9/19/19 (Richmond, VA) – According to data analyzed by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), 1,486 people died of drug overdoses in 2018. To help combat the challenges posed by the opioid and prescription drug epidemic, Diamond Healthcare Corporation, (Diamond) is bringing their addiction treatment experience to the Roanoke community.
Diamond Healthcare Corporation, a national behavioral health management & consulting company, is pleased to welcome Donald Lovelace as Chief Financial Officer. Donald has extensive experience in the healthcare field, including financial oversight of hospital based behavioral health service lines.
A message from Richard Feldman, Diamond Healthcare's President and CEO
The death of Saoirse Kennedy Hill on August 1 was heartbreaking. Memories of “Camelot,” of her cousin Patrick speaking at Diamond’s national conference in May, or the photos of a 22 year old with seemingly unbound promise, made this news particularly sad.
We are pleased to announce Deena J. Tampi, has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Diamond Healthcare Corporation. Previously, Deena was the Executive Vice President of Clinical Services.
In this new position, Deena’s primary responsibilities include oversite of Clinical Services and the Williamsburg Place Campus in addition to the execution and monitoring of Diamond’s 2020-2022 Strategic Plan.
Have you ever wondered what happens to your email after you hit the send button? Probably not if you’re like most people. However, we should understand when we send an email outside of our network, it goes from our computer to our company mailserver, then out of our network, through the internet where attackers hide, to the recipients email server, and last to the recipient’s computer.
- A message from Richard Feldman, President and CEO, Diamond Healthcare Corporation -
One hundred thirty people die every day in the United States as a result of opioid drug overdose according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Global trends in the estimated number of drug users (2009 to 2014) indicate the use of opioids, including the use of heroin and opium, and the non-medical use of pharmaceutical opioids, has stabilized at high levels. Worldwide, around 35.1 million people are estimated to have used opioids in 2016.
"What we do every day, is now more important than ever," says Richard Feldman, President and CEO of Diamond Healthcare Corporation, as he addresses mental health parity in the following message.
We have a behavioral health outpatient solution for your hospital.
A national patient safety goal for behavioral healthcare regarding suicide risk reduction has been updated to include the assessment of risk factors. The below SAMHSA and CDC article explains the new requirement.
Effective July 1, 2019 - NPSG.15.01.01 EP 3 requires that the suicide risk assessment include ‘risk factors’.