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 […]