Movers & Shakers: Tridiuum Adds Chief Growth, Strategy Officer; Evolve Hires Medical Directors

Tridiuum adds chief growth, strategy officer Tridiuum — a provider of behavioral health solutions — has hired a new chief growth and strategy officer. Philip Vecchiolli stepped into the role earlier this month. Vecchiolli brings more than 30 years of experience to the job. He comes to the position after most recently leading the large […]

Ashley Addiction Treatment’s New CEOs Plot Course for Growth in Outpatient Services, Research

Ashley Addiction Treatment is getting back to its co-leadership roots while also branching out into new directions, especially when it comes to its portfolio of offerings.  Earlier this month, the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider announced that executives Alex Denstman and Greg Hobelmann are being jointly promoted to the company’s top position. They’ll take […]

Movers & Shakers: New CEOs at Ashley Addiction Treatment, New Directions

Ashley Addiction Treatment appoints joint CEOs  Ashley Addiction Treatment has promoted two of its senior executives to lead the company.  Alex Denstman — Ashley’s senior vice president and chief growth officer — and Greg Hobelmann — senior vice president and chief medical and clinical officer — will take over as joint CEOs on March 1. […]

New Paid Leave Policy Changes Could Spell Trouble for Behavioral Health Providers

COVID-19 has dominated the labor and employment law landscape over the past seven months, as state and federal governments continue to make regulatory changes left and right. One of the latest modifications should be of particular interest to behavioral health providers, as it tweaks the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to narrow the definition […]

Movers & Shakers: RCA Adds New Senior Leadership; Odyssey Taps Investment Banking Vet to Oversee Growth

RCA adds two new senior execs Recovery Centers of America (RCA) — a private equity-backed substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider — has added two new senior executives to its team. Stacie Runion has been hired as chief human resources officer, while Kerry King has been tapped to serve as vice president of clinical services. […]

UHS Taps Aetna Alum to Fill Behavioral CMO Position

Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) has tapped an Aetna alum to be the new chief medical officer for its behavioral health division. UHS announced Monday that Mark Friedlander, a psychiatrist and MBA, would fill the role.  Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, UHS has 328 behavioral health facilities spread across the US, Puerto Rico and […]

New CEO of Acadia-Owned Addiction Facilities Aims to Bolster Specialty Programs, Employee Satisfaction

In August, Sierra by the Sea and Sunrise Recovery Ranch welcomed a new CEO in Michelle Beaudoin, an 20-plus-year veteran of the behavioral health industry.  The California-based addiction treatment providers are part of the Sierra Tucson Group, which is owned by the behavioral powerhouse Acadia Healthcare (Nasdaq: ACHC). The scenic facilities provide residential treatment, partial […]

Hazelden Betty Ford CEO to Retire in 2021

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation CEO Mark Mishek has announced he will retire next year.  Created as a result of a merger between Hazelden Foundation and Betty Ford Center, the organization dubs itself as the largest nonprofit substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider in the country. It has 17 locations nationwide, offering both inpatient and outpatient […]

Longtime UHS CEO to Step Down; His Son to Take Over

The longtime CEO of Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) — Alan B. Miller — is stepping down after more than 40 years on the job, the hospital management giant announced Tuesday. Miller, who is 83, will vacate the CEO position in January 2021, when his son, 50-year-old Marc D. Miller, will take over. Meanwhile, Alan […]