With rising cybersecurity threats in health care, CEO Stuart Archer discusses how teams centered on empathy and compassion can most effectively collaborate and tackle possible crises. “It all starts with understanding how we deal with stress”.
Parity remains a systemic issue in behavioral health, impacting patients and providers. In Behavioral Health Business, CEO Stuart Archer discusses the issue, and other regulatory topics that must be addressed to ensure equal care access in 2024.
Roughly 20 million older adults have reported behavioral health challenges since 2020 but fewer than half get treatment. Behavioral Health Business highlighted providers who offer targeted, specialized care, including Oceans and our longstanding committee to geriatric mental health.
Despite the nationwide demand for behavioral health services, many providers are facing challenges due to discriminatory federal regulations and financial pressure exacerbated by the pandemic. CEO Stuart Archer spoke with Behavioral Health Business about the importance of providers’ involvement in state and local advocacy and how health system partnerships benefit communities.
Louisiana Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker Cady Pruitt spoke with KTBS News about the challenges affecting youth mental health and how the hospital’s inpatient services for teens ages 13 to 17 address this crisis in the community.
Women report stress at higher rates than men, and it impacts one in five women in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association. April is Stress Awareness Month and a perfect time to consider how you can incorporate stress relief into your daily routine. Biloxi Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Sarah Hornby shares ways to make mental wellness a priority year round in this Gulf Coast Woman Magazine article.
Oceans Healthcare’s CEO Stuart Archer recently spoke to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce about challenges facing behavioral health providers – the lasting effects of COVID-19, the nation’s border challenges, rising fentanyl-related deaths and our country’s worsening mental health epidemic. Archer shared his insights into public health solutions needed to address the industry’s staffing challenges and ways resources and partnerships can increase access to care.