Accanto Health Announced As Company Name For The Recently Merged Eating Disorders Programs The Emily Program And Veritas Collaborative

The recently merged Veritas Collaborative and The Emily Program today announced the name of its parent company, unveiling “Accanto Health.” Accanto, which means “beside” in Italian, represents the company’s commitment to be with those they serve the whole way on their journey. Accanto Health will maintain both brand names of its leading eating disorders programs, The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative.

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The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative are Joining Forces to Expand Care

We are excited to share that The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative have merged, joining two of the nation’s leading eating disorder treatment programs.

Both programs are known for their warm and authentic care for people of all ages and genders across the array of eating disorders diagnoses. The Emily Program and Veritas will retain their brands in their respective markets across the Northwest, Midwest, and Southeast and remain committed to maintaining the highest clinical integrity and standards of care, while expanding access to treatment.

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Veritas Collaborative Names Laura Chaney as Chief Financial Officer

Veritas Collaborative, LLC, a national healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, announced the appointment of Laura Chaney as Chief Financial Officer, effective Monday, July 27, 2020.

Chaney has more than two decades of experience as a senior financial executive in the healthcare industry and has been responsible for strategic financial leadership, merger and acquisition support, budgeting, compliance, legal and regulatory affairs, practice management, and hospital relations as a CFO, external consultant, and CEO of her own business.

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Serving as Agents for Change

A message from our CEO, Mike Browder, to Veritas team members and communities:

As always, I hope this note finds you and your loved ones safe during this trying time.

Recently our teams have been addressing our country’s racial disparities, apexed with the killing of George Floyd, and the subsequent protests taking place across our country.

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Veritas Collaborative Hosts Charlotte Grand Opening

Charlotte’s first medically integrated, gender-diverse eating disorder center creates access to care.

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, today celebrated the grand opening of its Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Center in Charlotte, N.C. The center celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by center tours and a celebration with community dignitaries, members of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, the Veritas Collaborative executive team, and its multidisciplinary staff.

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Veritas Collaborative expands Charlotte eating disorder clinic, creates new jobs

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, will expand its Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Clinic in Charlotte, N.C. in June of this year.

The 8,300-square-foot space will have capacity to treat 20 patients in higher levels of care at any given time and create approximately 15 new jobs in Charlotte. It will remain the region’s only gender-diverse, multidisciplinary eating disorder center to provide comprehensive medical assessments that diagnose eating disorders and other conditions that may require medical intervention.

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Veritas Collaborative marks three-year anniversary with expanded outpatient resource

Richmond’s comprehensive, multidisciplinary eating disorder center treating all genders creates new DBT skills group.

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, today celebrates the three-year anniversary of its Child, Adolescent & Adult Clinic in Richmond, Va. The organization marks this milestone with the announcement of a new, six-month Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group for adults with the diagnoses of eating disorders over the age of 18.

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Veritas Collaborative celebrates two-year anniversary of Atlanta’s only multidisciplinary eating disorder clinic

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, today celebrates the two-year anniversary of its Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic in Atlanta. The center is the state’s only gender-diverse, multidisciplinary eating disorder center to provide comprehensive medical assessments that diagnose eating disorders and other conditions that may require medical intervention.

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Veritas Collaborative celebrates one year anniversary of eating disorder treatment in Charlotte, N.C.

Charlotte’s only comprehensive, multidisciplinary eating disorder center treating all genders empowers families, sees immense growth.

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, today celebrates the one year anniversary of its Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Clinic in Charlotte, N.C. As the region’s only multidisciplinary eating disorder center treating all genders, the company’s Charlotte operations have grown quickly and will continue to expand in 2019 with a new facility and increased staff.

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Nationally Respected Clinician, Speaker, And Advocate Chase Bannister Named Senior Vice President For Community Engagement For The Recently Merged Eating Disorders Programs The Emily Program And Veritas Collaborative

Renowned eating disorders clinician, speaker, and advocate Chase Bannister has been named as the first senior vice president for community engagement for The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative, two of the nation’s leading eating disorders programs, which merged in March. He will begin his new role June 14th.

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The Emily Program And Veritas Collaborative To Merge, Joining Two Of The Nation’s Leading Eating Disorders Programs To Bring More Care To More People

The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative, two of the nation’s leading eating disorders programs, are proud to announce that they are joining forces in a merger of their two strong organizations. Both programs are known for their warm and authentic care for people of all ages and genders across the array of eating disorders diagnoses and industry-leading support for quality standards. The Emily Program and Veritas will retain their brands in their respective markets across the Northwest, Midwest, and Southeast and remain committed to maintaining the highest clinical integrity and standards of care and expanding access to care. The merger is expected to close within 60 days.

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Action from the Veritas Collaborative EDI Council

A few weeks ago, our CEO Mike Browder made a commitment to the Veritas family to serve as an agent of positive change within our community and beyond. Since then, our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council (EDI) has taken first steps toward this effort. The below message was shared with all Veritas Collaborative employees on behalf of the EDI to highlight actions taken by Veritas to promote diversity.

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Veritas Collaborative Selects Industry Expert Rollyn Ornstein, MD as Medical Director

Veritas Collaborative, a national healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, announced Rollyn M. Ornstein, M.D. as the new medical director of its Child & Adolescent Hospital in Durham, N.C.

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Veritas Collaborative opens Charlotte’s first medically integrated eating disorder center

Region’s only gender-diverse eating disorder center creates access to higher levels of care.

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, today opened its Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Center in Charlotte, N.C. The opening is a direct result of patient demand and community support for the approximately 416,000 North Carolinians affected by eating disorders.

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Veritas Collaborative Celebrates Another Year of Healing & Recovery

Today is an important day at Veritas Collaborative, as we celebrate the one-year-anniversary of our Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Hospital in Atlanta, GA and the seven-year anniversary of our Child & Adolescent Hospital in Durham, NC. When it opened one year ago, our Atlanta site was Georgia’s first eating disorder hospital. Together, these hospitals represent a commitment to create access to care where it did not before exist.

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Veritas Collaborative now accepting referrals for Level of Care Assessments at the Child & Adolescent Hospital in Durham, NC

We want to collaborate with you and your client through providing comprehensive medical and diagnostic assessments.  These assessments are often the entry point for an individual’s recovery journey and provide appropriate diagnoses of eating disorders or other conditions that may require medical intervention.

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Veritas Collaborative Selects Brian Keefe, MD as Chief Medical Officer

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, today announced Brian Keefe, MD, as its chief medical officer.

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, today announced Brian Keefe, MD, as its chief medical officer.

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Veritas Collaborative Selects Tosha Smith, PhD as New Director of Research

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, hired Dr. Tosha Smith as its new director of research. She is responsible for oversight of all system-wide data collection efforts across all company locations.

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Veritas Collaborative Starts New Year with New Senior Director of Professional Relations

Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, kicked off the new year by appointing Mark Bower, MA, LPC, as senior director of professional relations.

In his new role, Bower holds responsibility for both the Professional Relations Management and Intake departments. He is tasked with the development of relationships between specialists, providers and patients to create a collaborative environment that helps generate positive patient outcomes.

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