Jenna Pacini named CEO of Geisinger Behavioral Health Center Northeast

Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger and Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare named Jenna Pacini as CEO of the new Moosic, Pa.-based Geisinger Behavioral Health Center Northeast.

In her new role, Ms. Pacini will oversee the development of the facility, including staff recruitment and training, clinical programming design, and oversight of all significant functions leading to the hospital opening, according to an Aug. 16 news release from Geisinger. She previously served as COO of Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia. 

Megan Brosious, chief administrative officer of clinical operations for Geisinger's central region, said Ms. Pacini's appointment is a critical step in the hospital's success. 

"As the demand for behavioral health services within our communities continues to grow, Jenna will help to ensure our patients are receiving the best care possible. We are pleased that through our partnership with Acadia, we were able to find an executive of Jenna's caliber with roots in Pennsylvania to lead the next phase of this hospital," Ms. Brosious said. 

Geisinger Behavioral Health Center Northeast is a new 96-bed inpatient hospital being built through a joint venture partnership between Geisinger and Acadia.

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