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The AdCare name represents innovation, quality and cost efficiency in alcohol and drug treatment. AdCare’s integrated system of care offers a nationally-recognized hospital facility in Worcester, Massachusetts; an inpatient treatment center in North Kingstown, Rhode Island; and a network of outpatient offices conveniently located throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. AdCare, which is owned and operated by American Addiction Centers (AAC), embraces a philosophy of quality-driven, patient-centered programs that are also relevant to the challenges of today’s healthcare environment. AdCare’s continuum of treatment levels and modalities enables us to match the needs of the patient with the most appropriate level and cost of care. We believe that addiction is a disease that affects not only the individual, but his or her family as well. Successful treatment requires placement at the appropriate level of care and involvement of the family throughout the treatment continuum. This treatment philosophy has allowed us to advocate for the patient while remaining responsive to the interests of commercial healthcare companies, Medicare, and other insurers.
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David W. Hillis, Jr., Vice President of Outpatient Operations, oversees the development of AdCare outpatient services clinics, located throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Mr. Hillis, who has worked in the healthcare field since 1988, has also served as Director of Outpatient Services and as an Outpatient Therapist at AdCare Hospital. He received a B.S. degree in Psychology and a M.S. degree in Psychology (Mental Health Counseling) from Salem State College. Mr. Hillis is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC-II), as well as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADC-I).More
Mohammad Alhabbal is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), as well as a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). A graduate of the Damascus University Medical School in Damascus, Syria, Dr. Alhabbal completed his Family Medicine Residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Hospitalist Division. Dr. Alhabbal is also the principal of an addiction medicine/Medication Assisted Treatment practice located on the main campus of AdCare Hospital.More
Georganna “Georgie” brings over 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare marketing, advertising and branding to her role as leader of community services. Georgie contributes a uniquely approachable style of leadership and patient advocacy that are essential to AdCare’s formula for success. She is known for the pride that she takes in building strong relationships with clients, colleagues and vendors – attributes that help expand AdCare’s reputation of being a quality employer and provider.More
Joan L. Bertrand, M.B.A., S.P.H.R., P.H.R., former Director of Human Resources returned to AdCare Hospital in 2002 from a position as Administrative Head of Human Resources at St. Francis Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. Ms. Bertrand, who is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), is an Adjunct Professor in the Professional Studies Program at Assumption College in Worcester, MA teaching continuing education courses for the SPHR National Certificate Preparation Course. Community affiliations include Board Member and Treasurer of the Girl Scouts of Central and Western MA, Board Member of the Alumna Board of Anna Maria College and former President of the Board of Directors of Girls, Inc. of Worcester, MA.More