Effective Strategies to Shorten Emergency Department Behavioral Health Patient Lengths of Stay
With our extensive years of experience, we have what it takes to help you reduce psychiatric patient boarding in your hospital’s emergency department. We can help you ensure the care and safety of patients with substance abuse and mental health problems.
An Active Approach to Reducing Psychiatric Patient Boarding
We employ a hands-on and active approach to assessing and reducing psychiatric patient boarding in the emergency department. Our in-depth knowledge of hospital operations and Behavioral Health care enables tested solutions to improve throughput and safety for mental health and substance abuse patients.
Additionally, we are capable of turning analysis into functional change that can be implemented quickly and seamlessly. Our innovative solutions to psychiatric boarding are impacted by the following:
Reducing Psychiatric Dwell Times
To improve throughput and treatment quality for behavioral health patients in the emergency room, we conduct a thorough evaluation. We customize our evaluation to address the specific needs and challenges of your emergency department. The most common measures we take during the evaluation include:
Reach Out to Us
Since our inception in 1993, Schafer Consulting has been committed to developing tools that can significantly improve emergency room services. We aim to boost your department’s efficiency when treating patients with mental health or substance abuse issues.
Our success with projects focused on emergency rooms comes from connecting operations to real-world business requirements. Additionally, we strive to provide our clients with unique tools to measure and track their department’s performance. We look forward to speaking with you about your specific emergency department needs. Talk to us by giving us a call at (724) 213-0200.