VOICES: Tom Fahey, VP of Business Development, WellSky Behavioral Health

This article is sponsored by WellSky®. In this Voices interview, Behavioral Health Business sits down with WellSky Behavioral Health Vice President of Business Development Tom Fahey to learn about how WellSky Behavioral Health technology supports interoperability across levels of care, how one startling mental health statistic reveals the challenges the industry faces and why the […]

SUD Treatment Providers Split on Buprenorphine Flexibilities Nixed by Biden

At Landmark Recovery’s nine inpatient recovery centers across the U.S., patients battling opioid use disorder (OUD) only get access to buprenorphine for short stints, usually as a detox medication. But Senior Medical Director Melvin Pohl would like to start offering the drug as part of long-term treatment, with patients being referred to community providers who […]

New Rules Open Up Value-Based Care, Partnership Opportunities for Behavioral Providers

Two new final rules from the federal government could help behavioral health organizations pursue value-based care agreements and partner with hospitals and health systems down the line. The rules in question modernize the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the Physician Self-Referral Law, also known as Stark Law. The Department of Health and Human Services Office of […]

Google-Affiliated In-Home Care Provider Moves into Behavioral Health Space

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, new entrants have flooded the behavioral health space, especially in the digital realm. The newest player moving in on the opportunity is a Google-affiliated house-call company that’s taking a slightly different approach. Ready — an on-demand, in-home health service — is now offering behavioral health visits for patients in certain markets, […]

Behavioral Providers Pursue Creative Partnerships with Police to Improve Patient Care

In parts of the country, behavioral health organizations are partnering with law enforcement to provide better and more appropriate services to community residents in behavioral health crises. The partnership model could become increasingly popular in the future, presenting new opportunities for behavioral health providers down the line. These agreements can take various shapes and sizes, […]