Diamond News

Diamond Opens Addiction Outpatient Program in Roanoke; Ninth in State

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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.

Email Security and PHI

Monday, August 19, 2019

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.

Dr. Jonathan Lee: How clinicians can recognize and manage those misusing opioids: A BMJ Podcast

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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.

Substance Use Disorder and HIPAA

Friday, June 21, 2019

Determining Part 2 Applicability

Protecting a patients’ information secures the trust of both of our behavioral health management and consulting clients and the patients we serve. The HIPAA Privacy Rule and Part 2 Regulations address the confidentiality of a patient’s personal health information. The purpose of this article is to provide a foundational overview of when Part 2 applies.

Michael Post Joins Diamond as Farley Center and Pavilion CEO

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Diamond is pleased to welcome Michael Post, FACHE, as the Chief Executive Officer of The Pavilion and The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place.

Prior to this role Michael was the CEO for Clarion Psychiatric Center and Adjunct Faculty for Clarion University of Pennsylvania in the College of Business Administration and Information Sciences. Additionally he held various administrative and clinical roles for Guthrie Health System in Sayre, PA; the VA Black Hills Healthcare System in Fort Meade, SD; the Erie VA Medical System in Erie, PA; and Stairways Behavioral Health in Erie, PA.

Spirit of Diamond Winners Announced

Monday, May 13, 2019

Diamond is pleased to announce the 2018 Spirit of Diamond finalists in the categories of Quality Care, Ethical Conduct and Financial Stewardship. Colleagues celebrated these individuals at Diamond’s National Behavioral Health Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, May 7-9.

(presented in 2019 - *overall winner in category)