Editorial: A new standard for mental health care

  • Article by: EDITORIAL BOARD , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 12, 2012 - 8:25 PM

Regions Hospital facility will help enhance quality.

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ejliebermanDec. 13, 12 9:43 AM

Psychiatry in general hospitals is problematic because most patients don't need the expensive technology that is appropriate for major physical illness. This sounds like progress in the right direction. Halfway houses and home-based treatment for follow-up are sensible, humane, and less costly.

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