LIGHTHOUSE TELEHEALTH TO PROVIDE TELEMEDICINE SERVICES TO GRAFTON INTEGRATED HEALTH NETWORK IN VIRGINIA
Toledo, OH – Lighthouse Telehealth, LLC, a subsidiary of Harbor in Toledo, will begin providing psychiatric assessments, pharmacologic management and consultation via telehealth to Grafton Integrated Health Network (Grafton) of Virginia. Grafton is a is a behavioral health care organization partnering with children, adolescents, and adults with complex behavioral health challenges. The agreement will allow Lighthouse physicians and nurse practitioners who have extensive training and experience in mental health and psychiatry to evaluate, treat and prescribe medications to Grafton clients as needed.
“There is an ongoing shortage of medical professionals to cover the increasing demand for services,” said John Sheehan, CEO of Lighthouse Telehealth, LLC. “We believe that successful partnerships in healthcare are based on a shared vision and values that achieve the highest quality evidence-based care for patients in need. This collaboration with a fellow MHCA (Mental Health Corporations of America) member will ensure Grafton an opportunity to utilize our telepsychiatry service model to enhance their multi-disciplinary team. When a patient needs help, both Grafton and Lighthouse Telehealth are committed to getting them the quality care they need, when they need it.”
“Grafton’s multidisciplinary team is its greatest assets. Lighthouse is an excellent addition to this group of committed and caring people,” said Grafton CEO, James Stewart. “Throughout our six decades of experience, Grafton has developed innovative solutions for many of the challenges facing today’s behavioral health care environment. Telehealth is an important component of that ongoing drive to innovate.”
Lighthouse Telehealth, LLC provides professional healthcare technology consultation and program/systems analyst services as well as Employee Assistance Program services. Lighthouse Telehealth joined Harbor as a for-profit subsidiary in January 2018.
For more information, call 419-475-4449, 800-475-4449 or visit www.harbor.org.