Behavioral Health Hospitals

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Day 3 Notebook

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Day 3 Notebook

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference continued in San Francisco on Wednesday as Community Health Systems provided few details on its continuing divestment plans, and Universal Health Systems blamed nurse and psychiatrist shortages for its lagging growth.

Acadia CEO Jacobs to sell $10.1 million in stock

Acadia Healthcare CEO Joey Jacobs and other executives are joining investors Waud Capital Partners and Bain Capital Investors to sell 2.8 million shares in one of the nation's largest behavioral health chains.

Behavioral Health: Fixing a System in Crisis

Behavioral Health: Fixing a System in Crisis

Our series explores the link between behavioral health and chronic disease; assesses the promise of the 21st Century Cures Act; and profiles organizations making a difference on the front lines.

UHS, Acadia push past UK snags to solid Q1 earnings

Behavioral health giants Universal Health Services and Acadia Healthcare each posted earnings and revenue gains in the first quarter, though UHS received potentially bad news from antitrust regulators on its December acquisition of a British behavioral health chain.

Behavioral health provider Sequel set to go public

Sequel Youth and Family Services, a growing behavioral health provider, is set to become a public company in April upon completion of its sale to Global Partner Acquisition Corp. GPAC liked Sequel for its clinical programs and growth track record in a burgeoning healthcare segment.

UHS stock plunges following Buzzfeed investigation

The share price of Universal Health Services plunged 12% Wednesday after BuzzFeed published an investigative story alleging the for-profit hospital operator kept psychiatric patients longer than necessary to milk their insurance.

Acadia offers not-for-profit hospitals a psych option

Acadia Healthcare is embarking on a strategy of joint venturing with not-for-profit hospital systems to open psychiatric beds. The nation's largest for-profit owner of psychiatric hospitals announced this week that it is partnering with Ochsner Health System to open an 82-bed psychiatric hospital.


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