UpHealth Appoints Sarah Arnquist as Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health Business
Posted: October 20, 2021 at 7:27 p.m. MDT|Update: 7 minutes ago
DELRAY BEACH, Florida, 20 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – UpHealth, Inc., (NYSE: UPH) Appointed Senior Healthcare Executive, Sarah arnquist, to its management team. Arnquist, who joined UpHealth effective immediately, will serve as senior vice president of the behavioral health business.
Arnquist is an experienced healthcare executive with a deep understanding of Medicaid policy and delivery systems, particularly in the western United States. health. Its initial priority will be in California around CalAIM and the integration of medical, behavioral health and social services.
â€œSarah brings to UpHealth extensive experience with innovative models of care to meet the needs of patients with complex illnesses and more specifically the integration of medical care and behavioral health,â€ said Ramesh Balakrishnan, CEO of UpHealth. â€œShe understands the operational side of behavioral health, facilitating the ‘overall health’ and mental well-being of vulnerable patient populations. His track record of launching large-scale programs is invaluable, and we look forward to his contribution to the continued expansion of UpHealth’s solutions and clients. “
UpHealth’s approach to behavioral health is focused on goal and impact. Clinical teams that manage behavioral health programs in residential, outpatient and telehealth settings have developed in-depth expertise in behavioral health management across the acuity continuum. Arnquist and her team will work with UpHealth’s technology and Integrated Behavioral Health team to help manage behavioral health programs for their clients and expand beyond service delivery to become a Managing Organizations Partner. behavioral health programs.
Arnquist joins UpHealth from Beacon Health Options, where she led account management for the entire Western region. Prior to Beacon, she worked as a health policy consultant; as a researcher on values-based health services at Harvard School of Public Health. She holds an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she focused on policy and economics.
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