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Tufts Health Plan, New England Recovery Center, a Subsidiary of Spectrum Health Systems, and Pear Therapeutics Team up to Support Members in Recovery From Substance Use Disorder

Tufts Health Plan and addiction treatment provider Spectrum Health Systems today announced a plan with Pear Therapeutics Inc., the leader in Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDTs), to pilot FDA-authorized digital therapeutics to support members and enhance their recovery journeys. This collaboration supports Tufts Health Plan and Spectrum’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Center of Innovation, a new joint effort between the two entities to address the complicated nature of SUDs and provide solutions for easier treatment access and innovation in care.

March 16th, 2021|

Spectrum Health Systems Hires Judy Bazinet as Director for Weymouth Inpatient Program

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announced today that Judy Bazinet will lead the organization’s inpatient treatment program in Weymouth, Mass. Bazinet brings valuable experience in social work, criminal justice, and nursing as a Master’s level licensed clinical social worker.

February 8th, 2021|

Spectrum Health Systems Hires Sharif Nankoe As Medical Director for New Program Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Correction

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announced today the appointment of Sharif Nankoe as Medical Director for its new statewide program serving offenders with opioid use disorders in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Correction (MADOC).

January 7th, 2021|

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|

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