Archive for November, 2012

November 23, 2012 Newsletter

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Dec. 11 Webinar on using injectable anti-psychotic medications to reduce readmissions IBHI is offering a free webinar December 11 at Noon Eastern time on: Reducing Readmissions: The Role of Long Acting Injectable Psychotropic Medications with Dr. Jorge Petit, MD Click here to register for the webinar. Ensuring continuing use of medications is a key step […]

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November 12, 2012 Newsletter

November 12, 2012 Newsletter

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There is a major change in behavioral health expectations.  The Joint Commission has taken aim at  Hospital ED Boarding and the changes will affect both Community providers and hospitals.  The Joint Commission will now expect hospitals to have strong relations with community providers to eliminate the current practice of holding behavioral health patients in Emergency Departments for […]

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October 31, 2012 Newsletter

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We’d like to bring to your atttention the following article: Simple tool may help evaluate risk for violence among patients with mental illness Recently reported by National Institute for Mental health http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-09/uoc–stm091412.php Mental health professionals and others who often have to evaluate and manage the risk of violence by patients may benefit from a simple […]

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