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Schafer Consulting is a behavioral health management consultant firm. We assess, manage and transform behavioral health care operations using real world business solutions. Uniquely focused on behavioral health care since 1993, our clients include hospitals, health care systems, academic medical centers, psychiatric service lines, residential treatment centers and community mental health agencies. We look forward to speaking with you about your specific needs. Call or contact us in confidence.

Psychiatric Hospital Operations Assessments We provide operations assessments of behavioral health organizations and psychiatric service lines by connecting operations to real world business requirements, and develop Management Action Plans (MAPs) to measure and sustain performance. Learn More
Psychiatric Hospital Organizational Transformation ConsultantsAs former owners, CEO’s, and operators of psychiatric health care systems, we provide interim management and turnaround solutions for financially under performing behavioral health operations. Learn More
psychiatric-hospital-financial-performance-consultants We improve the financial performance of psychiatric hospitals and behavioral health programs. We focus on improving payer mix, cost structure alignment, productivity, market position and other financial strategies. Learn More

Emergency Department Mental Health Consultants Do you need to reduce the amount of time that psychiatric patients spend in your emergency department? We work with clients to help reduce the volume of behavioral health patients using emergency room services, while providing more relevant services for these patients. Learn More
Psychiatric Hospital Feasibility Studies Our feasibility studies include demand analyses, projections, and financial forecasts to help you make informed decisions, and to justify as well as to attract investments. Learn More
Psychiatric Hospital Strategic Planning Consultants We provide strategic planning and analysis to help your plans for future psychiatric services delivery with all the changes in funding, markets, and admissions. Learn More

Affordable Care Act Consultants Do you know how the Affordable Care Act will impact your organization’s behavioral health services? We assist hospitals to analyze their psychiatric and substance abuse treatment services positions relative to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and find the balance between financial viability and quality of care success. Learn More
Behavioral Health Accreditation ConsultantsSchafer Consulting can help your organization develop its own in-house processes in order to always be ready for a Joint Commission or CARF survey, while improving the quality and efficiency of care. Learn More
behavioral-health-compliance-consultants Patient and visitor health and safety. Risk management and risk reduction strategies. Patient privacy. We help our clients to operate within the complex framework of regulations that must be fulfilled to receive and maintain behavioral health services accreditation. Learn More

Questions? We provide our clients a unique focus on behavioral healthcare based on 20 years of experience as psychiatric hospital consultants, and we look forward to speaking with you about your specific needs. Call (724) 213-0200 today, or contact us, in confidence.