New Directions Acquires E4 Health
Companies unite to improve whole-person health for millions of Americans Kansas City, Mo. – January 16, 2018 – New Directions Behavioral Health (New Directions) today announced the acquisition of E4 Health’s assets, client base and employees. “When individuals are healthy and thriving, their organizations thrive too,” said Lee Tuveson, president and chief executive officer of New Directions. “By combining New Directions’ longstanding employee assistance program with E4 Health’s experienced workforce, innovative technology, and vast provider network, we will help employers, colleges and universities meet the physical and mental health challenges of their employees and students.” “Unhealthy behavioral and lifestyle choices are driving 70 percent of health care costs in the U.S.* “You can’t address the issues of skyrocketing health care costs by separating physical and behavioral health issues,” said E4 Health president Brian Summers. “We are thrilled to join the New Directions family – a company that closely resembles our whole-person health focus. E4 Health cares deeply about its clients, and believes New Directions is the best organization to fully support their health needs going forward.” New Directions, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and E4 Health, headquartered in Irving, Texas, together have:
- 675 employees
- 9 locations across the U.S.
- 2,500+ customers, serving 16 million individuals
- 20,000+ national provider network