Address:
2400 Augusta Drive
Suite 326
Houston, Texas 77057
USA
713-554-0822
Contact Information
Al Forcella
Executive Vice President
713-554-0822
aforcella@brighterdayhealth.com
Year Incorporated or Founded:
2009
State Incorporated or Founded:
Texas
Company Type:
Medical specialty service provider to healthcare providers, Medical specialty service provider to non-healthcare systems
Corporate Structure:
Private for-profit
Description of Services:

Brighter Day Health is the premier provider of behavioral health services to rural Skilled Nursing Facilities. We are providing our services via a secure tele-medicine platform to nursing homes that currently either don't have any mental health coverage, or only receive periodic psychiatric and / or psychology visits for residents. Brighter Day follows AHCA initiatives as well as CMS guidelines to manage and reduce psychiatric medication usage.

Tele-Services:
Neuro-psychological testing, Psychiatry, Psychology
Currently providing services in:
California, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia
Planning to expand to in near future:
Florida, Minnesota, New Mexico, Utah
Healthcare professionals have licenses in:
California, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia
Target(s) for services:
Accountable Care Organizations, Community mental health clinics, Correctional facilities, Hospitals: rural, Nursing homes
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
100+
Number full-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
6-10
Number part-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
21-25
Number full-time NP telehealth professionals:
1-5
Number part-time NP telehealth professionals:
1-5
Number full-time PA telehealth professionals:
1-5
Number full-time PhD telehealth professionals:
6-10
Number part-time PhD telehealth professionals:
11-15
After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
Less than 1 month
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
VSee
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
Yes
Company uses an electronic health record system that is certified by ONC:
Yes
Edition ONC HIT Certification Program company's EHR is certified for:
2014 Edition
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
30-45 minutes
Wait time for consultation for nonemergent services:
Information not available
Integrate clinical practice guidelines into teleconsultations and practice:
Yes
Provides Billing Services:
Yes, we do the billing
Payers billed:
Medicare, Medicaid, Private payers (e.g., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna)
Teleproviders are physically located in:
California, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia
How teleproviders are recruited:
lists, faxes, locum tenens experience with geriatric populations, clean record
Other Payment Model:
Medicare, Medicaid and private payors.
Complies with HIPAA and HITECH:
Yes
Additional company information:

protocols are specific to long term care and meet AHCA initiatives as well as CMS drug reduction goals. prison model is customized to each facilities' needs.


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