Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania Hires New CEO

Dec 03, 2010, 09:38 ET from Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania

READING, Pa., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania announced today it has hired John G. Robison as the chief executive officer (CEO).  The hospital, which opened in September 2010, operates within the downtown campus of St. Joseph Medical Center.  It offers services for adults suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety disorders.  There are 28 inpatient acute beds as well as a partial hospital program.

"I'm honored to be a part of a hospital that is dedicated to providing excellent psychiatric care to patients from Berks County," said John Robison, CEO of Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania.  "We're committed to this community by providing safe and professional care of patients with mental health needs."

Robison has spent the past 20 years in health care operations and behavioral healthcare management.  As the CEO, Robison will formulate business strategies and provide overall direction to the hospital and its staff.

Robison earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Delaware, a Master of Science from Shippensburg University, and a Masters of Business Administration from York College of Pennsylvania.

"Haven's philosophy is to treat the 'whole' person by addressing our patients' psychiatric, physical and emotional needs while including the people that are most important in their life," adds Robison.

About Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania is a full-service acute inpatient and partial day hospital located within the downtown campus of St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.  This unique partnership allows patients full access to the services of a hospital while they receive personalized care from an understanding staff.  Haven treats adults with major psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety disorders.  Substance use issues are addressed in the context of the psychiatric illness. Haven provides a safe and professional environment for patients with psychiatric needs.  Its comprehensive services are provided by a multi-disciplinary treatment team consisting of psychiatrists, registered nurses, licensed social workers, clinical therapists and mental health technicians. For more information, please visit www.havenbehavioral.com or call 610-406-4340.

SOURCE Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania



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