Clinician-Friendly Design Essential for Measurement-Based Care

Payers and providers are increasingly pushing for more measurement-based care in behavioral health. However, in order for the change to work, key stakeholders, including clinicians and other behavioral health providers, need to buy in. This puts the onus on operators to make it easier for clinicians to implement measurement-based care, and for payers to foster […]

Frontline Honors: Jose Enriquez, Connections Health Solutions

Jose Enriquez, Senior Director, Floor Operations for Connections Health Solutions, has been named a 2023 Frontline Honors honoree by Behavioral Health Business. To become a Frontline Honoree, an individual is nominated by their peers. The candidate must be a dedicated, high-performing frontline worker who delivers exceptional experiences and outcomes; a passionate worker who knows how […]

Behavioral Health Urgent Care Models Can ‘Save a Lot of Dollars’ While Helping Patients in Crisis

The emergency department is often the first point of care for patients experiencing a behavioral health crisis. However, a trip to the ED is expensive for patients and payers and often isn’t the most appropriate place for patients. New models of behavioral health urgent care have begun to emerge. These models don’t replace EDs but […]

Connections Health Solutions Lands $28M Series B To Expand Walk-In Behavioral Health Model

Connections Health Solutions, a behavioral health urgent care provider, has landed a $28 million Series B funding round. Town Hall Ventures led the round. The new capital will go toward expanding the Phoenix-based company’s footprint, developing new services, developing new technology and supporting the company as it expands its value-based care delivery model. The company […]

Future Leader: Morgan Matthews, Vice President of Partnerships, Connections Health Solutions

The Future Leaders Awards program is brought to you in partnership with PointClickCare. The program is designed to recognize up-and-coming industry members who are shaping the next decade of behavioral health, senior housing, skilled nursing, home health, and hospice care. To see this year’s Future Leaders, visit Morgan Matthews, vice president of partnerships for […]

Urgent Behavioral Health Care Offers ‘Convenience and Access,’ But Providers Still Struggle to Get Regulatory Support

Urgent behavioral health care providers seek to build a market and regulatory framework that is still in its genesis. The fledgling segment of the behavioral health space presently lacks national acceptance at the regulatory level. And while a new mode of care will take some time for consumers to adopt, it fills several vital needs […]

2021’s Largest Funding Rounds in Behavioral Health

The behavioral health industry has seen a large number of funding deals in 2021. Behavioral Health Business has put together a collection of the largest funding rounds in behavioral health to give you a better idea of who those companies are. Spring Health Hits $2B Valuation After New $190M Funding Round Behavioral health benefits company […]

Armed With Growth Funding, Connections Health Solutions Aims to Take Crisis Stabilization Model Nationwide

Phoenix-based Connections Health Solutions recently scored $30 million in its first-ever round of growth funding, which came from the private equity firm The Heritage Group. While the crisis stabilization company has been around for more than a decade, it’s growth story is just getting started, in large part thanks to that new funding. Founded in […]

Funding Roundup: Connections Scores $30M in Growth Funding; Tele-health SUD Treatment Company Raises $16M

Crisis stabilization company raises $30M in growth funding Connections Health Solutions, a Phoenix-based crisis stabilization company, has raised $30 million in growth financing from the private equity firm Heritage Group. The funding will help fuel the national expansion of Connections’ behavioral health crisis services model, the company said. Connections operates two Arizona centers — one […]