Chief of Patient Assessment Services
Lisa Llanas, MD (401) 455-6582
Diane Ferreira RN, MHA (401) 455-6584
Christopher Towey, RN (401) 455-6346
Butler Hospital’s expert staff in PAS will help determine the treatment level that will best meet the psychiatric needs of you or a loved one. The staff will develop an individualized care plan that will serve as the foundation for you or your loved one’s treatment at Butler and in the community.
During your visit, you may meet with the following staff members:
Patient intake coordinators
greet you at the front door to PAS, take your information, and vital signs.
Clinical access specialists
obtain your insurance information.
Nurses/mental health clinicians
help facilitate the admissions process and are available to answer your questions, talk with you, and help provide support.
Advanced practice registered nurses
with specialized training in assessment and care of people with mental health and brain-related disorders.
are doctors with advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health and brain-related disorders.
These professionals will make every effort to ensure that the assessment process is as relaxed and stress-free as possible. If something is not clear to you, please feel free to ask questions at any time. An intake coordinator is available at the desk at all times if you need assistance.
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