6 ways comprehensive behavioral health reduces avoidable costs

This webinar is on-demand and can be viewed at your convenience.

Demand for mental healthcare services is growing, and emergency departments are feeling the strain, both operationally and financially. The average cost of boarding a psychiatric patient in the emergency department is $2,264 — that's $130 per hour added on top of the cost of simply occupying a bed for expenses such as sitters and security.

In this webinar, industry experts will share how digital mental health and automated care tools fit into a health system's comprehensive behavioral health strategy and help them save on avoidable costs.

Learning points:
  • Understanding the strained operational and financial future
  • Explore 6 costs that can be reduced or avoided
  • How automated care programs affect cost savings




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Luke Raymond, LCPC

Head of Behavioral Health Commercialization, Amwell

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Matt McCormick, MPH, MEd

Group Vice President, Behavioral Health, Amwell