Top Consultant Dr. Swisher Visits Brookhaven Retreat in June for Quality Review

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Dr. C. Lynn Swisher, certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, visited Brookhaven Retreat, a unique residential treatment facility exclusively for women with mental health and/or substance abuse issues, to assess all performance improvement standards during a two-day visit in June.

Brookhaven Retreat® LLC, a unique residential treatment facility exclusively for women with emotional and mental health challenges, and/or substance abuse issues, welcomed Dr. C. Lynn Swisher, Ph.D., MBA, RN, NHA, CHCQM, FAIHQ for a two-day, monthly performance improvement evaluation on June 23-24, 2015.

Certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Dr. Swisher is an integral member of Brookhaven Retreat’s professional consulting team. She oversees each of Brookhaven Retreat’s performance improvement committees by attending their monthly meetings for the purpose of reviewing, revising, and monitoring system performance.

During her visit, Dr. Swisher met with Brookhaven Retreat’s nursing team and the onsite psychiatrist, and attended meetings of the following performance committees, including: Life Safety, Information Management, Pharmacy, Client Care Monitoring and Education.

Dr. Swisher also had the opportunity to oversee newly instated procedures of the Education Committee and Life Safety Committee, designed to train new staff members in Brookhaven Retreat’s ever-evolving emergency code system. Dr. Swisher also met with officials regarding Infection Control.

Brookhaven Retreat is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to women suffering from substance abuse and mental health issues. In order to offer the safest environment for their recovery, Brookhaven Retreat works diligently to exceed every standard of care with monthly evaluations and self-monitoring, which are critical aspects of the process.

As their consultant, Dr. Swisher reviews committee reports to make necessary adjustments and improvements to remain in compliance with the Joint Commission standards. Compliance is part of Brookhaven Retreat’s continuing effort to deliver the best residential treatment for women with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Clients have come to expect Brookhaven Retreat to lead the field in offering women the most reliable system for sustainable treatment and recovery.

Brookhaven Retreat relies on Dr. Swisher’s expertise in maintaining the highest standards of care. “Quality is never an accident,” says Jacqueline Dawes, founder of Brookhaven Retreat. “It is the result of a skillfully constructed and cultured environment, and must be the fabric of the organization.”

About Brookhaven Retreat
Brookhaven Retreat is a women's treatment center nestled on a naturally beautiful 48-acre site secluded in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It has helped hundreds of women across the United States overcome depression, trauma, anxiety, substance use and a range of other behavioral health challenges. Brookhaven’s Founder, Jacqueline Dawes, has predicated its gender-specific treatment on “healing emotional breakage” for women. In this way, she has established a sanctuary and a place where women can feel safe, secure and cared for by a staff of highly trained professionals.

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