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  • 00:41

    Collaboration in Behavioral Healthcare: An Interview with Lisette Wright

    in Psychology

    You hear through the grapevine about great people doing incredible work in Behavioral Health. People with civic-minded spirit and determined to make invaluable contributions to this sector of healthcare. People like Lisette Wright.

    We were introduced to Lisette by her colleague Dr. Marlene Maheu and honored to be introduced. Of course we had to interview her for Mental Health News Radio! It was refreshing and affirming to talk to a true collaborator. We know who to bring in that will get into the specifics of ICD-10, Meaningful Use, PQRS, and large scale EHR implementations.  Join us for an informative discussion about what Behavioral Health providers and agencies are NOT taking seriously and should. 

    Questions we asked Lisette on the show are listed below.  Enjoy the full blog article HERE.

    What is Behavioral Health Solutions?

    How did you get into this work and why?

    What are the main activities of BHS?

    What types of clients have you worked with and can you describe some of your projects to date?

    Why do you think change is so hard for some of your customers?

    What does health care reform have to do with your approach to organizations?

    Do you do anything for fun?

    How did the Kisangaji Project come about?

    Do you fundraise for Kisangaji?

    What is important to know about you or BHS?

  • 00:40

    Telepracticing in Behavioral Telehealth: An Interview with Dr. Marlene Maheu

    in Psychology

    Today's guest was met at the annual Samaritan Institute conference. We were both session speakers and excited to collaborate in any way possible to support the sector of healthcare we are both immensely passionate about. My first thought after listening to Dr. Marlene Maheu was, “Why haven’t I met this powerhouse in person yet? She is the thought leader in telemental health.” Spend five minutes with her and you begin to grasp how much influence, passion, leadership and knowledge Dr. Maheu has about behavioral health in general but especially telebehavioral health. Take this journey with us to discover from the Executive Director of the Telemental Health Institute where technology is headed in relation to online behavioral health counseling. Please check out the full blog article here.

    How did you get involved in the legal/ethical risk management side of telepractice?

    How has your publication experience helped you in the field?

    Why is there such a focus on telehealth right now?

    What are some of the key issues involved with telepractice in telemental health or behavioral telehealth?

    Which types of technology do you see as the next wave, or the next generation for behavioral health care?

    Are these newer technologies considered part of telehealth?

    How will these newer forms of technology make their way to the telehealth arena?

    What does your company offer to professionals wanting to get involved with telemental health or behavioral telehealth?

  • 00:07

    How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions

    in Jobs

    Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter offers a format for answering those trick behavioral questions.

    Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a recruiter for more than 40 years.

    Follow him at The Big Game Hunter, Inc. on LinkedIn for more articles, videos and podcasts than what are offered here and jobs he is recruiting for.

    Visit www.TheBigGameHunter.us. There's a lot more advice there.

    Email me if your firm is trying to hire someone.

    Connect with me on LinkedIn

    Pay what you want for my books about job search

    Subscribe to TheBigGameHunterTV on YouTube  for advice about job hunting and hiring. Like videos, share and comment.

    Trying to hire someone? Email me at JeffAltman@TheBigGameHunter.us

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    Want to ask me questions via phone, Skype or Facetime? Have your job search questions answered.

  • 02:29

    Python genetics with Travis Wyman

    in Pets

    In this episode we are joined by Travis Wyman. He is no stranger to the reptile podcast world and has the knowledge to back it up. We will be talking about all about genetics and the science behind it. This is a must listen for anyone that is into breeding pythons

  • 00:34

    Behavioral Health Compliance: An Interview with Theresa Wray, LMFT

    in Psychology

    Today we interview business owner, clinician, and consultant Theresa Wray of Synergy Consulting Services. A rare and exciting connection for us because of one major factor: Theresa loves finding needles in haystacks. In fact, she excels at it. All of the necessary yet hair pulling work that counselors and Behavioral Health organizations dread to do are actually fun for Theresa.  Things like reading your Managed Care contracts, auditing your charts, reviewing compliance plans, and verifying state regulations.  Enjoy getting to know her during our interview on Mental Health News Radio.  More importantly, enjoy getting to know what she can do for your Behavioral Health organization.

    What made you start your consulting firm?

    Why the name ‘Synergy’? What exactly does that mean?

    You “officially” launched earlier this year. How are things going?

    So who do you typically work with?

    How so? What types of services do you provide?

    Managed care, particularly around Compliance/Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, documentation, state-specific regulations, as well around some of the business-related issues that we weren’t taught about in grad school. For example, NPIs, CAQH, taxonomy codes, coming on board with managed care organizations, developing paperwork. 

    What would you say sets you and Synergy apart from many of the other coaches and consultants who are available to providers?

    What advice would you give to someone considering opening their own practice or expanding their services?

    How can people find out more about working with you?

    Please enjoy the full blog article HERE.

  • 00:49

    Health Care Costs & Behavioral Psychology

    in Business

    On this week's program, hosts Doug Field and Andrew Dietz welcome guests from two innovative startups – Claritas Mindsciences and Surgeo – onto the program to discuss their digital health solutions.

