April 01, 2024

Mountainside Medical Center Enhances Behavioral Health Services with Acquisition from Envision Healthcare

Mountainside Medical Center proudly announces the successful acquisition of behavioral health providers from Envision Healthcare to the hospital’s employed physician enterprise, Mountainside Medical Group.  This marks a significant milestone in the hospital’s commitment to meeting the evolving needs of patients and the community.

“The decision to employ behavioral health providers comes at a crucial time, as the demand for mental health and behavioral health services continues to rise locally in New Jersey and across the country,” said Tim O’Brien, Mountainside Medical Center CEO.  “Recent studies have highlighted the growing need for accessible and comprehensive mental health care, and we are proud to take proactive steps to address this pressing issue. This acquisition not only strengthens our organization's ability to provide holistic care but also underscores our dedication to remaining at the forefront of healthcare innovation.”

Jonathan Hertz, M.D., will continue to serve as the medical director of Behavioral Health Services. Dr. Hertz's expertise will play a pivotal role to support the hospital’s commitment to supporting the behavioral health needs of our patients and community.

The experienced behavioral health team at Mountainside Medical Center provides a wide range of comprehensive services, including inpatient and outpatient care, counseling, psychiatry, and treatments for various conditions such as eating disorders, bipolar disorder, addiction, and more. Additionally, the hospital offers 24/7 access to emergency psychiatric services and specialized care for geriatric patients.

For more information about our Behavioral Health Services, please visit https://mountainsidehosp.com/services/behavioral-health-services.

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