New VisionTM Medical Stabilization Service -- 573.468.1063 or toll-free 800.939.CARE (2273)
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital partners with New VisionTM
Medical Stabilization, an impatient medical stabilization service for adults with drug, alcohol and related health concerns. The service accepts appropriate adults, who are currently using or are experiencing acute withdrawal symptoms from certain drugs. It consists of a medically supervised hospital stay for inpatient stabilization that typically lasts 3 days. The inpatient stay includes the following aspects:
- Pre -Screening
- Medical Stabilization
- Appropriate Discharge Planning
New Vision's treatment team includes a Suboxone-certified medical director and nursing personnel who use a multidisciplinary team approach in patient stabilization.
Upon admission to the hospital for medical stabilization, assessment of the patient's fundamental needs are accomplished. These assessments include a medical history, physical, a complete laboratory workup and a nursing assessment. Patients who are under the influence of chemical substances, and are considered medically unstable, will be closely observed and stabilized.
The hospital accepts appropriate patients who are experiencing acute withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and drugs. The diagnosis of need for inpatient admission can only be made by a licenses physician. The service accepts most insurance, Medicaid and Medicare plans.