Lighthouse Telehealth, a subsidiary of Harbor Behavioral Health, announced that it formed a partnership with Mercy Health to provide inpatient psychiatric care.
The agreement, announced Thursday, allows Lighthouse to provide both inpatient physician and advanced-practice nurse support to ensure 24/7 coverage for behavioral health and substance use disorder patients at area Mercy Health facilities.
Lighthouse professionals will provide psychiatric consultative services within the emergency departments at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center, Mercy Health St. Charles Hospital, and Mercy Health St. Anne Hospital, as well as inpatient care within the Behavioral Health Institute on the campus of St. Charles and psychiatric care at Mercy Health’s two freestanding emergency departments in Sylvania and Petersburg.
The agreement also includes telepsychiatry consultations and on-call coverage as appropriate.
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