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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, 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|

Spectrum Health Systems Inc. Welcomes Andrew Salmon as Board Chair

Spectrum Health Systems Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, today announced the appointment of its new Board Chair, Andrew Salmon. Previously a Trustee, Mr. Salmon will help direct new initiatives as Board Chair while guiding Spectrum in its efforts to bring addiction treatment resources and education to the various communities it serves.

February 26th, 2020|

Spectrum’s New England Recovery Center Designated as a Blue Distinction® Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery

To help individuals suffering from a substance use disorder find facilities that deliver quality treatment and care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) recognizes the New England Recovery Center (NERC) as one of the first facilities in the state to receive the Blue Distinction® Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery designation.

February 20th, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems and New England Recovery Center Hire Regional Business Development Liaison and Program Director

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts and its subsidiary the New England Recovery Center (NERC), an addiction treatment center located in Westborough, Mass., announced today the appointments of Catherine Collins as a Regional Business Development Liaison and Marybeth Adams as Program Director of NERC’s detox and residential programs.

January 30th, 2020|

Spectrum Health Systems Partners with Milford Regional Medical Center to Provide Immediate Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announced today a partnership with Milford Regional Medical Center (MRMC) to provide rapid access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to patients of the emergency department (ED) and other MRMC-affiliated patient care sites. Through this collaborative effort, Spectrum and MRMC are bridging the gap between emergency care and primary care offices for individuals struggling with substance use disorders and longer-term addiction treatment.

November 18th, 2019|

Spectrum Health Systems Launches Innovative Program for Treating Opioid Addiction in Worcester

New program allows for same-day admissions and immediate access to medication-assisted treatment

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts announces the recent launch of its new “Collaborative and Transitional Treatment” program. This innovative model serves as an intake hub to provide rapid access to treatment for people with opioid use disorders while helping to alleviate pressures on emergency departments.

October 7th, 2019|

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