behavioral health

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be·hav·ior·al health

an interdisciplinary field dedicated to promoting a philosophy of health that stresses individual responsibility in the application of behavioral and biomedical science knowledge and techniques to the maintenance of health and prevention of illness and dysfunction by a variety of self-initiated individual and shared activities.
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William Hancur, associate director of behavioral health for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island.
Charter Behavioral Health System of NW Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
DeWitt worked as deputy director of the Behavioral Health Department from Nov.
ABHW Members: Alliance Behavioral Care, Cenpatico Behavioral Health, College Health IPA/Comprehensive Behavioral Health Management, Magellan Health Services, MHN, Schaller Anderson Behavioral Health, United Behavioral Health, University Behavioral Healthcare, ValueOptions.
Partners in Housing, a local community housing development organization, the Behavioral Health Department and the Area Housing Authority of Ventura County came together to make the $3 million Villa Calleguas possible.
To receive this accreditation, Timberline Knolls was evaluated against a set of more than 250 standards addressing everything from patient rights to education by a Joint Commission team experienced in the delivery of behavioral health care services," said Cesare-Murphy.
The Behavioral Health Department was criticized in a June audit by the state Department of Mental Health for not adequately involving stakeholders - including Mental Health Board members - in its program for treating mentally ill.
NCQA is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of managed care plans, managed behavioral health care organizations (MBHOs), preferred provider organizations, new health plans, physician organizations, credentials verification organizations, disease management programs and other health related programs.
When this whole thing started, Durand was in charge, but now if something goes wrong he doesn't want to get his fingerprints on it,'' said Wright, R-Simi Valley, an outspoken critic of the Behavioral Health Department.
Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services is the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Following is a chronology of the problems facing the Ventura County Behavioral Health Department.
His relationships with the leading managed behavioral health care organizations and understanding of the costs and challenges that they face in providing treatment for alcoholism and substance dependence will provide Hythiam with the insight and advantage in developing tailored disease management solutions.

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