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How Budget Cuts Are Effecting Mental Health Care
Sarah Daren  |  HealthWorks Collective
State pilot programs, standalone psychiatric emergency rooms and telemedicine are a few ways of trying to manage costs and still treat the mentally ill.

Health System Use Data to Predict Behavioral Health Risks
Julie Miller  |  Behavioral Healthcare
To find out more about efficacy and potential outcomes, some health systems are using IBM’s Watson of Jeopardy fame as a health data processor. 

Medications to Fight Addiction - Good or Bad?
Thomas G. Kimball, PhD  |  The Doctor Weighs In
An estimated 4 out of 5 heroin addicts started with prescriptions. So does it make sense to fight the opioid addiction epidemic with more drugs?

Are You Maximizing EHR Value by Minimizing Costs?
D'Arcy Gue  |  HITInsight Blog
The value of your EHR is not just determined by how much it cost. Factor in where and how it enables cost savings for an accurate idea of value.

Telehealth Providers Make a Play for Online Psychiatry Services
Eric Wicklund  |  mHealth Intelligence
A little clutter or hoarding? Telehealth gives behavioral health care providers insight into how patients live and interact with their home environment.

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