We are growing for our community

100,000 sq. ft. hospital expansion coming soon

Ozarks Medical Center Behavioral Healthcare

Strategic Overview

Background/History

•OMC BHC was formed in 1997 when it was awarded the contract as administrative agent for the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) for services in the seven county region that includes Howell, Oregon, Shannon, Texas, Wright, Douglas, and Ozark Counties. Services are delivered at BHC facilities in West Plains and Mountain Grove, as well as OMC clinics in Mountain View, Winona, Alton, Thayer, and Gainesville.
•OMC BHC provides psychiatry, psychotherapy, case management, health home, and psychosocial day treatment programs. Approximately 4,500 people receive services from OMC BHC

2016 Achievements

•OMC BHC achieved full accreditation for all programs from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in November 2016. CARF accredits more than 50,000 programs and services at 25,000 locations worldwide.
•OMC BHC implemented smoking cessation counseling services

Strategic Objectives

•Implementation of an EMR that is fully functional with all BHC services was ranked as the number one strategic objective by employees.
•OMC BHC is working to develop a consumer advisory board

Growth/Service Opportunities

•Brain stimulation therapies
•Peer Support Program: Currently searching for a candidate to work with Veterans
•Additional Substance Abuse services
•Excellence in Mental Health Act: Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC)