Eating Disorder Industry Will Grapple With Higher-Acuity Cases, AI, Ozempic-Related Challenges in 2024

Eating disorder services remained in high demand in 2023. As a result, there were several major investments. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing for the industry. In late 2023, two large PE-backed behavioral health providers scaled back eating disorder services. Eating disorder providers will have to tackle increasingly complex, higher acuity cases in 2024, industry […]

Inside Accanto Health, New Parent Company of The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative

Less than six months after The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative merged, the eating disorder treatment provider has announced a new name for its parent company: Accanto Health. And that’s not the only change coming down the pike for the newly combined organization, according to CEO Dave Willcutts, who has his eyes set on acquisitions, […]

Movers & Shakers: Spring Health Hires Amazon Alum; New CEOs at MHA, Right Track

The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative hire VP of community engagement The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative, two recently merged eating disorder treatment programs, have hired a vice president of community engagement. Chase Bannister — an eating disorders clinician, speaker and advocate — stepped into the new role on June 14. Most recently, he worked […]

Transactions: BayMark Buys Into New Market; More SUD, Eating Disorder Treatment Deals

BayMark Health Services acquires MAT provider Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) provider BayMark Health Services has announced that it has purchased Washington, D.C.-based Partners in Drug Abuse Rehabilitation Counseling (PIDARC). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. PIDARC provides medication assisted treatment services (MAT) like methadone to patients with opioid use disorder (OUD). It also offers substance […]

Transactions: Eating Disorder Treatment Providers Merge; New ABA Tech Deal

The Emily Program, Veritas Collaborative join forces Two eating disorder treatment providers are merging. St. Paul, Minnesota-based The Emily Program and Durham, North Carolina-based Veritas Collaborative have announced their intentions to merge operations, with the deal expected to close around the end of March. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The two companies have […]