State patients may be discharged, conditionally or unconditionally, or reclassified as involuntary mental healthcare users (section 47 of the MHCA
In the following sections, we describe the issue of changing alliance membership in more detail and highlight examples of three analytic challenges that can arise when quantitatively studying the organizational characteristics of MHCAs
: (1) assessing change in MHCA
organization; (2) assessment of construct reliability, and (3) aggregation of individual responses to reflect organizational characteristics.
Promote state chapter development by hosting a regional MHCA
Neufeld Collection [hereafter DPNC], on file at the MHCA
The information in the guide is based primarily on presentations made at the "Medicare Summit: Implications for Employers in 1998 and Beyond" held in May 1998 and jointly sponsored by MHCA
and HCFA's Center for Beneficiary Services.
A review by Ramlall  on the effect of the MHCA
on 49 designated regional and district hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal Province also highlights the lack of sufficient beds to accommodate the increasing clinical demand and the scarcity of seclusion rooms to manage acutely disturbed psychiatric patients within a general hospital setting.
consists of approximately 330 nursing and assisted living facilities throughout the state.
By 1985, when Hevey became MHCA
's first CEO, the Reagan Era was well underway, and MHCA
members had come to realize that federal budget cuts were hardly their only significant concern.
As a result, CRC is a recognized leader in the treatment field and has ranked in the top facilities for overall best practices by the MHCA
(Mental Health Corporations of America).
This state of affairs remains unchanged despite the legislated commitments to reform mental health care in the MHCA
Phillips, RN, BSN, MHCA
Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services/ Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 9:30-9:45 AM Break/Exhibitors/Poster Presentations and Judging 10:00-11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions 1 Session 1A Disruptive Behavior in the Workplace.
, FACHE of Tyler, Texas also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the university that day.