The Future is Now: How Purpose-Built AI Reduces Staff Stress & Stops Burnout

Burnout in behavioral health is nothing new. But today’s behavioral health organizations are facing a perfect storm of factors: a record rise in demand for services, jam-packed provider schedules, mountains of paperwork, the squeeze of staffing shortages and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. All of that has thrown the burnout train into hyperdrive. […]

AI Therapy Documentation Startup Eleos Health Lands $40M Series B

Eleos Health has raised $40 million in its Series B round, giving the AI-focused startup a total of $68 million raised since its founding in 2020. The company uses AI to quantify therapy sessions, converting live audio into documentation and care quality tracking data. Menlo Park, California-based venture capital firm Menlo Ventures led the funding […]

‘It’s All About Relationships’: Why AI Won’t — and Can’t — Replace Humans in Behavioral Health

The power of human relationships and liability concerns make replacing staff with artificial intelligence unlikely and ill-advised for the future. Industry insiders say the broader implementation of artificial intelligence in the behavioral health sector will likely magnify the work of staff and make the work experience better. “I’m a physician by training: I’m not really […]

All-In-One Therapist Accounting Platform Heard Technologies Lands $10M Investment

Digital mental health startup Heard Technologies Inc. has secured $10 million in Series A funding, according to the company’s CEO. First reported in Axios Pro, the San Francisco-based bookkeeping and tax help software and service provider specializing in helping therapists manage their own offices more efficiently. The company provides solo providers and group practices software […]

Eleos Health Raises $20M to Fuel Its AI-Powered Voice Analysis Platform for Behavioral Health

The startup Eleos Health announced Tuesday that it landed $20 million in Series A funding. The company — which has offices in Boston and Tel Aviv, Israel — casts itself as an integrated “CareOps Automation” provider for behavioral health providers that uses voice AI to interpret the conversation of patients and providers to generate post-session […]

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, […]