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Spectrum Health Systems Appoints Three New Regional Executive Directors

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, today announces the promotion of three valued employees to leadership roles. The strategic appointments of Christina Rossi, Rebecca Polastri, and Heidi DiRoberto to Regional Executive Directors will ensure that outpatient operations continue to run smoothly as the organization significantly grows and expands its programs over the next year.

December 11th, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Wins New Contract with Massachusetts Department of Correction

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of evidence-based addiction treatment, was recently awarded a first-of-its-kind contract by the Massachusetts Department of Correction (MADOC) to provide in-prison medication-assisted treatment to offenders with opioid use disorders on a statewide basis. Spectrum has worked closely with the Massachusetts correctional system since 1993, delivering a range of substance use disorder (SUD) and recidivism reduction programming under contract to MADOC.

November 23rd, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Baxter, Recognized by Association for Behavioral Healthcare

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that the organization’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Jeffrey Baxter, M.D., was honored with the Association for Behavioral Healthcare’s (ABH) Excellence in Best Practices Award for the planning, implementation and ongoing integration of best practices in addiction treatment.

October 22nd, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems Opens Outpatient Treatment Center in Great Barrington

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. – Sep. 3, 2020 – Spectrum Health Systems Inc., a longtime nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announces the opening of its newest outpatient treatment facility in Great Barrington, Mass., located at 290 Park Street.

September 3rd, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Now Accepting New Hampshire Medicaid in Haverhill and Saugus Outpatient Centers

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longstanding organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, has announced that it is now accepting clients with New Hampshire Medicaid at its Haverhill and Saugus outpatient treatment centers. Both the Haverhill and Saugus facilities provide life-saving medication-assisted treatment paired with group and individual therapy and educational sessions to people struggling with addiction.

August 4th, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems Establishes COVID-19 Unit

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a long-standing not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announces today the success of its specialty COVID-19 unit, established in response to the global pandemic. With support from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, the organization created an isolated unit that provides medically supervised detoxification and clinical stabilization services for clients who have tested positive for COVID-19, at its Westborough campus.

June 26th, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Announces New Contract with the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment, was awarded a new contract by the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office (NSO) to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to offenders with substance use disorders. The program has treated 41 offenders with methadone since its inception.

May 21st, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems Announces New Vice President of Information Technology

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announces today the appointment of Jonathan Miller as Vice President of Information Technology. In this newly created position, Miller will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the company’s information technology strategy.

April 20th, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems Donates $150,000 to Westborough and Weymouth First Responders

Spectrum Health Systems Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, is pleased to announce a donation totaling $150,000 to Westborough and Weymouth’s first responders in recognition of the critical services they provide each day as the Commonwealth continues its push to combat the opioid epidemic and increase access to treatment.

March 30th, 2020|

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