Latest Community Care Behavioral Health Organization Stories

2014-07-22 12:29:33

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone, an opioid used to treat opioid addiction. The guidelines* - titled, "Supporting Recovery from Opioid Addiction: Community Care Best Practice Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance" - are intended to provide direction for physicians, clinicians, agencies, and systems in the Community Care...

2014-01-17 12:24:53

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- CommonGround, a Web-based application developed to support recovery and shared decision making for persons with mental health conditions, is an effective tool for self-care, according to a recent study by Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (Community Care) and Pat Deegan, PhD & Associates (PDA). The study results, which were recently published in an article in "Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal," focus on the integration of personal...

2014-01-17 12:24:52

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are no significant differences in the number of psychotropic medications that adults with intellectual disabilities are prescribed and the number that all other adults with mental health conditions are prescribed, according to a five-year study conducted by Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (Community Care). The study, which was initiated by concerns about the widespread use of psychotropic medication among individuals with...

2014-01-07 08:32:08

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care to determine if a model of patient-centered mental health treatment is more effective than measurement-based treatment for people with serious mental illness has been approved for funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The study - "Amplifying the Patient's Voice: Person-Centered Versus Measurement-Based Approaches in Mental Health" - is a project that will...

2006-12-22 15:01:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers of the HealthChoices Behavioral Health program in 23 counties will soon receive benefits from a new managed care provider, Pennsylvania Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle B. Richman announced today. Starting Jan. 1, HealthChoices will be administered in those counties by Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (CCBHO), which is owned by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The award to CCBHO was made following a...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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