The Inpatient Behavior Health Department at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital
Ozaukee was recently awarded the Platinum
Achievements in Clinical Excellence (ACE) designation by Optum,
formerly known as United Behavioral Health.
This award recognizes healthcare organizations that deliver high-value, effective and efficient clinical care, based on data collected by Optum over the course of a year.
The metrics used include:
1. Readmission rates
2. Follow-up after hospitalization
3. Peer review
4. Residual length of stay
5. Behavioral health spending per inpatient episode