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Alita Care is a leading national provider
of behavioral healthcare services

 

About Alita Care

 

Alita Care Holdings, LLC. is a leading national provider of behavioral health services. The AlitaCare family of programs includes The Meadows Behavioral Health, Sunspire Health, and Bournewood Health Systems. Founded in 2016, the company is headquartered in Arizona and maintains 16 facilities in eight states across the U.S. Alita Care offers a wide range of behavioral health services to those struggling with emotional trauma, drug and alcohol addiction, sex addiction, eating disorders, and other behavioral disorders. Alita Care’s programs are guided by experienced behavioral health experts and thought leaders, who bring the latest neurobehavioral research and proven methodologies to our personalized, multifaceted, and holistic approach to recovery.

Our Holdings

the meadows

Meadows Behavioral Healthcare is the industry leader in providing treatment for trauma andfor treating people struggling with addiction, eating disorders, and related mental health conditions. The company’s programs — The Meadows, The Claudia Black Young Adult Center at The Meadows, Gentle Path at The Meadows, Willow House, Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, The Meadows Outpatient Center, and a series of intensive workshops — are the premier choice of patients, families, and behavioral health professionals.

SUNSPIRE HEALTH

Sunspire Health, LLC is a leading provider of behavioral health services for the treatment of substance abuse and other co-occurring disorders. The Company operates a portfolio of independently branded treatment centers, currently comprising ten locations in California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, South Carolina, and Texas. Utilizing evidence-based clinical interventions and an abstinence-focused approach, Sunspire offers treatment for those living with substance use disorders, gambling addiction, sex addiction, and co-occurring
mental illnesses. 

Bournewood

Bournewood Health Systems, a well-recognized leader in the field of mental health, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been offering psychiatric and substance abuse treatment services since 1884. The company offers a broad range of treatment options, including inpatient programs, partial hospitalization, and adolescent services. Their highly-trained expert staff takes a personalized approach to providing high quality clinical services to their clients in a nurturing
and supportive environment.

Leadership

 
JIM DREDGE President and CEO Dredge takes the reins of Alita Care after serving as the CEO of Meadows Behavioral Health for over six years. Prior to that he was CEO of Aspen Education Group, a division of CRC Health Group. Before entering the behavioral health industry, Jim spent over 10 years in educational technology. 

JIM DREDGE
President and CEO

Dredge takes the reins of Alita Care after serving as the CEO of Meadows Behavioral Health for over six years. Prior to that he was CEO of Aspen Education Group, a division of CRC Health Group. Before entering the behavioral health industry, Jim spent over 10 years in educational technology. 

EDWARD DONAHUE Chief Financial Officer Donahue comes to Alita Care with more than 18 years of experience in the financial field, with substantial time committed to the healthcare industry, at companies including Ernst & Young, Banc of America Securities, Civitas Solutions, and most recently, Active Day.

EDWARD DONAHUE
Chief Financial Officer

Donahue comes to Alita Care with more than 18 years of experience in the financial field, with substantial time committed to the healthcare industry, at companies including Ernst & Young, Banc of America Securities, Civitas Solutions, and most recently, Active Day.

JEROME VANGHELUWE Chief Managed Care Officer Vangheluwe comes to Alita Care with more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field. Prior to Alita Care, Vangheluwe was the Vice President of Managed Care for Jordan Health Services, National Vice President of Business Development and Managed Care for Evolution Healthcare, National Vice President of Client Sales for Accelion Healthcare, and Senior Vice President of Business Development for Nufactor Specialty Pharmacy.

JEROME VANGHELUWE
Chief Managed Care Officer

Vangheluwe comes to Alita Care with more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field. Prior to Alita Care, Vangheluwe was the Vice President of Managed Care for Jordan Health Services, National Vice President of Business Development and Managed Care for Evolution Healthcare, National Vice President of Client Sales for Accelion Healthcare, and Senior Vice President of Business Development for Nufactor Specialty Pharmacy.

SEAN WALSH CEO, The Meadows Behavioral Health Sean Walsh is the CEO of Meadows Behavioral Healthcare and is responsible for the oversight of its family of programs. Sean has been in the behavioral health field since 1996. Sean has a clinical background and although he has been a treatment center executive since 2009, he is a licensed therapist and is highly invested in ensuring quality care to the patients The Meadows serves. 

SEAN WALSH
CEO, The Meadows Behavioral Health

Sean Walsh is the CEO of Meadows Behavioral Healthcare and is responsible for the oversight of its family of programs. Sean has been in the behavioral health field since 1996. Sean has a clinical background and although he has been a treatment center executive since 2009, he is a licensed therapist and is highly invested in ensuring quality care to the patients The Meadows serves. 

CHRIS DIAMOND CEO, Sunspire Health Chris Diamond serves as CEO of Sunspire Health, bringing to the role more than 25 years of distinguished experience in the behavioral healthcare industry. He joins Sunspire Health from Remuda Ranch, a Meadows Behavioral Healthcare program, where he served as CEO.  Prior to Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, he served as CEO for Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital and CEO of Heritage Oaks Hospital, the largest behavioral health provider in the greater Sacramento region. 

CHRIS DIAMOND
CEO, Sunspire Health

Chris Diamond serves as CEO of Sunspire Health, bringing to the role more than 25 years of distinguished experience in the behavioral healthcare industry. He joins Sunspire Health from Remuda Ranch, a Meadows Behavioral Healthcare program, where he served as CEO.  Prior to Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, he served as CEO for Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital and CEO of Heritage Oaks Hospital, the largest behavioral health provider in the greater Sacramento region. 

MARCIA FOWLER CEO, Bournewood Health Systems Marcia Fowler, former Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, is the CEO of Bournewood Health Systems. Marcia has an extensive background and expertise in clinical programs, human service management and budget experience in both the public and private sectors, including more than 18 years of service with DMH.

MARCIA FOWLER
CEO, Bournewood Health Systems

Marcia Fowler, former Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, is the CEO of Bournewood Health Systems. Marcia has an extensive background and expertise in clinical programs, human service management and budget experience in both the public and private sectors, including more than 18 years of service with DMH.

 

News & Announcements

 

 

Edward Donahue Named Chief Financial Officer of Alita Care

Jim Dredge, CEO of Alita Care, LLC, has announced that Edward “Jed” Donahue has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Donahue’s responsibilities as Alita Care CFO will include oversight of the Finance and Information Technology operations for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, Sunspire Health, and Bournewood Health Systems. Read more


Jerome Vangheluwe Named Chief Managed Care Officer of Alita Care

Alita Care, LLC, has announced that Jerome Vangheluwe has joined the company as Chief Managed Care Officer. In this role, Vangheluwe will oversee managed care contracting and pricing, as well as the development of the company’s national managed care strategy for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, Sunspire Health, and Bournewood Health Systems. Read more


bournewood health systems is now a part of the alita care family

Alita Care, LLC , today announced the acquisition of Bournewood Health Systems , a leading New England based provider of acute psychiatric and dual diagnosis (psych / substance abuse) treatment services. Read more

 

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