Did you know that it typically takes ten years from the first time someone has mental health concerns until they get a correct diagnosis and proper treatment? We can’t wait for that. Embrace #B4Stage4 thinking and support the efforts of Mental Health America.
With great pride we share these heartfelt testimonials from family members. Many thanks to our wonderful staff for creating a positive experience for our families and for the patients in our care.
1/11/16 (Richmond, VA) – Diamond Healthcare Corporation (Diamond) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Richard I. Feldman as President and Chief Executive Officer effective February 1, 2016. Christopher M. Carney current President and CEO will retire, but will continue to serve on Diamond’s Board of Directors.
“On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, it gives me great pleasure to announce Richard Feldman as the new President and CEO,” said Michael R. Heaton, Markel Ventures, President and Chief Operating Officer.
1/8/16 (Richmond, Va) – Diamond Healthcare Corporation (Diamond), a leading provider of population health services throughout the United States is pleased to announce a new partnership with Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. Diamond was selected because of their strategic vision to integrate Behavioral Health throughout the Westchester Medical Center network.
12/9/15 (Richmond, Va) – Diamond Healthcare Corporation (Diamond), a leading provider of population health services throughout the United States, is improving the accessibility and support available to older adults with mental health needs in nursing homes and other residential care facilities.
Dr. Jonathan Lee's poster on a Clonidine addiction case at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) Annual Meeting and Symposium drew a great crowd in Huntington Beach, CA this month.
Some of the interactions involved the following comments:
“Clonidine is not typically associated with addictive properties”
“We use Clonidine all the time at the hospital for cancer and other pain”
“I didn’t know that Clonidine had a street value”
“Does this case really represent Clonidine addiction?”
Providing Care for Senior Adults - Senior adults who suffer with mental health issues should not have to face the debilitating stresses alone, nor should they feel isolated in their condition. The caring staff at Dalhart Senior Care Solutions is ready and more than willing to provide physical, mental and emotional care to patients dealing with emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders.
Congratulations to Ann Belvin, VP Recruitment, at Diamond. Ann received the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional accreditation by meeting the experience, education and demonstrated competency and knowledge required as established by SHRM.
Congratulations to the Behavioral Health team at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, LA for soaring through their Joint Commission Survey.
"Our team was great and we passed the Joint Commission Survey with 'zero' – yes, that’s right, 'zero' deficiencies," stated Nicole Beer, Program Director.
The 18-bed unit serving adults ages 18– 62 opened in December of 2013 and has been open for just under two years. This was the first full accreditation survey by Joint Commission in this timeframe.