Category: Press Release
  1. Wellpath Opens Clinic in Winston-Salem to Treat Substance Use Disorders

    Winston-Salem, NC – Wellpath Community Care Centers of North Carolina, P.C. has opened its Forsyth County location, devoted to treating opioid addiction and other substance use disorders. A grand opening event will be held on April 27, 2021. For more information, or interview requests, contact Judy Lilley at 615.324.5766. Wellpath Community Care Centers of North Carolina, P.C. providers are saving lives and making a difference in the tragic substance use epidemic destroying families and our neighborhoods, and they are excited to bring their expertise to the Forsyth County community. They are devoted to combatting the opioid crisis, and their top priority is to protect the health of individuals within the Forsyth County community who may be suffering from addiction disorders. […]

  2. Maine Department of Corrections Announces Expansion of MAT Services

    A Press Release from Maine Department of Corrections: Maine Department of Corrections Announces Expansion of MAT Services (Feb. 12, 2021) Augusta, Maine – The Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC) announced today the expansion of the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program for residents of State correctional facilities who have opioid use disorder (OUD). The program, which began as a pilot in July 2019 in partnership with medical provider Wellpath, will expand this month, first by making more MDOC residents eligible for MAT and by expanding continuity of care services. By November MDOC will provide universal access to MAT among resident populations, regardless of sentence length. This expansion builds on the MAT program initiated in July 2019 through an Executive Order from […]

  3. No COVID Cases for Inmates at Frederick County ADC

    A press release from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO): No COVID Cases for Inmates at Frederick County ADC  Risks Mitigated from the Onset of the Pandemic FREDERICK, Md. (Dec. 28, 2020) – From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, in early 2020 through today, the Frederick County Adult Detention Center (ADC) has not had one inmate case of COVID while in confinement. “The program is so successful here at the ADC because we started early and developed a plan with our correctional officers, leadership, and the local health department to mitigate risks to COVID-19,” said Kathy Humbertson, Wellpath Regional Director of Nursing, contracted medical provider for the ADC. “In addition, we have had ongoing collaboration throughout the pandemic to […]

  4. Wellpath Opens Clinic in Yuba City to Treat Substance Abuse Use

    Wellpath Opens Clinic in Yuba City to Treat Substance Abuse Use Yuba City, CA – This month, Wellpath Community Care Centers opened their Yuba City location, devoted to treating opioid addiction and other substance use disorders. A virtual grand opening event will be held on January 26, 2021 – more details to come. For more information, or to receive staff media availability, contact Wanda Nelson at 858-283-8614. Wellpath Yuba City video Wellpath is a leading healthcare company transforming public health by delivering hope and healing to those who need it the most. “We are excited to bring our expertise to the Yuba City community and expand local treatment options for medication-assisted treatment of substance use disorders,” said Dr. Neil Schamban, […]

  5. Marc Goldstone Joins Wellpath to Lead as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

    Nashville,TN – Wellpath is excited to welcome Marc Goldstone as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the Legal Department. Goldstone, who most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Prime Healthcare System, will oversee various aspects of the Legal operations of the organization, and work on facilitating strategically critical corporate initiatives and advise on merges and acquisitions. “Marc’s expertise in health law and knowledge of the industry will be an invaluable asset to our team,” said Wellpath CEO Jorge Dominicis. “We’re excited to welcome him and look forward to his leadership.” Marc brings substantial General Counsel experience to his role at Wellpath. Prior to his role at Prime Healthcare System, which operates in 46 […]

  6. [Humboldt County] Sheriff’s Office Launches Jail-Based Mental Competency Treatment Program

    [Humboldt County] Sheriff’s Office Launches Jail-Based Mental Competency Treatment Program Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: Dressed in all brown, three men fill their coffee cups, take a seat on the couch and talk about life. It’s more relaxed here than in other places of the facility, with flowers and inspirational quotes spread across the walls. And if it weren’t for the jumpsuits and cell doors, one might forget that this is actually a county jail. On Thursday, November 12, 2020, the Humboldt County Correctional Facility (HHCF) and Wellpath held a ribbon-cutting for the county’s newest initiative to address mental illness within the justice system, a Jail-Based Competency Treatment (JBCT) Program for offenders deemed incompetent to stand trial. […]

  7. [Santa Barbara County] Sheriff’s jail offers competency treatment

    [Santa Barbara County] Sheriff’s jail offers competency treatment November 5, 2020 – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has announced the opening of a 10-bed jail-based competency treatment program. The office works with Wellpath healthcare services to provide the treatment. JBCT is a program for patients the court has deemed incompetent to stand trial. Usually, an inmate waits several months to get a spot at a state hospital for treatment. With JBCT, patients can progress and even complete treatment in the jail. Over the past four fiscal years, Santa Barbara County averaged 50 adults per year who were jailed on felony charges and deemed incompetent to stand trial. “Our new jail-based competency treatment program will now allow inmates who are […]

  8. Wellpath Community Care Centers Joined by Local Leaders to Open Clinic in Roseville

    Wellpath Community Care Centers Joined by Local Leaders to Open Clinic in Roseville Roseville, CA – Earlier this month, Wellpath held a ribbon cutting and virtual grand opening event for their first Community Care Center in Roseville, devoted to treating opioid use disorder. Area leaders and healthcare providers joined to celebrate this new treatment option in the battle against the opioid epidemic. “We are excited to bring our expertise to the Roseville area and expand local options for medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders,” said Dr. Neil Schamban, President. “Wellpath is devoted to combatting the opioid crisis, providing the highest level of care for our patients, and helping heal the communities that are impacted by this epidemic.” “In my over […]

