Entries by Emma Kresch

US HealthVest Commences Development of South Sound Behavioral Hospital

108-Bed Behavioral Hospital to Address Critical Shortage of Psychiatric Services US HealthVest has begun development of South Sound Behavioral Hospital. A settlement agreement has been reached between US HealthVest, Providence St. Peter Hospital and the Washington State Department of Health. South Sound Behavioral Hospital will be a 108-bed psychiatric hospital that will provide a full […]

US HealthVest Launches Recruitment Marketing Campaign Targeting Top Psychiatrist Talent

Expansion at US HealthVest psychiatric hospitals creates huge opportunity and demand for experienced Psychiatrists. Company partners with Katon Direct to engage top talent. US HealthVest, a leading behavioral healthcare company, has experienced significant growth as the company continues to redefine the psychiatric hospital space. As a result of this expansion, the need to add qualified […]

Lacey mental health hospital approved

A new mental health hospital in Lacey has been given the go-ahead by the Washington state Department of Health. US HealthVest has been awarded the “certificate of need” for a 75-bed behavioral health center to be placed in an old office building in Lacey’s Woodland District. Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Kresch, M.D, says the […]

Certificate of Need Affirmed for South Sound Behavioral Hospital

Department of Health Review Officer Issues Final Order The Washington State Department of Health’s Review Officer issued a final order that affirmed South Sound Behavioral Hospital’s Certificate of Need for 75 psychiatric beds in all respects. Providence St. Peter Hospital, a competing provider, appealed the Certificate of Need. However, the Review Officer affirmed the Certificate […]