Oct 21, 2015
A multidisciplinary group of mental health clinicians in Oregon has formed the first mental health Independent Practice Association (IPA) in the country. The IPA is designed to maximize clinician autonomy while enabling them to participate in health care reform–but as private practitioners, not as employees or contract workers. The organization that spearheaded this effort is the AMHA-USA (www.americanmentalhealth.com)
Sep 15, 2015
A new study suggests the answer may be no. The study by Rosen et alia (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26214322) shows that computer use by behavioral clinicians during intake negatively affects the quality of the therapeutic alliance–one of the best predictors of outcome– and continuance in treatment.
Jun 23, 2015
Health plans are dramatically escalating their coverage of telehealth for medical care and mental health care. Consider:
May 20, 2015
CarePaths has upgraded our messaging system to include email notifications to external/personal email addresses. All users who have a valid email registered in their User Settings will receive email notifications about new messages and alerts that have been sent to their internal eRecord Mailbox.
May 11, 2015
The conscience of the American Psychological Association (APA) is slowly dying as it facilitates torture, cheats its own members, and hussles junk science boondoggles to the defense industry. But the APA wasn’t always this way. Founded in the late 19th century by the intellectual giant William James and others, it had a proud history of advancing the science of psychology, defending the rights of those served by psychology, and promoting the interests of its members.