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News Archives: 2014

Health care data: Nashville’s next big thing
By Dick Cowart, The Tennessean
October 2014
Centerstone’s behavioral health business intelligence platform, Enlighten Analytics, is a data management tool that works with most electronic health records systems and is in place in dozens of behavioral health providers.”

Centerstone Research Institute, Ginger.io and Verizon Partner to Solve Healthcare’s Superutilizer Challenge
September 2014
Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), Ginger.io and Verizon have combined their expertise in behavioral healthcare, analytics and mobile technology to launch a new program – coactionHealth – aimed at helping people with complex mental and physical health conditions better manage their health and significantly reduce healthcare costs.

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Centerstone Research Institute Names Russell Galyon as COO
September 2014
Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving behavioral healthcare through research and information technology, today announced Russell Galyon as the company’s chief operating officer. Galyon will head day-to-day operations to ensure CRI grows and maintains operational excellence.

Centerstone Launches Study Of Hepatitis C Screening Procedure
June 2014
On May 1, 2014, Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) and Centerstone of Indiana announced a partnership with Indiana University to study a behaviorally-based hepatitis C screening procedure for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) receiving outpatient community mental health services. This project is part of Centerstone’s BE Well program, which integrates physical and mental health care for Indiana residents diagnosed with SMI. The researchers seek to validate the effectiveness of the hepatitis C risk screening and testing tool and the effectiveness of the referral method in an outpatient community mental health care setting.

Centerstone Research Institute Convenes Industry Leaders for 10th Knowledge Network Summit
April 2014
Nashville, TN – Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving behavioral healthcare through research and information technology, will host its 10th Knowledge Network Summit on May 4, 2014, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Nashville. The theme of this spring’s Summit, which is being held in conjunction with the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference 2014, is “Value-Based Care: Mobilize, Innovate and Thrive.”

Centerstone Research Institute CEO talks Excellence in Mental Health Act
By: Eleanor Kennedy, Nashville Business Journal
April 2014
The “doc fix” bill passed last week by the House of Representatives and this week by the House included more than just a 13-month delay to a 24 percent cut in the reimbursement rate for physicians who treat Medicare patients and another year’s delay in ICD-10 implementation.

Prescriptive Analytics: The RX for Optimal Business Outcomes
By: Linda Tucci, CIO Decisions
April 2014
“We developed an algorithm using data within our production environment. We measured outcomes and developed data for people coming in and said, ‘For each individual coming in, what would be the optimal course of treatment for them?’”

Technology disruption: ‘It’s not always this crazy’
By: by Dennis Grantham, Behavioral Healthcare
March 2014
Americans have always seen technology, and technological advances, as great drivers of change. Technologies that, at one time or another, seemed to have “changed everything,” are all around us – in our cars, on our desks, and in our hands. We call these things “disruptive technologies,” knowing that the people who create, acquire, and use them have a way of making life more challenging – at least temporarily – until the rest of us catch up.

Centerstone Research Institute aims to update mental health care
By: Shelley DuBois, Tennessean
January 2014
Mental health care in the United States has tended to be woefully low-tech, which is something that Tom Doub hopes to help fix. (PDF Version)

Organizations Team to Advance Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
January 2014
IU Bloomington, Regenstrief Institute, Centerstone Research Institute, South Bend Memorial Hospital, Marshfield Clinic and Wake Forest School of Medicine receive grant to reduce healthcare costs and improve patient care.
Related News: Nashville Post

Maintenance Treatment With Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Patients With Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Source: The Journal of the American Medical Association

January 2014
It is estimated that more than half of those with serious mental illness smoke tobacco regularly. Standard courses of pharmacotherapeutic cessation aids improve short-term abstinence, but most who attain abstinence relapse rapidly after discontinuation of pharmacotherapy. To determine whether smokers diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disease have higher rates of prolonged tobacco abstinence with maintenance pharmacotherapy than with standard treatment.

What is Suicide Prevention? An Interview with Jennifer Lockman, M.S.
By: MaryFrances Knapp, SevenPonds
January 2014
SevenPonds interviewed Jennifer D. Lockman, M.S., CRI Program Evaluator, about her insights into the causes behind quality of care for behavioral health disorders, including those that often result in suicide. “It is one of the most crucial steps in our ever-changing perception of how to prevent suicide and a key to fostering ‘physical whole-person wellness’ in America.”

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