Monica E. Oss Headlines National Event On The Disruptive Innovation Of Health Care Reform & The Future of Behavioral Health Field


GETTYSBURG, Pa., April 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OPEN MINDS Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Monica E. Oss, will address the national trends, issues, and innovations shaping the behavioral health field at the Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal's Behavioral Health Edition Launch Event on April 28, 2014 in Philadelphia. The event, titled, What's the Future of Behavioral Health in Light of the Disruptive Innovation of Healthcare Reform, will take a closer look at how both the behavioral and physical health systems will adjust to become more integrated in a post-health care reform environment.

"Over the past several years, we have seen fundamental shifts health and human service market to focus on integrated care for complex consumers. I'm excited to join with the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal to help launch their Behavioral Health Edition and address how national trends are driving innovation and how dynamic innovations driving change the behavioral health field," said Oss.

In addition to OPEN MINDS, The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ) has joined forces with the Thomas Scattergood Foundation, City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, Public Health Management Corporation, and Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy to discuss the programmatic, education, philosophical, and policy challenges and opportunities for innovation that will come along with this broader health paradigm shift.

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For a more in-depth discussion on the challenges, market trends, and innovations shaping the behavioral health and human service industry, join Monica E. Oss and more than 400 executives from provider, payer, and care management organizations for the fifth annual Planning & Innovation Institute, June 3-5, 2014, at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. For more information, log-on to:

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Source: Open Minds