UHS Hit by Massive Cyberattack

Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) has taken its IT network offline at US facilities following an “security incident caused by malware,” the company announced Tuesday.  Meanwhile, NBC News reported that the hospital company is the victim of “what appears to be one of the largest medical cyberattacks in United States history.”  Headquartered in King of […]

Behavioral Tech Company NeuroFlow Expands Partnership with U.S. Air Force

NeuroFlow has expanded its partnership with the U.S. Air Force, the company announced Tuesday. As part of the deal, the digital health company will roll out its technology-enabled behavioral health integration platform at 11 different U.S. Air Force bases. The platform will help the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) enhance mental health care, identify at-risk […]

Behavioral Provider Uses ‘Trial by Fire’ to Turn Telehealth into Sustainable Long-Term Tool

Before the coronavirus, Turning Point Counseling Services admittedly had no experience with remote care models. But today, telehealth represents nearly all of the small Alaskan behavioral health provider’s business. And going forward, virtual care delivery will remain an important part of the Fairbanks-based agency’s strategy, according to Nick Kraska, chief operating officer and CFO of […]

How COVID-19 Flexibilities Will Strengthen Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers Long-Term

Like most behavioral health providers, Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers expected 2020 to pan out differently. The coronavirus threw a wrench in many of the Indianapolis-based company’s plans, forcing it to scale back its growth goals and temporarily close all of its locations. On a more positive, equally unexpected note, 2020 also prompted Hopebridge to roll […]

Hazelden Betty Ford, Emory Healthcare Partner to Create Addiction Alliance of Georgia

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, a large nonprofit substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider, has teamed up with Emory Healthcare, the largest health care system in the state of Georgia, to tackle addiction in the Peach State. The two organizations have partnered to create the Addiction Alliance of Georgia, which will focus on providing SUD […]

MAT Providers Push for COVID-19-Related Flexibilities to Continue Post-Pandemic

The coronavirus has changed the face of medication-assisted treatment (MAT), in many ways, for the better.  Virus-related flexibilities have made it easier for patients to get medication, attend therapy sessions and avoid the stigma often associated with substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. While it’s unclear what the SUD landscape will look like in the future, […]

Headspace, Microsoft Partner for New Teams Meditation Feature

The Santa Monica, California-based digital mindfulness and meditation company Headspace has teamed up with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to bring a set of mindfulness exercises and meditations into the tech provider’s Teams platform.  Teams is a business-oriented communication and collaboration platform that gives workers access to chat features, video meetings, file storage and application integration. Microsoft’s […]

UHS, Eleos Health Launch AI Pilot to Improve Behavioral Outcomes

Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) has teamed up with Eleos Health, a digital behavioral health solutions provider, to launch a new artificial intelligence (AI) pilot study.  The goal is to measure the effectiveness of a new behavioral health software that uses AI and voice analysis to improve behavioral health treatments and outcomes. If the small, […]

Caron Aims to Avoid SUD ‘Whack-A-Mole’ with Integrated Approach, Specialty Programs

Caron Treatment Centers is doubling down on its differentiators: its specialty treatment programs and ever-growing medical expertise. Headquartered in Wernersville, Pennsylvania, Caron is a not-for-profit substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider with more than 60 years of experience under its belt. It offers a variety of services in Pennsylvania, Florida, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Atlanta and […]

Accolade and Ginger To Integrate Mental, Physical Healthcare Through New Offering

Accolade (Nasdaq: ACCD), a personalized health and benefits solution, has announced a new care offering for mental health through a partnership with Ginger, an on-demand mental healthcare provider. The partnership will allow Accolade’s more than 1.7 million members access to Ginger’s on-demand mental health coaching, virtual therapy and virtual psychiatry, and allow them to be […]