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Hyland Behavioral Health Earns Achievement in Clinical Excellence Platinum Status

Media Contact Joe Poelker
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Release Date: 11/09/2015 By St. Anthony's Medical Center

Optum ACE Platinum seal

Optum, formerly known as United Behavioral Health, is honoring the quality care provided by St. Anthony’s at Hyland Behavioral Health by granting the mental health care services its Achievement in Clinical Excellence (ACE) Platinum status.

Optum’s Platinum status is based on clinical data gathered over one year. The data shows, compared to other measured providers in the region, Hyland Behavioral Health’s inpatient care demonstrates fewer readmissions, higher follow up rates, shorter length of stay, better care with less practice variance, and at less cost to the patient.

“Outperforming these benchmarks reflects the high quality care we are able to provide to our community,” said Amy Alexander, Executive Director of St. Anthony’s at Hyland Behavioral Health. “We’re proud to receive this Platinum distinction. It’s a reflection of the quality care we provide our patients and the dedication of our team to provide such excellent care to our patients.”

“I believe St. Anthony’s at Hyland Behavioral Health represents the epitome of what outstanding mental health care services can and should be,” said Dr. Rick Jemanez, National Medical Director of Optum’s External Health Plans. “They are a credit to their community and to the mental health profession.”