In the last 12 months OPEN MINDS has published over 1,000 news articles covering all corners of the health and human services industry. What were the most useful stories for our readers? Here is a look at the top 15 most-read stories from the OPEN MINDS Weekly News Wire. 1. Washington State Court Bans ‘Psychiatric Boarding’ In Emergency Departments On August 7, 2014, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that the practice of “psychiatric boarding” for individuals under civil commitment violates state law. Psychiatric boarding occurs when a patient in psychiatric emergency waiting for admission to a psychiatric facility remains…
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