Welcome

IBHI is a not for profit charity (501C3) dedicated to helping organizations which serve people with a behavioral health problem to achieve better results. IBHI has several approaches to achieving these results. We are always eager to talk with people who have this goal or who are wondering what they might do to address a specific problem. Contact us by e-mailing peter@ibhi.net or calling 518-732-7178

Topics recently addressed by IBHI:

  • Restructuring Emergency Department operations to provide better service for people with behavioral health problems
  • Avoiding long stays by Emergency Departments patients ( boarding)
  • Understanding how to measure results for better outcomes
  • Creating better connections between consumers, family and clinical supporters
  • Reducing readmission of people with behavioral health admissions
  • Reducing readmissions of people with a non-behavioral health admission who also have a behavioral health problem
  • Integrating behavioral health into primary care
  • Improving staff satisfaction and retention
  • Understanding and improving consumer/patient satisfaction
  • Meeting Joint Commission expectations
  • Building Community partnerships

 

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Improving Emergency Department Flow for People with Behavioral Health Problems

Reserve Your Team’s Participation Now!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Bally’s Resort & Casino

Las Vegas, NV

Special one-day program offered by the Institute for Behavioral Healthcare Improvement in conjunction with the National Update on Behavioral Emergencies 9th annual conference Dec, 12-14. Learn more about the full NUBE program and register .

This program is designed to help teams of Emergency Department health care professionals and administrators assess challenges and better organize operations to respond to the needs of individuals and produce better outcomes. Team participation is encouraged but not required.

  • Learn proven evidence-based practices from a distinguished and experienced group of expert faculty.
  • Discover procedures and protocols to de-escalate crises
  • Address Joint Commission standards
  • Reduce staff stress and injury

Click here for additional information about this program.

Learn more about IBHI’s commitment to evidence-based practices in organizing Emergency Department flow.