Category: Press Release
  1. 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, […]

  2. Wellpath Announces New Chief Clinical Officer

    Today, Wellpath announced Dr. Thomas Pangburn as the company’s new Chief Clinical Officer. Prior to joining Wellpath, Dr. Pangburn was the Chief Innovation Officer at MedExpress and previously served more than a decade as the Director of Emergency Services at Heritage Valley Health Systems. Dr. Pangburn led clinical initiatives for UnitedHealth Group and Optum that addressed quality and total cost of care. Dr. Pangburn’s work tackled some of the toughest challenges facing health care today including chronic disease management, value-based payment innovation for providers and hospital systems and community-based programs that focused on the consumer centric experience, affordability, and valued based medicine. “Throughout Dr. Pangburn’s career, he has shown his commitment to compassionate care for every patient,” said Wellpath CEO, […]

  3. Wellpath Hires Dr. Neil Schamban to Lead New Division Devoted to Treating Opioid Use Disorder

    Today, Wellpath announced that it hired Dr. Neil Schamban to serve as the president of our new Medication-Assisted Treatment Division, devoted to opioid use disorder. “We are excited to begin a new chapter with Dr. Schamban,” said Wellpath CEO, Jorge Dominicis. “Our company is devoted to combatting the opioid crisis and we know Dr. Schamban will help Wellpath lead the way in treating our patients who are impacted by this epidemic.” Dr. Schamban, an Emergency Medicine Physician, started his career in academics as the Division Chairman of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, overseeing both the adult emergency department and Children’s Hospital. In 2008, Dr. Schamban moved to Alabama and founded Pegasus Emergency Group which provided care to several hundred thousand […]

  4. Wellpath Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer

    Nashville, TN – Today, Wellpath announced Ann Hatcher as the company’s new Chief Human Resources Officer. Hatcher, who previously served as Vice President of Human Resources for HCA Healthcare’s nursing services division since 2017, will begin her position at Wellpath on April 29. Hatcher served more than two decades with HCA where she held a number of positions and was a proven healthcare and human resources leader. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated the ability to build a culture of highly effective and engaged healthcare professionals committed to delivering quality health outcomes for patients. “Ann has a distinguished track record that is simply unmatched in our industry,” said Wellpath CEO Jorge Dominicis. “She has built and executed strategies to ensure […]

  5. Wellpath Announces New Senior Vice President to Head Hospital Administration for Residential Treatment Division

    Nashville, TN – Today, Wellpath announced the promotion of George Gintoli to Senior Vice President for Recovery Solutions, the company’s division of residential treatment facilities. George has maintained a distinguished career since joining Wellpath in 2005. He has served in a variety of leadership roles and has been instrumental in numerous successful Wellpath partnerships including the South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center, Treasure Coast Forensic Treatment Center, Montgomery County Mental Health Treatment Facility and Bridgewater State Hospital. Prior to joining Wellpath, George served four years as the State Director for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health and spent 10 years as a Surveyor for The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Healthcare Accreditation Division. “For 14 years George has personified Wellpath’s devotion […]