examples of the first round of tricyclic antidepressants; Examples of SSRI antidepressants; Trend in behavioral health management in the nineties.
- Is There an Internet in Your Future?
Oss, Monica E. // Behavioral Health Management; May/Jun2001, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p6
Discusses two applications of the Internet in behavioral health management. Use of computers in communication; Application of the Internet in the transmission of medical information and data.
- INTERNET DILEMMAS.
Amig, Stacey // Behavioral Health Management; May/Jun2001, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p48
Discusses the legal and ethical concerns on the provision of mental health service through the Internet. Privacy of patients and security of electronic health information; Training of mental health professionals who provide services through the Internet; Advantages and drawbacks of online...
- ACCREDITATION 2001.
Amig, Stacey // Behavioral Health Management; Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on the behavioral healthcare accreditation in the United States. Application of direct interest initiatives to the organization; Critics of the accreditation; Standardization of the regulation by the healthcare organizations.
- IT: Outdated Strategies Prevail.
Oss, Monica E. // Behavioral Health Management; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p6
Editorial. Comments on the application of technology to the behavioral healthcare field. Concerns about the technological evolution of mental health institutions; Reason for the limited application of technology; Significance of technology to the mental health field.
- Emergency preparedness.
Oss, Monica E. // Behavioral Health Management; Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p11
Introduces a series of articles on the role of mental health providers in building care systems after disasters.
- Six-month delay for exemption.
Kazel, Robert // Business Insurance; 12/22/97, Vol. 31 Issue 52, p2
Presents information on the mental health parity law in the United States which takes effect January 1, 1998. What the law restricts; When can employers seek exemption; Business advocates' criticism of the regulation.
- Arizona ruling deals blow to utilization review.
Lenckus, Dave // Business Insurance; 02/02/98, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p2
States that managed health care consumers raised problems for health plan sponsors and participants after an Arizona Supreme Court decision heralded as proving landmark protection. Circumstances surrounding the decision made by the court; Reference to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona;...
- The right treatments for your troubles.
Lenckus, Dave // Consumer Reports; Nov95, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p737
Features the top treatment options for four mental health problems. Depression; Anxiety; Panic; Phobias.
- Minds and hearts.
Boyle, Philip J.; Callahan, Daniel // Hastings Center Report; Sep/Oct93, Vol. 23 Issue 5, Special Supplement pS3
Stresses the necessity of formulating priorities regarding mental health services by the Hastings Center Project on Priorities in Mental Health. Involvement in the health planning process; Need for reform; Limitations of insurance policies; Lack of knowledge on the efficacy of mental health...
- Executive summary.
Boyle, Philip J.; Callahan, Daniel // Hastings Center Report; Sep/Oct93, Vol. 23 Issue 5, pS2
Presents a summary of proposals for mental health services by the members of the Hastings Center Project on Priorities in Mental Health. Focus on individual patients and population's health needs; Priority-setting plan for mental and physical health; Elimination of useless health care services;...
- Research notes.
Boyle, Philip J.; Callahan, Daniel // Hastings Center Report; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p46
Informs on the new Hastings Center research project, Resource Utilization in Mental Health Services, that will build on a project which set clinical priorities for mental health services. What the research will focus on.
- New Horizons strategy puts onus on employment.
Boyle, Philip J.; Callahan, Daniel // Community Care; 12/10/2009, Issue 1799, p5
The article reports on the launch of the 10-year mental health strategy of New Horizons, a mental health consultation programme in Great Britain.
- Community transition teams as the foundation for transition services for youth with learning...
Blalock, Ginger // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p148
Integrates the descriptions of and recommendations for community transition teams supporting individuals with learning disabilities found in research articles, model project results and state department documents. Levels, composition and functions of transition teams; Highlights of changes...
- NAPHS, in bid to broaden base, lures small hospitals and other interest groups.
Lutz, Sandy // Modern Healthcare; 2/7/94, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p16
Reports on the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems' opening of membership to medical/surgical hospitals with psychiatric units. Work with other psychiatric interest groups; Efforts in healthcare reform debate; Change in members profile; Trend away from inpatient care; Annual...
- Behavioral health outpatient figures up.
Galloro, Vince // Modern Healthcare; 11/06/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p48
Deals with the 2000 Annual Survey Report by the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems on psychiatric care. Implication of an increase in outpatient visits in psychiatric hospitals and other behavioral healthcare providers; Reasons for the increase in uncompensated care according to...
- First steps toward mental health-care reform.
Welch, Bryant L. // National Forum; Summer93, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p27
Reports that documented evidence has shown that increases in mental health care costs in the United States occurred only in inpatient alcohol and drug treatment and in inpatient adolescent care. Cost of treating individuals in outpatient settings; Coverage of hospital-based treatment; Anomalies...
- Peace of mind.
Milne, Kirsty // New Statesman; 2/7/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4320, p26
Focuses on the success of a community mental health care program in Birmingham, England. Launch of a psychiatric emergency team to attend to sick residents; Treatment of mentally ill patients at home; Regular visits by psychiatric nurses.
