Columbus Organization Acquires Shift New Jersey to Become New Jersey’s Leading Support Coordinating Company | New

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BLUE BELL, Pennsylvania., September 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Columbus Organization, a nationally recognized pioneer in care coordination services, today announced the acquisition of Shift New Jersey, a support coordination agency, assessment of transition and employment / college support with nearly a decade of experience in the state. With this acquisition, the Columbus organization’s team of 58 coordinators, supervisors and directors will now serve more than 1,600 people, making it the premier support coordination agency in New Jersey.

Dr. Tanya wyant, Columbus Executive State Director for NJ said, “Columbus and Shift NJ share a passion and dedication to this community, and the combined behavioral health expertise of the two organizations will provide thousands of NJ families with unparalleled skills, resources and advocacy. There are so many people who need our services, and we are delighted that this synergy expands our reach and elevates the impact we have in New Jersey. “

Founded in 2012 by a teacher of students with special needs, Shift NJ has built a solid reputation for high quality, person-centered care in NJ. The company’s metrics-based approach will allow seamless integration into The Columbus Organization’s revolutionary ACCOMPLISH solution.MT to improve health outcomes for people with intellectual / developmental, behavioral, medical and complex care problems.

Dan Peltz, CEO of Shift NJ, commented, “For almost 10 years we have been dedicated to empowering people, and by partnering with a leader and pioneer in the space, we can extend the impact we have on people with disabilities nationwide. Together, we will lead the way in the future of disability services, and we look forward to this tremendous opportunity. “

Mr. Peltz will assume the role of Executive Director, Organizational Effectiveness – Care Coordination, reporting directly to Carlos hernandez, Senior Vice President of Care Coordination. Mr. Hernandez commented, “Our goal has always been to serve as many people as possible, giving even the most complex behavioral health cases a new lease of life and the ability to achieve meaningful life goals. Dan’s expertise and easy understanding of measurement-based care will provide the perfect foundation for fine-tuning the delivery of care coordination and improving health outcomes. “

The acquisition will be finalized on September 1, 2021.

About the Columbus organization

The Columbus organization empowers individuals to achieve their meaningful life goals through nationally recognized care / support coordination, professional clinical staffing, and quality improvement services for the community with a intellectual / developmental disability (I / DD) or behavioral needs. The Company offers unmatched expertise, breadth of resources, diversity of thinking and dedication to finding the most appropriate and personalized solutions for its clients. Visit www.columbusorg.com.

About HealthEdge

HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC is a private equity firm founded in 2005 and focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. HealthEdge seeks to achieve superior returns by investing in companies that benefit from the knowledge, experience and network of relationships of its partners. Health Edge partners have over 100 years of combined operational experience in healthcare as CEOs and investors. Visit www.healthedgepartners.com.

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