    The first guest on this week's program will be Phil Micali, chief commercial officer for Claritas Mindsciences. With over 30 years of experience in the health and wellness sectors, Phil now brings his expertise to bear on a new solution that merges mindfulness, digital technology and behavioral psychology to enable people to control their cravings and addictions. In this segment, Phil and the hosts will discuss the products offered by Claritas Mindsciences and how neurofeedback technology can effectively be used for smoking cessation and other healthy changes in behavior.

    The second guest will be Arnon Krongrad, MD, president and CEO of Allevion, a health care technology company. As a physician with decades of experience, Dr. Krongrad created Surgeo, Allevion's flagship product, to connect patients to the best surgeons for the best price. Surgeo is an online marketplace that simplifies access to a highly qualified surgeon network. The services of every surgeon are transparently priced and conveniently packaged with the facility, anesthesia and other necessary components. In this interview, Dr. Krongrad and the hosts will discuss the causes for variation in cost for health care procedures and how the online Surgeo portal empowers consumers with knowledge and choice.  

  • 01:10

    Episode 1151: Firefighter Behavioral Health

    in Training

    Discussing all things mental health and wellness. Dr. Beth and guests will address topics in the fire service from entry level psychological evaluations to ongoing mental health issues, from routine to the unexpected.

  • 00:41

    Data Systems Made Simple for Behavioral Health: TMS Behavioral Health EHR

    in Psychology

    There are few enough women in technology fields, even fewer in Behavioral Health EHR technology. Our listeners can only imagine our surprise to find what we refer to as a unicorn. We are honored to interview Dr. Kelly Hyde and Mary Curry of Social TecKnology. 

    Please enjoy the full blog which includes their bios here.

    Questions we cover on the show are listed below:

    Why is the behavioral health field your passion?
    How did you come to the business of developing an EHR for behavioral health?
    Tell us about the TMS – Technology Made Simple EHR, and how the EHR is an innovation in the field of behavioral health and integrated physical and behavioral health EHR?
    What role has the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) NIH grant played in Social TecKnowledgy’s EHR offerings?
    How many users of TMS are there?
    What are the clinical and quality assurance mechanisms for TMS?


  • 00:36

    Where Behavioral Health EHR Vendors are Missing In Action with Doug Edwards

    in Psychology

    Join Doug Edwards, Vice President and Managing Director of Vendome Healthcare Media’s Behavioral Healthcare division, joins us to today to discuss what is trending in Behavioral Healthcare today and what EHR vendors are missing when it comes to marketing their software.  

    Some of the questions we asked Doug are listed below:

    What big trends have you seen in the behavioral health field during your 15 year career? 

    Why do you think investors are interested in behavioral healthcare now? 

    Should providers be concerned about the amount of “new money” flowing into the field? 

    Does the increased investment in the field only apply to for-profits? What about for not-for-profits? 

    What is the role of information technology and EHRs in relation to the investment flowing into treatment centers? 

    Where can providers turn to for information on selecting EHRs?

    What trends should providers be preparing for now? 

    How can listeners become more engaged with Behavioral Healthcare magazine? 

    Please read the full blog article here.

  • 02:02

    Mitchell Speaks with Cell Biologist Bruce Lipton, author of Biology of Belief

    in Lifestyle

    To order Bruce’s books and CD’s, click here.    To order Mitchell’s interviews with Bruce, click here.

    .Mitchell's guest this evening is internationally-renowned cellular biologist Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., Bruce is a pioneer in the new biology, an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. Bruce was on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine and later performed groundbreaking stem-cell research at Stanford University. He is the best-selling author of The Biology of Belief and received the 2009 prestigious Goi Peace Award (Japan) in honor of his scientific contribution to world harmony. Published by Hay House,

    Mitchell and Bruce first met in around 1994 at a time when Bruce was just getting started and Mitchell had him as a guest on A Better World TV when few knew of his work.  Mitchell promoted Bruce’s work because he recognized its revolutionary and evolutionary brilliance, its major contribution to our understanding of genetics, cell biology, the development of epigenetics and in fact, our collective interpretation of the nature of reality.  Bruce has been a guest on A Better World TV and Radio numerous times and Mitchell is pleased and honored to have Bruce on again to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of his best-selling book The Biology of Belief and to speak of his continually maturing understanding.  For more, go to: www.brucelipton.com

  • 01:57

    Liver Cancer/Prostrate Cancer Why? Paulette Young 6-8pm pst 858-769-4936 press 1

    in Health

    World wide liver cancer is the 6th most common cancer. Eastern Asia has the highest incidence. As one gets older there is an increase risk for liver cancer. Liver cancer is more common in men than women. 8 out of 10 people is diagnose with liver cancer. Having a disease can increase your risk for liver cancer. Some causes of liver cancer: Cirrhosis of liver, alcohol consumption, non alcoholic fatty liver disease, infection with hepatitis viruses, smoking, low immunity, lupus, family history, diabetes, gallbladder removal, radiation from x-rays or CT scans, body weight, betel quid, aflatoxin, chemicals like sweetners. It is possible to lower your risk of liver cancer.  Some of the causes of Prostrate cancer: age, genetics, diet, medication, obesity, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), agent orange, enzyme PRSS3 causing prostrate cancer to be aggressive. Join us tonight with Host Paulette Young. Call 858-769-4936 press 1. 

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