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Enhancing Behavioral Health Access

Enhancing Behavioral Health Access to Meet the Growing Opportunity in Urban Communities

In addition to the unique challenges and opportunities occurring in local communities, urban communities have their own hurdles to overcome in order to improve the access and overall quality of behavioral health services to its members.

3 population trends expected to influence inpatient utilization

An Advisory Board Report: 3 population trends expected to influence inpatient utilization

While the growing aging patient population continues to consume the largest amount of healthcare spend, little focus has been paid on the impact their complex and chronic illnesses have on hospital operations and outcomes.

Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Access in Local Communities

Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Access in Local Communities

As health systems work to effectively treat the 47.6 million individuals experiencing mental illness each year1, they must first identify one of the key factors contributing to this growing issue – location.

New Survey Results Uncover Rising Mental Health Concerns

52 million people in the U.S are currently living with a mental health issue while more than 112 million Americans reside in areas where mental health services are scarce.1

The aging patient population

The aging patient population: 7 things to know

As the last Baby Boomer is expected to turn 65 in 2030, this generation remains top of mind in the healthcare space as they continue to make significant impacts in the way hospitals approach care access and quality.1

Investing in staff well-being beyond the workplace: What it means for your hospital

Across the U.S., 84% of health care providers report issues keeping up with the growing workforce shortage.1 Rising medically complex patient volumes, coupled with increasing rates of burnout among health care staff, have led health systems to seek new strategies to aid in employee well-being.

Infographic: Increase Geriatric Behavioral Health Access through Partnership

Infographic: Increase Geriatric Behavioral Health Access through Partnership

By 2030, it is estimated that nearly 14 million Americans over the age of 55 will have a mental health or substance use disorder – an increase of 57 percent from 2012.1 This growing number has pushed behavioral health to the forefront of hospital strategic priorities.

2022 Post-Acute Survey Results: HFMA and C-Suite Insights

To gain a greater understanding of current and future trends within the post-acute space, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)1 and Lifepoint partnered on a survey of nearly 200 hospital leaders. The survey explored key opportunities around post-acute services, including healthcare staffing, financial performance and strategic partnership opportunities.

Understanding and Overcoming the Rising Adolescent Mental Health Crisi

Understanding and Overcoming the Rising Adolescent Mental Health Crisis: 4 Factors

More than 44 percent of high school students reported persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness in 2021 – an increase from 27 percent in 2004, as noted by the CDC.1

The importance of value-based care integration for hospital outcomes

The importance of value-based care integration for hospital outcomes

As more hospitals officially transition to the value-based care (VBC) model, health leaders are seeking strategies to help their hospital maintain optimal outcomes long-term.

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