  9. Pear Therapeutics Announces Availability of reSET® and reSET-O® to Wellpath Community Care Center Patients; Wellpath to Bring Prescription Digital Therapeutics for Addiction to New Outpatient Treatment Centers

    Pear Therapeutics Announces Availability of reSET® and reSET-O® to Wellpath Community Care Center Patients; Wellpath to Bring Prescription Digital Therapeutics for Addiction to New Outpatient Treatment Centers Pear’s reSET and reSET-O are the first US FDA-authorized Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDTs) for patients with substance use disorder and opioid use disorder Collaboration combines PDTs with outpatient treatment for addiction to elevate care for patients affected by this public health crisis BOSTON and NASHVILLE, September 23, 2020 — Wellpath Community Care Centers and Pear Therapeutics, Inc. today announced availability of FDA-authorized prescription digital therapeutics (PDTs) with outpatient care, to elevate the nation’s battle against the substance and opioid use crisis. Wellpath Community Care Centers may now offer Pear’s reSET® and reSET-O® products […]

  10. Wellpath Community Care Centers Joined by Local Leaders to Open Clinic in Roseville

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             Roseville, CA – This morning, Wellpath held a ribbon cutting and virtual grand opening event for their first Community Care Center in Roseville, devoted to treating opioid use disorder. Area leaders and healthcare providers joined to celebrate this new treatment option in the local battle against the opioid epidemic. Links to event coverage: B-Roll [vimeo.com], Photography [we.tl], Zoom recording [vimeo.com]. “We are excited to bring our expertise to the Roseville area and expand local options for medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders,” said Dr. Neil Schamban, President. “Wellpath is devoted to combatting the opioid crisis, providing the highest level of care for our patients, and helping heal the communities that are impacted by this epidemic.” “In my […]

  11. Wellpath Community Care Centers Opens Clinic in Roseville To Treat Opioid Use

    Wellpath Community Care Centers Opens Clinic in Roseville To Treat Opioid Use Roseville, CA – On August 18, Wellpath announced the grand opening of its first Community Care Center in Roseville, devoted to treating opioid use disorder. “We are excited to bring our expertise to the Roseville area and expand local options for medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders,” said Dr. Neil Schamban, President. “Wellpath is devoted to combatting the opioid crisis, providing the highest level of care for our patients, and helping heal the communities that are impacted by this epidemic.” Wellpath is a leading healthcare company transforming public health by delivering hope and healing to those who need it most. The Roseville center will provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) […]

  12. Ben Slocum, Former WebMD Health Services Chief Executive Officer Joins Wellpath

    Nashville, TN – Wellpath announced today that Ben Slocum joins Wellpath’s expanding operations team as Chief Operating Officer. Slocum is an experienced healthcare industry executive who brings vast knowledge from across the healthcare field.  Ben will work closely with our Division Presidents to ensure that we meet our commitments to our patients, people and partners, while achieving our operational goals.  Key areas of focus will include leveraging our significant support resources, and developing our talent and culture. “Ben’s experience speaks for itself; he is a talented leader and a dedicated professional who is committed to consumer healthcare,” said Jorge Dominicis, Wellpath CEO. “He has an impressive combination of executive management, business strategy and innovation, and we are thrilled to welcome […]

  13. Wellpath Announces Enhanced Pay and Benefits for Frontline Team Members

    MOVE IN RESPONSE TO “HEROIC WORK BY A DEDICATED TEAM PROVIDING HEALTHCARE TO THE MOST VULNERABLE AMONG US” DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS.  NASHVILLE, TN – Wellpath today announced a set of bonuses, increased paid time off and other benefits to help the thousands of frontline team members in sites providing clinical care during the coronavirus crisis.  In announcing the changes, Wellpath CEO Jorge Dominicis said, “Our primary goal is always to provide the best healthcare to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. The only way we can do this is by making sure our dedicated team is supported, safe, and healthy. Their heroic work is meeting the challenges of the Coronavirus head on, and we will continue to do everything we can […]

  14. New MAT Program Underway in Durham County, North Carolina

    Today, Wellpath announced that Durham County, North Carolina began Phase One of their Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program in collaboration with multiple county programs on September 2, 2019. Phase One allows patients who come into the facility for short-term stays to continue their MAT regimen in lieu of clinical withdrawal. This marks the first step in Durham County’s integration of a new MAT program they were selected to participate in earlier this year. “As the maintainer of detainees here in Durham County, we look forward participating in this program where our office will learn national best practices to expand the treatment for opioid use disorder among inmates,” said Durham County Sheriff Clarence F. Birkhead. “Early intervention is key, and our partnership […]

  15. Wellpath Continues Investment in Automated Pharmacy Dispensing in Recovery Solutions Facilities

    Today, Wellpath announced its continued investment in delivering reliable, high-quality services to patients by upgrading pharmacy dispensing machines at Montgomery County Mental Health Treatment Facility in Conroe, Texas. Between now and the end of 2020, six Recovery Solutions facilities will replace existing automated dispensing machines with state-of-the-art units from Omnicell. The replacement units will improve patient care and increase efficiencies by assisting pharmacists in reducing the risk of medication errors and promoting a safer, more secure system for nursing staff. “Wellpath continues to reinvest in technologies that improve patient care, provide staff with the tools they need to be successful, and ensure that our programs remain best in class,” said Wellpath Recovery Solutions President Jeremy Barr. “As an industry leader, […]