One psychiatrist questions whether the existence of data mining will alter what physicians tell their patients about confidentiality.
Careful use and an abundance of caution have to follow the adoption of electronic health records by psychiatrists.
The new subspecialty is to focus on prevention of brain injuries and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of those who have suffered such injuries.
Without reform of the Medicare payment formula, physicians will face very steep across-the-board payment cuts in January.
Removal of entire mountaintops to extract the coal beneath impacts more than the environment. It also appears to raise the risk of mental health problems, particularly depression.
Grayson Norquist, M.D., brings a history of involvement in important research on clinical treatment outcomes, including the CATIE and STAR*D studies.
The effort to integrate primary and mental health care for people with serious mental illness in the community has been an experience of “building the plane while flying it.”
The former member of Congress says regulatory guidance from the federal government ensuring transparency with regard to how insurance companies make medical necessity decisions is crucial.
Although the original vision that inspired the 1963 legislation has never been fully realized, the law did initiate federal involvement in public mental health care.
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