Consulting Services since 1993 for Behavioral Health Programs in Hospitals and Medical Centers

Improving Psychiatric Service Lines for Hospitals and Medical Centers

Schafer Consulting Behavioral Health Clients

Who We Help:

  • Hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, SafetyNet Hospitals with psychiatric and behavioral health programs
  • Psychiatric residential treatment centers
  • Inpatient and Residential drug and alcohol treatment programs
  • Outpatient Behavioral Health services and clinics
  • State and county government agencies
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  • Jefferson Health, Cherry Hill, New Jersey:

    Behavioral Health Operations Assessment; Emergency Department throughput, quality, patient and staff safety. Jefferson Health New Jersey is the largest provider of behavioral health services in South Jersey with adult and pediatric inpatient care, a 24 hour Crisis Unit, partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs

  • Texas Health Resources Hospitals, Arlington, Texas:

    Turnaround for Behavioral Health inpatient and outpatient system: compliance, Joint Commission, physical plant, planning, finance, operations. THR Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. It has more than 24,000 employees, over 350 points of access in North Texas, 29 hospital locations including acute care, short stay, rehabilitation and transitional care facilities. The Behavioral Health system operates 6 psychiatric facilities, an 80 bed residential drug treatment facility, a mobile assessment team, and a comprehensive outpatient behavioral health system providing care in 17 locations

  • Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY:

    Improvement Directors for the academic medical center’s Behavioral Sciences; this included an adult inpatient psychiatric unit, a children’s inpatient psychiatric unit, a large designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency unit, and large outpatient service

  • Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA:

    Restructuring Officers for turnaround of a Behavioral Health, Harvard affiliated teaching hospital in the Boston area operating 4 inpatient psychiatric units and an outpatient system with 110,000+ visits per year. This system piloted medical homes and integrated behavioral health with primary care

  • HealthPartners Medical Group Hospitals, St. Paul, MN:

    Operations Assessment, Planning, Financial Improvement, Strategic Planning

  • WellSpan Health, Mt. Gretna, PA:

    Operations Assessment, Financial Improvement, Planning

  • Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas:

    Interim Management, Compliance, Accreditation, Emergency Department

  • Sutter Psychiatric Center, Sacramento, CA:

    Accreditation, Operations Assessment & Improvement

  • Sentara Healthcare, Behavioral Health service line, Virginia Beach, VA:

    Feasibility Studies, Operations Assessment, Strategic Planning

  • Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA:

    Feasibility Study, Strategic Planning

  • Boys and Girls Children and Family Services for Wells Fargo Bank Bond Trustees, IA, NE, Ak:

    Turnaround Management, Financial Improvement, Strategic Planning, Compliance

  • Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage, AL:

    Quality Improvement, Accreditation, Compliance

  • Wishard Health System, Indianapolis, IN:

     Operations Assessment & Improvement

  • Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA:

    Emergency Department

  • San Juan Regional Medical Center, Farmington, NM:

    Operations Assessment, Financial Improvement

  • New Hanover Health Network

  • State of Florida Child Welfare Privatization:

    Risk pool analysis and strategies for Lead Agencies managing care and global transfer of $587 million from the State to the Lead Agencies through the Florida Coalition for Children, with Milliman, Inc.

  • State of Arizona Department of Economic Security:

    Statewide child welfare substitute case rate analysis, with Milliman, Inc.

  • State of Connecticut:

    Integrated service system plan for the CT Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

Talk to us

Schafer Consulting has a track record of improving productivity, and rebuilding positive relationships with medical staff, payers, regulators, consumers and advocates by using real world business solutions. Since 1993, Schafer Consulting has been uniquely focused in behavioral healthcare and we look forward to speaking with you about your specific needs. Call (724) 213-0200 or contact us in confidence.