Posts Tagged ‘behavioral health’

Just four days until Feb. 7 “Behavioral Health Network” webinar

Just four days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s complimentary webinar “Creation of High Performance Behavioral Health Network” on February 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hosted in association with Blaze Advisors, learn first-hand how a U.S. health system resolved issues with inappropriate admissions while improving behavioral healthcare for patients. Mike Rhoades, CEO […]

Foundation to host Feb. 7 “Behavioral Health Network” webinar

Would you like to learn first-hand how a U.S. health system resolved issues with inappropriate admissions while improving behavioral healthcare for patients? The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with Blaze Advisors will discuss this growing healthcare trend during the complimentary webinar “Creation of High Performance Behavioral Health Network” on February 7 from 11:30 […]

North Texas CHC presents report on area behavioral health needs

Seven North Texas counties have no psychiatric care beds and the number of behavioral care providers are below national and state levels, according to a report released Tuesday by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC). Before a crowded room of 70-plus attendees, the CHC presented findings from its Regional Behavioral Health Needs Assessment at […]

Foundation presents community health needs to regional partners

As part of the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP9), DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation President Kristin Jenkins presented a community health needs assessment yesterday at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Attendees included healthcare partners from Dallas, Denton and Kaufman counties. Jenkins was supported by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research. The […]

Report reveals Texas Medicaid expansion would improve behavioral health care

In Texas, 406,000 uninsured people with a mental illness or substance use disorder had incomes that could qualify them for expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in 2014. A report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services yesterday revealed the state of Texas would greatly improve access to behavioral health services […]

Report shows Medicaid expansion can improve behavioral health care access

Nearly two million low-income uninsured people with a substance use disorder or a mental illness lived in states that had not yet expanded Medicaid in 2014. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report showing that states can greatly improve access to behavioral health services for residents by expanding Medicaid under […]