Aspire Indiana and Community Health Network form partnership to integrate and enhance access to behavioral health care services
Noblesville, Indiana (October 5, 2012)– Aspire Indiana, Inc. today announced it has entered into a collaborative agreement with Community Health Network to facilitate best and evidence-based practice in the delivery of behavioral health care and the integration of behavioral with physical health care. This collaboration will help Aspire Indiana identify clinical services that could be jointly developed and delivered, thus better meeting the needs of individuals in the community.
“We are very excited to work with Community Health Network,” said C. Richard DeHaven, CEO/President, Aspire Indiana. “Teaming up with Community will enable us to work together to assure that behavioral health care is an integral component of evolving healthcare strategies.”
“This partnership reflects our desire to collaborate with organizations that share our vision of being a patient-focused, integrated health delivery system,” said Mike Blanchet, chief operations executive at Community Health Network.
As the plan unfolds, Aspire and Community will share information, update policies and procedures, and enhance working relationships between the agencies involved.
About Aspire Indiana
Aspire Indiana is a private nonprofit organization that provides therapy, recovery and employment services to people living with behavioral and mental health needs, addictions and substance abuse. Aspire offer services to families and individuals of all ages at eleven locations conveniently located throughout Central Indiana, including Madison, Hamilton, and Boone, Counties and Washington and Pike Townships in Marion County. Aspire also offers a comprehensive array of employment and housing services. For more information about Aspire Indiana, visit its website at www.AspireIndiana.org.
About Community Health Network
Ranked among the nation’s most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana’s leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them—in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor’s offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. As a non-profit health system with over 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana, Community’s full continuum of care integrates hundreds of physicians, specialty and acute care hospitals, surgery centers, home care services, MedChecks, behavioral health and employer health services. To learn more, visit eCommunity.com or call 800-777-7775.
Tonya Nichols, Aspire Indiana