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Acorn Health appoints Richard Hallworth as CEO



Acorn Health has announced veteran healthcare leader Richard Hallworth as its new president and CEO.

Hallworth has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the multi-site healthcare services sector.

Imran Siddiqui, Acorn Health board member, said:

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Rich to Acorn as chief executive.

“Rich has been a respected leader in the ever-changing healthcare landscape over the course of his long career.

“His diverse experience will facilitate our growth and further our mission of providing high-quality care to children with autism.”

Hallworth has had significant experience in behavioural health and other provider-based healthcare businesses.

He served as chairman of the board of directors of ViaQuest, Inc., a provider of residential and long-term support services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and Advanced Care Partners, a provider of home-based care to medically fragile patients.

Hallworth was previously CEO at Corizon, the nation’s largest provider of privatised correctional health services at the state and local levels.

Prior to Corizon, he held both chief operating and chief financial roles at Tufts Health Plan.

Hallworth said:

“Acorn Health’s foundation is firmly rooted in its mission, a talented and committed leadership team, and an incredible family of clinicians deeply invested in providing exceptional care.

“I’m thrilled to be able to guide the company’s next chapter of growth.

“I look forward to working collaboratively with our leaders to build on Acorn’s success so we can continue to provide industry-leading care to more families in need.”

Siddiqui added:

“Rich is widely respected in the industry for his ability to set a clear vision, forge strong relationships with his team, foster innovation, and deliver strong financial and operational results.

“I know Acorn Health is in great hands with him and I am excited to work alongside him and the rest of the Acorn team as the company continues to deliver great outcomes for clients.”

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