College Mental Health is Problem for Institutions, Survey Says

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The National Association for Mental Illness conducted a survey to assess the prevalence of college mental health and the efforts made by schools to accommodate students. The survey results show that the schools the survey’s participants enrolled at either lacked sufficient mental health services or did not publicize existing services well. Ultimately, college campuses are   …Continue Reading


ICD-10: CMS Releases Myths & Facts Handout

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Amidst heavy criticism from healthcare professionals, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has just released an updated version of its ICD-10 Myths & Facts handout to combat some of their opposers. October 2014 will be an important month for healthcare as it marks the deadline for implementing ICD-10. More important than the deadline, however,   …Continue Reading


Rural Hospitals Struggle to Implement EHRs

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Four years after President Obama set aside $20 billion for the modernization of health information technology, helathcare providers across the nation have ditched antiquated file systems and embraced electronic health records. Many hospitals in rural areas, however, have struggled to keep up with the new technology. So far, 2013 has been a year filled with   …Continue Reading


DSM Loses Followers with Latest Editon

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As breakthroughs begin to become more and more common in the world of mental healthcare,  the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders–sometimes referred to as the “bible” of psychiatry–is beginning to lose many of it’s followers. Just weeks after a study by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium reported findings of a genetic link between five   …Continue Reading