Diamond News

Diamond Announces New Partnerships

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Diamond is pleased to announce and welcome the following new partnerships:

  • Steward St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center, Phoenix, Arizona - Conduct an Operational Assessment.
  • Palomar Health, CA  - Develop a Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program in Northern San Diego County.
  • Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, TN - Manage their 16-bed geriatric inpatient unit.

Raisig, Steckline Promoted

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Diamond is pleased to announce the promotions of Mike Raisig and Trey Steckline to Divisional Vice Presidents of Operations. These new positions directly support the strategic plan goal of improved alignment between the functions of our operations and clinical teams to ensure clear and consistent communication with our partner hospitals.

“These promotions are well deserved and are reflective of exemplary work ethic and tenure at Diamond Healthcare,” said Deena Tampi, Executive Vice President.

Thank You Nurses!

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Diamond Healthcare celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2020, and extends a special thanks to our nurses as they continually provide the highest level of quality behavioral healthcare to the patients we serve. While this Nurses Week 2020 is taking place during a more somber time than expected, it is even more important to highlight their dedication. Our nurses deserve special recognition for their efforts to inspire, innovate and persevere every day!

Crickett Wireless Answers Outpatient Need

Monday, April 27, 2020

Please see the following release from Ferrell Hospital’s Senior Transition program in Illinois.


Harrisburg, IL – In response to the current Stay At Home Order, Ferrell Hospital’s Senior Transition program shifted to virtual visits for the safety and protection of our patients and staff.

Be in the Moment. Don’t Have Unreasonable Expectations.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Dr. Melissa Lee Warner, Director of the Professionals Program at The Farley Center, paints a real picture of what individuals are experiencing during this COVID-19 pandemic. From anxieties and depression, to home schooling, relationships and overall living with the unknown, Dr. Warner shares ways of coping and staying physically and mentally healthy.

Listen here.

Diamond Announces Patricia Scalfari as Vice President Clinical Services

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In her role as Vice President, Patricia will oversee the clinical quality and data integrity in Diamond’s programs.

Diamond is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Scalfari, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, as Vice President, Clinical Services. In her role as Vice President, Patricia will oversee the clinical quality and data integrity in Diamond’s programs.

Farley Center adds Dr. Melissa Lee Warner to help medical professionals, lawyers, and corporate leaders receive specialized addiction treatment.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Veteran addiction physician Dr. Melissa Lee Warner has rejoined The Farley Center, the nationally renowned addiction treatment program, as director of its professionals program. Warner previously served as Farley's medical director from 2000–2013. She returns to lead and continue the ongoing augmentation of Farley's longstanding professionals program that thirty years ago was one of the first in the country to address the needs of specific professionals and their unique needs.

CMS Activates Accelerated Payment Program Nationwide as Part of COVID-19 Response

Monday, March 30, 2020

Below are links to the press release and fact sheet related to the accelerated and advance payment program for providers and suppliers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The accelerated and advance Medicare payments provide emergency funding and address cash flow issues based on historical payments when there is disruption in claims submission and/or claims processing. These expedited payments are typically offered in natural disasters to accelerate cash flow to the impacted health care providers and suppliers.