From:                              Widmayer, Tess

Sent:                               Tuesday, September 25, 2012 2:55 PM

To:                                   Jenny Silhan - Promise Hospital of San Diego; Jerry Gold - Mercy Hospital of Scripps Health, San Diego Behavioral Health; Jim Plummer - Aurora Behavioral Health Care of San Diego; Karmach, Izabela; Kathi Lencioni - Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital; Leonila DeJesus - Scripps Mercy Hospital ; Luis Leon - Bayview Hospital; Pamela Massaro - Sharp Grossmont Hospital; Patrick Ziemer - API     ; Paula Johnston - Tri-City Medical Center; Pearlita, Bautista - Paradise Valley Hospital, Behavioral Health Services; Roseann Giordano - Sharp Grossmont Hospital; Sherri Stolte - UCSD Medical Center; Susan Linback - Palomar Medical Center; Victoria Klein - Alpine Special Treatment Center

Cc:                                   Anderson, Kathy; Benitez, Carlos; Ellingsen, Paul; Elwood, Rosinete; Garcia-Moreira, Margarita; Hansen, Stephanie; Jones, Steven; Kobold, Helen; Lea, Samantha; Loo, Adriana; MacDougall, Deborah L.; Mertins, Karl; Miles, Elizabeth A.; Milow, Candace; Palmer, Lindsay; Raby, Michelle M.; Rosengarten, Ian; Tormey, Timothy; Tran, Trang; Widmayer, Tess; Alan Higgins; Alisha Schnakenberg; Ana Briones-Espinoza; Carol Davis; Elsie Blancas; Elva Briseno - Optum Health; Gary Henry; Ines Russo; Justin Terrell; Keshona Rolle; Kim Stephens; Kris Summit; Kristie Tokar; Lauretta Jenkins; Nilsa Rubenstein; Ruth Kenzelmann; Alyssa Needleman - Rady - DEC; Amanda Lewis - CRF; Amy Chadwick - CASRC; Ana Barrett - Director of Regulatory Accounting - CRF; Andres Sciolla - UCSD Outpatient Psychiatry; Anita Poellnitz - CRF; Ann Harris - Clinical Director - Hillcrest House - NA; B. Them - Prime Healthcare; Bernie Carasco - Project Enable; Cara Evans - Providence; Carmen Moon - Providence TAY; Carol Davis - Optum Health; Carol Neidenburg - CCHEA; Chelle Sutyak - Casa De Amparo; Dannica Sannicandro - UCSD; David Taylor - VHLAC Escondido; Denise Kerwood - New Alternatives - CAC; Diana Rabban - SDYS - The Bridge; Doug Reiss - Harmonium; Emily Morgan - Casa De Amparo; Emily Trask - CASRC; Erin Lae - Dual Diagnosis Program Coordinator - SAY San Diego; Ervey Salinas - SDCC RCL 12 & 14; Golby Rahimi - Families Forward - MHS; Holly Younghans - Episcopal Community Services; Jamie Schaubel - San Diego Unified; Jennifer Cassidy - San Pasqual Academy; Jessica Jones - Telecare; Johnny Floersheimer - UCSD Gifford; Julie Cole - Hope Connections - MHS; K. Fawley-King - CASRC; Karen White - Families Forward Admin; Kathleen Leverette - MHS Compliance; Kelly Bordman - North County Lifeline; Kelly Vales - SAY San Diego; Kristine Tiernan - Alpine Special Treatment Center; Lacey Chamblin - MHS - NCMHC; Laura Beadles - Behavioral Health & Communit y Services Director - SDYS; Laura McLarin - Fred Finch - Wrap - QI; Laura Otis Miles - MHS VP; Laurie Rennie - SAY San Diego; Lea Bush - Positive Parenting - Jewish Family Service; Leean Couch - MHS - QI; Maria Palomo - North County Lifeline; Marie Saragosa - San Diego Unified; Martin Celnar - Telecare; Melinda FurFuro - SDYS Family Partners Program; Michael Jones - The Bridge - Division Director; Michael Mays - South Coast Community Services - Billing; Michelle Molnar - Financial Administrator - Providence Community Services; Mike Carroll - Action Regional Manager - Heritage; Mike Phillips - JFS Patient Rights; Minola Clark Manson - San Diego State University; Myisha McNair - San Diego Unified; Nathan Aish - MHS QI; Nick Mortaloni - PEI - SDYS; Noelle Deane - North County Lifeline; Nora Cole - FHCSD - MHS Project Manager; Orv Coonce - MHS; Pam Wright - South Bay Community Services; Pamela Bryson - Program Manager - Vista Hill Smart Care Integrated Health; Patricia Lazalde - Director of Behavioral Health - SDYS; Robyn Ramsey - Bayview Outpatient Behavioral Health - ALLY; Sarah MacArthur - SDCC - Children's Wellness Program; Scott McGuirk - South Coast Children's Society; Somer Gardner - New Alternatives; Terry Villacruz - Optum Health - Clinical Director; Tom Alexander - Fred Finch; Wanda Bennett - Telecare; Xiomara Welch - Neighborhood House; Adam, Kenneth; Astor, Katie; Berman, Terrence D.; DeVoss, Angie BC; Eto-Barba, Sayaka; Gage, Yvonne; Gonzaga, Alfie; Monise, Lauretta; Norman, Baylea; Redondo, Cecilia N.; Sullivan, Liane; Tabor, Monya; Thibault, Lori; Tregembo, Shelly; Wilcox, Jeanne; Oliver, Linda

Subject:                          Inpatient Operations Handbook - September 12

Attachments:                 Inpatient Hndbk  rev 9-10-12.pdf


Follow Up Flag:              Follow up

Due By:                           Thursday, September 27, 2012 7:30 AM

Flag Status:                     Flagged


Attached please find the newly updated Inpatient Operations Handbook, September 12. 

This handbook can also be found on the OPTUM website under the “Manuals” tab:

and in the County Technical Resource Library under “Mental Health Programs – Core Documents”

Please direct any questions and/or comments to the QI Matters Mailbox at

Thank you.


Tesra Widmayer, Research Specialist
Mental Health Services - QI Unit
County of San Diego
(619)584-5026 (Phone)
(619) 584-5018 (Fax)




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