Movers & Shakers: Ocean Recovery Hires New COO; Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare’s Executive Changeups

Ocean Recovery adds new COO Ocean Recovery — a Newport Beach, California-based addiction and eating disorder treatment center — has hired a new COO. Cade Saurage stepped into the role this November. He has more than 19 years of industry experience. Before becoming COO of Ocean Recovery, Saurage spent eight years serving as the director […]

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 […]