NAPHS

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NAPHSNational Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
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ABUJA, Nigeria -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has supported the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to map resources for the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) using the WHO Resource Mapping Tool (REMAP).
For more information on attending or sponsoring an event at the 2003 NAPHS Annual Meeting, call NAPHS at 202-393-6700, extension 12 or 18, or e-mail ron@naphs.org.
"Behavioral health caregivers are working harder with limited resources," said NAPHS Executive Director Mark Covall in releasing the report.
He is a member and chair of the board of directors for the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS).
As part of its 2002 Annual Meeting, the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) will provide a forum for behavioral health care leaders to take their message directly to Capitol Hill regarding the need for access and coverage, coordinated care, and fair funding for children, adolescents, and adults with behavioral disorders.
Mark Covall, president and CEO of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS), says it's a trend he's been watching unfold for three years or more.
In 2001, providers' average inpatient net revenue per patient-day increased almost 10%, to $556, from $507 in 2000, according to the survey, called the NAPHS 2002 Annual Survey Report--Trends in Behavioral Healthcare Systems: At the same time, hospital admissions have steadily increased: A typical hospital in 2001 saw an average of 2,354 inpatients, an increase of 11.4% over 2000.
The behavioral health delivery system for people suffering from mental and addictive disorders continued to evolve at a rapid pace in 1999, according to data released recently by the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) in The NAPHS 2000 Annual Survey Report--Trends in Behavioral Healthcare Systems: A Benchmarking Report.
According to a survey of administrators at 120 NAPHS member hospitals, occupancy increased 11% from 1999 to 2000, with a total occupancy increase of 24% over the past 5 years.
The behavioral health delivery system for people suffering from mental and addictive disorders continued to evolve at a rapid pace in 1997, according to data released by the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) in The NAPHS 1998 Annual Survey Report--Trends in Psychiatric Health Systems: A Benchmarking Report.
More information on products available to assist with this effort may be found in the "Design Guide for the Built Environment of Behavioral Health Facilities" that is published by the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) and may be downloaded free of charge at www.naphs.org.