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Theresa Hennessey Barcy
SYMETRIA HEALTH® CEO CHRIS HASSAN TO PRESENT AT THE NATIONAL BEHAVIORAL CONSORTIUM’S OCTOBER MEETING
CHICAGO, Monday, October 21, 2019 – Symetria Health® announced today that its CEO Chris Hassan will present at the National Behavioral Consortium’s (NBC) member conference, to be held in Savannah, Georgia. The two-day event will take place Tuesday, October 22 and Wednesday, October 23 at the Andaz Savannah.
Hassan’s presentation, “National Opioid Epidemic and the Role of Comprehensive Care,” will discuss current trends in the OUD market and how The Symetria Method® — a comprehensive approach to opioid treatment using a single team of medication-assisted treatment (MAT), psychiatry, and support from behavioral health professionals — has been proven to reduce the risk of relapse and give patients sustainable results. He will also share an independent, retrospective analysis of more than 1.5 billion commercial claims from 3+ million OUD patients for the past five years that validate this unique approach to opioid dependency. Hassan will address the group at 1:45 p.m. ET on October 22 and 11:30 a.m. ET on October 23.
The National Behavioral Consortium (NBC) is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of regional Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Managed Behavioral Health Organizations (MBHO) members. It provides a forum for behavioral health care company leadership to discuss clinical, operational and industry trends to help enhance quality of care and NBC member company excellence.
Symetria Recovery’s original Naperville and Des Plaines, IL locations have been recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) as two of the first facilities to receive the Blue Distinction® Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery designation. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated facilities that show a commitment to delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.
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About Symetria Recovery
Symetria Recovery® is an innovative network of outpatient opioid treatment centers committed to providing state-of-the-art, evidence-based treatment that addresses the whole person, not just the addictive behavior. Its unique approach to opioid dependency is known as The Symetria Method®. This method combines medication-assisted treatment (MAT), psychiatry, and support from a single treatment team of behavioral health, medical and psychiatric professionals to reduce the risk of relapse and give patients sustainable results. Symetria Recovery’s highly-successful outcomes have been validated by an independent, retrospective analysis of more than 1.5 billion commercial claims from 3+ million OUD patients for the past five years. The analysis demonstrated superior results on all metrics when compared with treatment as usual. To learn more, please visit www.symetriarecovery.com
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