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The inpatient rehabilitation team at White River Health White River Medical Center (Image provided by White River Health)
Oasa Health announced plans for the $52,100,560.00 development of Oasa Health – Olathe, a 96-bed behavioral health hospital to be built at 350 W. Frontier Lane, Olathe, KS. This facility, set on 9.9057 acres, will be Oasa Health’s second location in a nationwide advocacy effort to bring behavioral health services to high growth and/or high demand areas.
Blake Browder, CEO, and Joy Figarsky, President and COO, share holiday greetings and thank employees for living the Signet mission to advocate for the most vulnerable in society.
Jasmine Wadkins, LCSW, CDP, BF-CMT, CCTP, CEA, Director of Behavioral Health at Peace Hospital, says seniors living at home with family are 20% more likely to experience depression than the average person and the numbers increase across various living situations. Watch her interview here by WHAS-TV 11.
Featuring guests Heather Henderson and Jenni Smith from Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Behavioral Health Unit
Oasa Health purchased 10 acres located at 8625 N. Riverside Drive in Fort Worth, TX to build a Center of Behavioral Health Excellence to support the community’s need for additional behavioral health beds.
On August 26, 2022, Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) introduced a bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by Representative G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), that would preserve expanded access to skilled rehabilitation therapies for Medicare patients, after the conclusion of the public health emergency.
There is one suicide death in the US every 11.5 minutes. The impact this type of loss has on loved ones, friends and the community is devastating. Know the warning signs and get involved.
Accepting that you might have a mental health condition can be scary – it suddenly feels so real. But it can also put you on a path to getting the help you deserve. Here is a guide to help get you started. Please note, if you are in immediate crisis, call 911 or go to your local Emergency Room.
Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent (15.5%) of psychiatric disorders among older adults. In this radio segment, Brittany Poss discusses geriatric behavioral health and the program at MercyOne Siouxland.
In this cohort study of a large national sample, inpatient rehabilitation in IRFs for patients with stroke was associated with substantially improved physical mobility and self-care function compared with rehabilitation in SNFs.
Our youth are struggling with increased loss, increased stress and an increase of unreported abuse & neglect cases—all leading to heightened mental health challenges
Considering an Acute Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) or Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF)? This high demand service line improves patient recovery from surgery, COVID-19 infection, joint replacement, hip fracture, COPD, heart attack, stroke, etc.
MHA’s work is driven by its commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal. This report is a collection of data across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
AMRPA in partnership with ATI Advisory released research highlighting the critical role inpatient rehabilitation hospitals (IRHs) have played and continue to play during the COVID-19 pandemic in admitting and treating complex patients with medical, rehabilitative, and behavioral health needs.
In September the Delta variant of COVID hit the Texas county of Jackson hard. The virus swept through the school districts resulting in it being passed from students to parents and grandparents, and from teachers to their spouses. The cases overwhelmed the hospital system and post care treatment providers. Referrals to the outpatient cardiopulmonary program came pouring in.
Identify. Understand. Respond. These are the basis tools learned from Mental Health First Aid during a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.
Seventy percent of admissions to an acute rehabilitation unit (ARU) or inpatient rehab facility (IRF) are adults aged 65 and older. Couple that number with the 20% of patients recovering from COVID-19 who may benefit from acute physical rehabilitation inpatient services, and the demand is unmet and growing.
During the month of November we recognize and thank the Veterans who have served our country. As brave as these soldiers are, they are not immune to the struggles of mental health.
It is no secret Covid has ravaged the mental health of care providers throughout the country. In December 2020 the Joint Commission published a safety alert regarding the negative impact COVID was having on healthcare workers.
This year we celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week September 20-26, 2021. We celebrate our employees who work in rehabilitation programs across the United States and the successes of those who have received treatment through all forms of rehabilitation.
Construction of the McLaren Macomb Senior Behavioral Health Center began in the fall of 2020 and represents an $8 million investment by the hospital to the community and its senior citizens.
When a suicide-related crisis occurs, friends and family are often caught off-guard, unprepared and unsure of what to do. The behaviors of a person experiencing a crisis can be unpredictable, changing dramatically without warning.
The following is an excerpt from a CDC report shared by (CNN) stating more than 93,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2020 – a 29.4% increase from the 72,151 deaths projected for 2019.
The 20-bed unit will centralize treatment for aging adults experiencing a range of mental health and substance use disorders.  It will be housed downtown at the Frazier Rehabilitation Institute through a partnership between Peace Hospital and Signet Health.
On December 8th, modernhealthcare.com is hosting a virtual symposium.  One session of particular note is a featured session entitled How to Address Behavioral Health Issues Posed by the Pandemic.
Recently, Mr. Tim Dugan was discharged from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital after recovering from COVID-19. Mr. Dugan was welcomed outside of the hospital by Roger E. Seaver, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital President and CEO,

Happy Holidays from Signet Health

Blake Browder, CEO, and Joy Figarsky, President and COO, share holiday greetings and thank employees for living the Signet mission to advocate for the most vulnerable in society.

National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

This year we celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week September 20-26, 2021. We celebrate our employees who work in rehabilitation programs across the United States and the successes of those who have received treatment through all forms of rehabilitation.