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New EMR Ares Rollout Success in West Springfield

by Greg Marotta | Sep 18, 2019

I want to extend a heartfelt thanks to all those who helped make the rollout of our new EMR, Ares, in West Springfield, Mass. a tremendous success. The individuals that pulled together from all over the country and throughout the organization to help make the transition to Ares seamless, truly exemplify the spirit of our core value “Together We Succeed.”

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New Bedford Center Manager Participates in Powerful Recovery Month Tribute

by Carol Fite Lynn | Sep 18, 2019

New Bedford, Mass. Center Manager Megan Abdullahi recently participated in the promotional video featured below for New Bedford's International Overdose Awareness Day community event to help raise awareness about the disease of addiction and the very real threat of overdose to those battling substance use disorders. Megan has participated in the annual community event for the past three years and was asked to participate this year as a guest speaker on the impact of losing her husband to overdose and how CleanSlate services can help those in the community in need. 

Overdose Awareness Video-1

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Choose the New CleanSlate Halloween Costume Contest Category

by Arlene Rivie | Sep 18, 2019

Fall is upon us, and it's almost time for CleanSlate's annual Halloween Costume Contest. This year we'd like to ask for your help in selecting a new costume category to add to the competition before we roll out the full contest details in the next few weeks.

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Warriors for Hope Recognize Recovery Month throughout the Country

by Carol Fite Lynn | Sep 11, 2019

National Recovery Month is off to a great start for CleanSlate centers throughout our organization, and this week we'd like to highlight a few locations recognizing the month with their teams in a variety of ways. 

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Elkhart, IN Medical Assistant Meshia Evans Receives Customer Service Champion Award for Warrior Spirit

by Carol Fite Lynn | Sep 11, 2019

During the month of July, Elkhart and Warsaw, Indiana Center Manager Marisa Nyikos challenged her Medical Assistant and Medical Receptionist team members to a little friendly competition to see who could exemplify the "Warrior Spirit" by giving the best care to CleanSlate patients.

Meshia Evans, Medical Assistant for the Elkhart center, won the "Customer Service Champion" award for the month of July. In addition to a certificate of recognition, Meshia also received an Amazon gift card.

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CEO Weekly Message - September 12, 2019

by Greg Marotta | Sep 11, 2019

CleanSlate Employee Discount Program

by Arlene Rivie | Sep 11, 2019

Did you know CleanSlate has an employee discount program offered through Vizient at ZERO cost to you?

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CleanSlate Anniversaries, Birthdays & New Hires - Week of September 9

by Arlene Rivie | Sep 11, 2019


  • Rodney Guimont - Physician - Merrillville, IN - 3 years - September 9
  • Daisy Santiago - Center Manager - Pittsfield, MA - 1 year - September 10
  • Jenna Stokes-Jenkins - Physician - Altoona, PA - 1 year - September 10
  • Meghan Durgin - Medical Receptionist - Pittsfield, MA - 1 year - September 10
  • Michael Keleher - Senior Director of Project Management - Florida - 1 year - September 10 
  • Cheryl Vandivier - Medical Receptionist - Indianapolis, IN - 2 years - September 11
  • Krista Gessner - Medical Assistant - Fort Wayne, IN - 2 years - September 11
  • Maria Gallo - Physician - Greenfield, MA - 9 years - September 15
  • Ellen O'Neill - LADC-II - Worcester, MA - 2 years - September 18
  • Jessica Amick - Credentialing & Payor Enrollment Manager - Brentwood, TN - 2 years - September 18
  • Joseph Grasty - LADC-I - West Springfield, MA - 2 years - September 18
  • Satkiran Grewal - Medical Director - West Springfield, MA - 2 years - September 18
  • Theresa Russo - Nurse Practitioner - Plymouth, MA - 2 years - September 18
  • Cory McConnell - Director of Business Development - Indiana - 3 years - September 19
  • Dominique Simon - Medical Receptionist - Scranton, PA - 3 years - September 19
  • Kasie Power - Physician Assistant - Muncie, IN - 3 years - September 19
  • Kumpol Dennison - Senior Medical Director - Merrillville, IN - 3 years - September 19

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National Recovery Month Media Tools Available

by Carol Fite Lynn | Sep 4, 2019

The Marketing & Communications team has developed a variety of media resources to support Center Managers and their teams during National Recovery Month, including a press release template, an op-ed (opinion column), radio PSA scripts, and a media advisory for events held to recognize National Recovery Month at your location. These tools can easily be sent to local media to educate them about National Recovery Month and the important services that CleanSlate provides to those in recovery in their area.

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CEO Weekly Message - September 5, 2019

by Greg Marotta | Sep 4, 2019

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