behavioral health

This CEO Used His Passion for Behavioral Health to Engage His Providers and Community in an Innovative Model of Care

January 6, 2016
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Mental and behavioral health services have often been overlooked or disjointed within the country’s healthcare system. Mental health touches almost every aspect of a person’s life, making collaboration among medical service providers and community resources essential to properly caring for these individuals. Treating the neediest with compassion and dignity Most chronically homeless people suffer from […]

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WES Health Provides Behavioral Healthcare to Low-Income Communities

July 29, 2015
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Dennis Cook, President and Chief Executive Officer by Patricia Chaney More than 30 years ago, Philadelphia, Penn., began to recognize the necessity of not only providing quality behavioral healthcare, but also providing it in a way that gave low-income patients the resources they needed to be higher-functioning citizens in their communities. By the 1990s, the […]

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WCGRH Culture Transformed by RESPECT Institute

June 18, 2014
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PODCAST : John L. Robertson, regional hospital administrator of West Central Georgia Regional Hospital in Columbus, explains how The RESPECT Institute, a program sponsored by Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, transformed not just WCGRH’s culture, but also his personal perspective on behavioral healthcare.

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Citizens Medical Center Renews Focus on Behavioral Health

March 15, 2014
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Stephen Thames, Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Medical Center and David Way, Associate Executive Director & Corporate Integrity Officer, Gulf Bend Center Improving behavioral healthcare is a vital part of treating the whole patient and is an area with which many hospitals struggle, especially when it involves integrating behavioral health with the rest of their service […]

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