Become a Partner

We can design a package to fit almost any size organization. Our services span from hospital settings to free-standing behavioral health facilities.

Pinnacle Behavioral Health Systems is a private company led by seasoned healthcare executives with an extensive knowledge of the behavioral health and addiction landscape.


We are operational experts in behavioral health and addiction treatment offering a comprehensive array of services. We offer strong expertise partnering with organizations, leaders, and leadership teams to produce measurable clinical and financial outcomes.


From new startup launch initiatives and robust turnaround opportunities to management and consulting agreements, our team has the skills and abilities to ensure success.

Competitive Edge


We possess vast experience and up-to-date knowledge of current industry trends, clinical best practices, and operational tool kits to support every functional element, to ensure the success of the programs we work with.


    • Market Analysis
    • Strategic Assessments
    • Valuations
    • Due Diligence
    • New Program Startups
    • Turnarounds
    • Reset Opportunities
    • Licensing and Accreditation
    • Clinical Excellence
    • Provider Recruitment
    • Business Development
    • Enhancing Revenues
    • Revenue Cycle Management
    • Controlling Costs
    • Payer Rate Negotiations
    • Building Exceptional Teams


  • Develop a timeline for new project launch that sequences both construction timeline and operational launch timelines
  • Develop and execute on a comprehensive startup checklist using checklist methodology sequenced by functional section within the organization and crosswalked with regulatory compliance chapters
  • Develop a comprehensive budget including a position control selection strategy.
  • Recruit key medical staff and senior leadership personnel
  • Organize, sequence, and charter all key departments within treatment center including senior leadership, organized medical staff, business development, intake, nursing, quality, housekeeping, milieu, ancillary therapy, radiology, therapy, medical records, plant operations, medical records, pharmacy, laundry, human resources, and business office.
  • Assess, develop, and deploy a marketing strategy
  • On-going mentoring and development of key management personnel on operational excellence
  • Implement a clinical program
  • Establish Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Conduct Payer negotiations with insurance carriers for optimum reimbursement
  • Develop and implement all policies, procedures, and forms
  • Implement all key standing committees and daily organizational processes including Morning Meeting, Utilization Management, Care Coordination, Administrator on Call, leadership rounding, Performance Improvement, Quality Assurance, Safety, Medical Executive, and Governing Body
  • Interface and coordinate with regulatory bodies and lead new programs through initial accreditation processes
  • Contract with all vendors to ensure facility operations including radiology, laboratory, pharmacy, and dietary
  • Develop key stakeholder relationships within the local community and state government
  • Launch and serve patients on the day of opening
  • Coordinate open house and community/media introduction to the facility
  • Implement expense management system with weekly spreadsheet tracking, PPD system and analysis
  • Implement post-discharge wellness check process and client satisfaction survey process
  • Ongoing evaluation and operational consultation to achieve best practices
  • Develop a clinical brand for future growth expansion

To become a partner email Georgie Koppermann