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Spectrum Health Systems Appoints Three New Leaders to Support Provider Growth

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announced three new hires today following its recent leadership expansion. Christina Cronin, James Luks, and George Timmons will assume critical roles in supporting the organization’s continued growth. “The recent expansion of our leadership team ...

April 27th, 2022|

Spectrum Health Systems Awarded Virginia Department of Corrections Contract

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts and recidivism reduction programming for justice-involved individuals throughout the country, has been awarded a new contract from the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) to provide a range of substance use disorder treatment programs at ...

April 12th, 2022|

Spectrum Health Systems Grows Leadership Team with Eight Promotions

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment in Massachusetts and specialized programming for justice-involved individuals throughout the country, announced today notable promotions for eight members of its senior leadership team, better positioning the provider for continued growth and expansion. “Our employees are the ...

March 3rd, 2022|

Spectrum Health Systems Announces Opening of Rapid Access Treatment in Framingham, Mass.

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of CARF-accredited substance use disorder treatment, was recently awarded a new contract with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to provide rapid access treatment at its outpatient treatment center located at 68 Franklin Street in Framingham, Mass.

December 10th, 2021|

Spectrum Health Systems’ Statewide Corrections Director of Medication for Opioid Use Disorders Awarded Outstanding Leadership Award

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 Association for Behavioral Healthcare (ABH) has awarded this year’s Outstanding Leadership Award to Tracy Desruisseaux, Director of the organization’s Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) program with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections (MADOC).

October 22nd, 2021|

Spectrum Health Systems Donates $180,000 To Local Food Banks

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, is donating $180,000 to 19 local foodbanks in the Commonwealth. Coinciding with the locations of Spectrum’s treatment centers, each food bank received between $5,000 - $10,000.

April 9th, 2021|

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|

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