Attune Behavioral Health™

A QHR Health Shared Service

QHR Health’s Attune Behavioral Health™ shared service partners with hospitals and healthcare systems nationwide to implement, improve and expand their behavioral health and addiction treatment capabilities. QHR’s data analytics resources, clinical best practices, and knowledge of behavioral health and addiction legislative and regulatory initiatives inform Attune’s approach to meet the needs of its clients and the communities they serve.

Our Approach:

  • Assess client’s current behavioral health capabilities and then evolve their services to successfully address the comprehensive needs of their community
  • Create the right mix of traditional care delivery with digital and telehealth capabilities to innovate behavioral health offerings
  • Improve the patient care experience through a human-centered approach that reflects the concerns of both community and hospital staff
  • Reduce cost by leveraging capabilities honed over nearly 30 years of experience
  • Expand revenue opportunities by designing programs that are clinically effective and in sync with current reimbursement environments

 Key Offerings

Strategic Assessments: evaluate how to structure a new or existing service line to meet the organization’s community and business mission– including market and competitive analyses and financial modeling for proposed services.

Behavioral Health Integration: implement behavioral health models across the spectrum of care, while utilizing data and analytical techniques to inform program design.

Operational Assessments: review the clinical program, patient schedule, treatment planning and documentation, utilization review criteria, medical record audits, staff training needs, and compliance with regulatory, accreditation, and payor standards.

Program Development: create and implement inpatient/outpatient programs for specific clinical populations, such as older adults with co-morbid medical conditions.

Personnel Recruitment: determine an appropriate staffing model and talent acquisition strategy, as well as provide orientation and ongoing education to employees.

Revenue Cycle: manage and audit the unique revenue cycle functions for behavioral health programs, including coding, billing, and collections.

Obtaining Approvals: work closely with the hospital to secure Certificate of Need, licensure, zoning, Medicare certification, DRG-exemption, and other regulatory approvals.

Physical Plant: advise architects, engineers, and contractors with psychiatric-specific design and layout for a safe clinical environment, including required furniture, fixtures, and equipment.

Telepsychiatry/Telemental Health: develop and implement virtual behavioral health and addiction provider networks for hospitals and clinics.

 

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