Mercy Health - Cincinnati and BrightView Announce Affiliation

(CINCINNATI; October 6, 2015) - Mercy Health, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with BrightView, which provides patient-focused, evidence-based chemical dependency treatment.

This agreement, which includes clinical collaboration between Mercy Health and BrightView, will expand access to outpatient chemical dependency rehabilitation services in Greater Cincinnati and improve patients’ continuity of care across both organizations.

Physician leaders from both organizations will partner together in areas including quality improvement, patient access, patient education and wellness and prevention.

“We’re pleased to announce this affiliation agreement with Mercy Health, which, like us, aims to make lives better – mind, body, and spirit,” said Dr. Shawn Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, BrightView. “Like Mercy Health, BrightView operates on principles of clinical best practices and outcomes measurement to ensure we’re providing our patients with the best quality care. Our clinical collaboration will enable BrightView to enhance the level of care that our healthcare team provides to our patients.”

“There is a very strong demand in Greater Cincinnati for quality chemical dependency services provided with compassion,” said John Starcher, President and CEO, Mercy Health – Cincinnati. “In BrightView, we’ve found an affiliation partner that shares our desire to help improve the health of our community and will help us expand patient access to these much-needed services on an outpatient basis.”

BrightView provides a range of outpatient chemical dependency rehabilitation services from its location at 2300 Wall Street, Suite F, Cincinnati, OH 45212 For more information, please visit brightviewhealth.com, call 513-834-7063 or email info@brightviewhealth.com.