Behavioral Health Management, a healthcare consulting firm recently announced the addition of Dr. Mike Forrester to the organization. Dr. Forrester will be heading up the BHM team of clinical consultants as Vice President of Clinical Operations. Dr. Forrester who is known for successful product and plan development within the behavioral health field ushers in a new future of advancements for clinical and managed care organizations.
Online PR News – 11-January-2010 – – Behavioral Health Management is excited to announce the appointment of Mike Forrester, PhD, MA to the position of Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations. Dr. Forrester brings a wealth of managed care and clinical knowledge to the organization, as well as a solid reputation for innovative solutions for the fast paced health care industry.
In this role Dr. Forrester will be responsible for all Clinical Operations related work within BHM. Prior to joining BHM Dr. Forrester enjoyed an impressive 6 year career as the Executive Vice President of Customer Delivery for Health Integrated. During his time at Health Integrated Dr. Forrester is credited with the development of the first Depression disease management Program in the Nation to receive both NCQA and URAC accreditation . Dr. Forrester is also responsible for the design and implementation of the unique 'Synthesis' product line which is designed to assist health plans in better integrating their approaches to medical management. Prior to that Dr. Forrester also held the position of President of Magellan Behavioral Health, and the Vice President of Sales for Value Behavioral Health.
Behavioral Health Management is very excited have Dr. Forrester join the organization, and looks forward to the benefit its customers will receive from his many years experience in behavioral and medical managed care, and disease management . “Because of his consistent ability to develop and market innovative approaches to disease management we feel that he will prove to be a great asset to both our organization and our clients,” stated Mark Rosenberg, CEO of BHM.
Upon appointment to his new position Dr. Forrester stated that “Behavioral Health Management is a rapidly expanding consulting organization. The organization provides support to providers, integrated delivery systems , health plans, and others in effectively managing the delivery of behavioral health and other related services. The recent changes occurring as a result of the new Federal Mental Health Parity Act provides an even greater opportunity for improving outcomes. I am delighted to be joining the organization during this exciting period.”