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(PHOENIX - Aug. 10, 2020) - Bob Sanowski has been named vice president of information technology at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health. Sanowski will be responsible for planning and implementing the information technology and digital innovation future of SB&H, as well as for the maintenance and upgrade of existing systems. He will also leverage technology to advance and support the growing needs of the organization and the communities it serves.

“Bob is a strong addition to our team,” said Southwest Behavioral & Health Services CEO Steven Sheets. “With so many of our service offerings now taking place in a remote setting, we continue to adapt and implement secure and safe systems to navigate the new deliveries of care. With Bob’s guidance, we will be able to bring the best experience to our clients.”

Prior to SB&H, Sanowski was a senior IT leader for Dignity Health, now CommonSpirit Health, where he was responsible for organizational and large-scale projects across multiple IT disciplines. He also served as senior director of IT Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures where he was team lead for analysis and integration of joint venture and acquisition partners. As CIO of the Southern Nevada Service Area for Dignity Health, Sanowski was responsible for IT operational responsibility for the organization’s Southern Nevada hospitals and clinics. Additional experience includes leadership positions at United Health Group and Insurers Administrative Corp.

A Phoenix resident, Sanowski received a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Health Services Administration from Arizona State University.

 

About Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Incorporated in 1974 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services provides services in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. Our Mission: “We inspire people to feel better and reach their potential. Through helping people discover their strengths, we improve our communities.” SB&H offers an array of programs to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve. These include outpatient mental health treatment and psychiatric services including medication monitoring; assistance for persons with addictions; intensive inpatient care for persons in crisis; residential housing, in-home and supported housing services; prevention services, community outreach and school-based counseling; services throughout the lifespan for members with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); and four opioid replacement clinics throughout the state that are working tirelessly to save lives and help alleviate the statewide crisis. More recently, integrated care and value-based contracting have been initiated to offer a more flexible and culturally sensitive approach to clients served and resolve the historical challenges of fragmented care. For more information on SB&H, please visit www.sbhservices.org.

 

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