- Preparing for a cultural phenomenon: increased client demand in the new year.
Neely, JoAnn // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare; Nov2002, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p1
Comments on the feasibility of advertising in the U.S. behavioral services industry. Use of public informational public-awareness campaigns by some behavioral service providers; Finding that more patients will more readily recognize their problems and seek appropriate help when exposed to...
- A Message from the Editor.
Enos, Gary A. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare; Dec2002, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p3
Focuses on the scope of information published in 'Getting Paid Behavioral Healthcare' newsletter in the U.S. Accreditation process of behavioral health organizations; Approaches to evaluating outcomes and organizational outcomes; Strategies for diversifying revenue in cash-poor times.
- Evidence-based treatments: A pathway to new revenue.
Wurmser, Jeanne H. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare; Jan2003, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Discusses an initiative to provide funding to help state mental health program directors develop plans to build mental health systems' capability to implement evidence-based practices. Multisystemic therapy; Dialectical behavioral therapy; Cognitive-behavioral therapy for panic disorder.
- Pa. providers hear unexpected bad news on 'incident to' billing.
Wurmser, Jeanne H. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare; Apr2003, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p5
Focuses on the possible abolition of Medicare reimbursement schemes for behavioral health provider organizations in Pennsylvania. Interpretation of the policy according to the Pennsylvania Community Providers Association; Restriction of organizations for billing Medicare for psychotherapy...
- A Message from the Editor.
Enos, Gary A. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare; Jan2004, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p3
Focuses on the pledge of the "Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare" periodical to address broad theories and details about mental health services in the U.S. in each issue of the publication. Provision of advice on areas important to the quality and efficiency of operations of mental health...
- 2004 Codman applications being accepted.
Enos, Gary A. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare; Feb2004, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p4
Reports that the applications for the 2004 Ernest A. Codman Award competition are now being accepted by the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Contact information.
- Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare 2005 index of stories.
Enos, Gary A. // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare; Jan2006, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p8
The 2005 index of stories about behavioral healthcare of the journal "Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare" is presented.
- Practice management.
Small, Richard F. // Psychotherapy Letter; Feb94, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p4
Details the requirements for the formation of groups by mental health practitioners in the United States. Provision of services to managed care companies or for any other marketing purpose; Need to have a centralized billing; Need for workers from multiple discipline.
- News update.
Small, Richard F. // Psychotherapy Letter; Feb94, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p5
Reports on developments related to mental health care in the United States as of February 1994. Attitudes of mental health patient regarding involvement in the treatment; Minimal effect of family life on women; Popularity of the antidepressant drug Prozac.
- Shrinking the shrink gap.
Meehan, Maureen // Psychology Today; May/Jun96, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p12
Compares the mental health systems of Israelis and Palestinians. Number of practicing psychologists and psychiatrists; Lack of mental health care in Palestine; Children suffering from anxiety problems and depression in Gaza; Concern about politics and the peace process.
- Star status for mental health charity.
Meehan, Maureen // Therapy Today; Mar2009, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
The article announces that mental health and substance misuse services provider Community Links received a star status from Best Companies.
- Mental health costs Wales �7.2 billion pa.
Meehan, Maureen // Therapy Today; Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p4
The article reports on the efforts of the British non-profit organization All Wales Mental Health Promotion Network to encourage health organizations in Great Britain to enhance mental health services because they will save money and improve life expectancy of people by seven-and-a-half years.
- Computerized Texas Medication Algorithm Project undergoes testing.
Altshuler, Kenneth Z.; Rush, A. John // Outcomes & Accountability Alert; Mar1999, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p1
Provides information on the Texas Medication Algorithm Project for the treatment of mental illness. Range of appropriate treatments for each mental disorder diagrammed by the resulting algorithms; Reason for building the intelligence of the algorithms into a computer platform.
- (GRANTS) TX Foundation Funds Mental Health Programs.
Altshuler, Kenneth Z.; Rush, A. John // Aging News Alert; 7/16/2010, p10
The article provides information on funding programs by the St. David's Community Health Foundation for mental health programs for Texas counties.
- Large Employers' Selection Criteria in Purchasing Behavioral Health Benefits.
Rost, Kathryn; Smith, Jeffrey; Fortney, John // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research; Aug2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p334
To determine the criteria other than cost large employers use in selecting and monitoring behavioral health benefits, this study interviewed 31 of 44 (70.4%) randomly selected corporations employing at least 5,000 workers. While more than 60% of employers considered administrative efficiency and...
- Current Evaluation and Future Needs of a Mental Health Data Linkage System in a Remote Region: A Canadian Experience.
Squire, Larry; Bedard, Michel; Hegge, Leslie; Polischuk, Vicki // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research; Nov2002, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p476
Linking client data across care sectors and agencies is becoming essential to ensure continuity of care, evaluation, and planning of mental health services delivery. The Data Linkage System (DLS), a record-linked, client-based, mental health database in northwestern Ontario, was established in...