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14-Nov-2018

Spero Health Announces Board of Directors

Spero Health, Inc., an integrated healthcare services organization specializing in local and affordable outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals to its board of directors:

  • Senator Bill Frist, MD
  • Bruce Crosby – Partner, Health Velocity Capital
  • JP Engelbrecht – CEO, South Central, Inc.
  • Graham Hunter – Principal, Heritage Group
  • Rock Morphis, Managing Director, Heritage Group
  • Steve Priest, CEO & President, Spero Health, Inc.

“Our team is honored to have this group of distinguished and experienced individuals serve with me on our board,” said Steve Priest, Spero Health CEO and board member. “They are not only strong healthcare business leaders, but more importantly they are committed to our mission to Save Lives, Instill Hope, and Restore Relationships.

“I am excited to join the truly outstanding team at Spero Health that is revolutionizing treatment in communities across the country,” said Senator Frist. “Spero Health’s evidenced-based integrated care model brings convenient, high-quality and value-driven care to individuals and families utilizing a local and affordable outpatient approach.”

For more information about the members of the Spero Health Board of Directors, please visit https://sperohealth.com/board-of-directors/.

About Spero Health - Spero Health, Inc., is an integrated healthcare services organization specializing in local and affordable outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder with a mission to “Save Lives, Instill Hope, and Restore Relationships.” Spero Health utilizes an innovative evidenced-based integrated care model that combines both physical and behavioral healthcare services under one roof to treat the whole patient. This integrated care model combines physician services (including medication-assisted treatment), behavioral health counseling, recovery support services, medication management and patient and family education. Its community-based approach to treatment allows patients to continue working and caring for their families as they overcome addiction.

Based in Nashville, Tenn. and privately held by Heritage Group, Health Velocity Capital, South Central, Inc. and Frist Cressey Ventures, Spero Health operates 21 freestanding outpatient clinics located throughout Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Providing care for more than 5,300 patients each month, Spero is one of the largest office-based opioid treatment providers in the country and is in-network with Medicaid and most commercial insurance plans.

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Last Updated: 14-Nov-2018