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Consolidation of VISN 20 MHRRTP

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					                          Ann Shahan, RN
           VISN 20 Homeless Coordinator
                        Michal Wilson, MD
VISN 20 Behavioral Health Medical Director
          Anchorage
       DRRTP, CWT/TR




          Puget        Spokane
          Sound
  PRRTP,CWT/TR,DRRTP

                       Walla Walla
                         SARRTP
       Portland


     Roseburg
       SARRTP
                             Boise
White City                   SARRTP
  DRRTP
   Denial rate of 33% at largest program

   Poor communication and relations between
    programs.

   Slow response to applications.

   Under-utilization of beds.
    ◦ Low occupancy rates
     Long waiting lists
   Behavioral Health Committee Changes

   VISN Changes

   National Changes
   Provide leadership on issues in MHRRTPs

   Provide common linkages
    ◦ Facilities
    ◦ Programs
    ◦ VISN Behavioral Health Committee

   Establish standardization of processes
    ◦ Optimize efficiency
    ◦ Increase customer satisfaction
   Interdisciplinary representation from each site
    within the VISN.
    ◦ Sites with no MHRRTP have representation

   Designated Chair and VISN Member

   Clear expectations
    ◦ Attendance
    ◦ Engagement

   Three year term of commitment
   Consolidate six sets of admission criteria into
    a single set for use across the VISN.

   Simplify the admission process
    ◦ Development of a standard application process
      Defined response time

   Evaluate effectiveness
    ◦ Staffing Models
    ◦ Programming
    ◦ Treatment Planning
   Monitor performance
    ◦ Provide recommendations for CQI

   Develop policy
    ◦ Ensure seamless transitions
    ◦ Coordinate discharge planning and aftercare

   Reporting
    ◦ Provide quarterly and ad hoc reporting to BHC
   Implement Application Screening

   Activate Bed Board

   Provide Patients with a Choice

				
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