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Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, today announces the appointment of Dr. Catharina Armstrong as Program Physician for the Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Program funded by the Massachusetts Department of Correction (MADOC). In its new contract with MADOC, Spectrum serves offenders with opioid use disorders across the state. Dr. Armstrong brings a breadth of experience and knowledge about addiction, particularly in correctional settings, to her new role. Between Spectrum’s comprehensive programming and continuum of care, Dr. Armstrong will be administering MOUD treatment via methadone, buprenorphine-naloxone, and naltrexone.

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Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, is donating $180,000 to 19 local foodbanks in the Commonwealth. Coinciding with the locations of Spectrum’s treatment centers, each food bank received between $5,000 - $10,000.

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Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announced today that Judy Bazinet will lead the organization’s inpatient treatment program in Weymouth, Mass. Bazinet brings valuable experience in social work, criminal justice, and nursing as a Master’s level licensed clinical social worker.

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Tufts Health Plan and addiction treatment provider Spectrum Health Systems today announced a plan with Pear Therapeutics Inc., the leader in Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDTs), to pilot FDA-authorized digital therapeutics to support members and enhance their recovery journeys. This collaboration supports Tufts Health Plan and Spectrum’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Center of Innovation, a new joint effort between the two entities to address the complicated nature of SUDs and provide solutions for easier treatment access and innovation in care.

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Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announced today the appointment of Sharif Nankoe as Medical Director for its new statewide program serving offenders with opioid use disorders in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Correction (MADOC).

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