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Sage Health Care, P.L.L.C., is a mental health clinic who serves people of all ages.  The majority of the providers seeing patients within our clinic are private practices and thus are separate entities from Sage.  (Please see our provider page for more information).  All the practices provide confidential treatment backed by the highest level of training in his or her respective field. 

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Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8am-5pm

Friday:                    8am-3pm


General Contact:

Office:  208.323.1125

Fax:     208.323.9604

Email: info@sage-healthcare.com


Address:

413 N. Allumbaugh St.,Suite 101 Boise, ID 83704


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About Us

 

Thank you for your interest in Sage Health Care, P.L.L.C. --  Sage is a mental health clinic comprised of psychiatrists, therapists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and experienced office staff.  Sage has been an entity since May 1994.

 

Who We Serve

AT SAGE Health CARE:

We serve people of all ages and we provide confidential evaluations and treatment backed by the highest level of training in our respective field. Our providers are sensitive to the cultural, religious, and ethnic background of our patients.

Sage offers competitive rates and friendly service. We accept clients through professional and self–referrals.

Our Mission 

At SAGE HEALTH CARE:

We provide compassionate care and knowledgeable consultation to our patients, their families and our community.  Through coordinated teamwork and thoughtful understanding of each of our individual patients and their unique circumstances, we will constantly strive to deliver sound, confidential and respectful medical and psychotherapeutic education and treatment.

Our Services

At Sage Health Care we provide the highest quality of efficient, full spectrum, medical and behavioral health services.  We have created a complete array of services designed to meet the needs of the community with the highest standards of care available in these areas:


Individual, Family and Group Therapy:

The goal of our therapists are to be the best therapist the patient requires; consequently, our therapists provide a variety of therapy approaches.  The following are some of these therapy approaches:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Adlerian Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness EMDR
  • Mindfulness Therapy

New Patient Consultation:

During a patient’s first visit with a psychiatric provider (MD, NP or PA), the provider will conduct a diagnostic interview exam in which he or she will review the patient’s psychiatric treatment history, health and family history, and current symptoms and concerns. Treatment options will be discussed with the patient and collaboratively an initial treatment plan will be established.



On-Call Services:

Many of our providers perform on-call services for the psychiatric facilities and hospitals in Boise and surrounding areas.  Being on-call means the physician will be available to the contracted facilities and hospitals to admit a patient.

Medication Management:

Follow-up visits will occur with an established patient as often as dictated by the patient’s treatment plan. Earlier appointments may be scheduled if desired by the patient or if there is a change in symptoms.  During a medication management appointment, the psychiatric provider will evaluate the patient and evaluate if any changes in medication is needed along with renewing any needed prescriptions.  This visit may or may not include psychotherapy.


Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization:

If a patient’s symptoms worsen to the point they no longer are able to maintain daily functioning or he or she becomes suicidal to the point it is difficult to manage on an outpatient basis, the psychiatric provider will recommend hospitalization.  Most of all the psychiatrists practicing within Sage are contracted at the psychiatric hospitals in and around Boise so they are able to admit a patient if needed. 

Once a patient is in the hospital, the admit doctor or attending physician will follow the patient’s hospital care.  Someone from our medical team, which consists of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners will also see the patient while they are hospitalized to conduct a History and Physical examination.  The History and Physical together with the inpatient initial psychiatric evaluation will be use in evaluating treatment for the patient.


Forensic Evaluations:

Forensic evaluations are comprehensive psychological evaluations performed by one of our psychiatrist (currently either Dr. Novak or Dr. Negron).  Our psychiatrist will receive an overview of the case by legal counsel.  Once the psychiatrist agrees to be retained by the legal firm, our psychiatrist will provide an objective and comprehensive evaluation and give expert witness testimony on particular areas of their expertise. 

Dr. Novak and Dr. Negron have developed their expertise by not only being a psychiatrist for many years but also have completed numerous forensic evaluations with a variety of forensic issues.



Treasure Valley TMS:

An alternative treatment for depression. Call us If you have questions at 208-954-5586.

 
 

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About Our Owners


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Charles Novak, M.D.

PSYCHIATRIST

Charles Novak is a board certified psychiatrist who has been in private practice in Boise, Idaho for the last 30 years.  He is a distinguished fellow member of the American Psychiatric Association, a past President of the Idaho Psychiatric Association, and presently is the Government Relations Representative of the Idaho Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Novak is a medical director of Sage Health Care, PLLC.  He directs care and services to patients at Intermountain Hospital, St. Alphonsus, and The Allumbaugh House Mental Health Crisis Center.

Dr. Novak heads up the psychiatric consult team at St. Lukes in Boise and Meridian, Idaho and has been honored twice with the Exemplary Psychiatrist of the year Award by the National Alliance of the Mentally Ill.


David Kent, M.D.

Psychiatrist

David Kent is a full time private practice adult psychiatrist who received his medical degree and psychiatric training in his home town of Iowa City at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Dr. Kent and his family moved to Boise in 1990 and currently is affiliated with Intermountain Hospital of Boise, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, St. Lukes Regional Medical Center and Southwest Idaho Advanced Care Hospital. He served as medical director for 16 years at Sun Health Hospital of Boise (now Safe Haven) and currently is the director of the partial hospitalization program at Intermountain Hospital . Dr. Kent has had leadership roles at Intermountain Hospital and St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Dr. Kent co-founded Sage Health Care and remains an active owner.

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Roberto Negron, M.D.

PSYCHIATRIST

Dr. Negron went to medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, graduating in 1989. He completed his adult psychiatry residency and child adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute in 1995. He then became the medical director of child and adolescent psychiatry at East Ridge Health Systems in Martingsburg, West Virginia. He has been in private practice and a Sage Health Care partner since 2000. He is currently the director of adolescent services at Intermountain Hospital, and was past medical director in psychiatry for St. Alphonsus and St. Luke’s hospitals.