Seniors Need More Coordinated Options for Behavioral Health Care: How Humana and Array are Delivering It
CEO, Array Behavioral Care
Geoffrey Boyce (he/him/his) is the CEO of Array Behavioral Care (formerly InSight + Regroup), the leading telepsychiatry service provider in the United States with a mission to transform access to quality behavioral health care. Boyce has met with elected officials on Capitol Hill and regularly interacts with state and local healthcare regulators and administrators on a variety of telemedicine advocacy, education, and reform initiatives. In 2017, he received the Industry Leader Award from the American Telemedicine Association. Boyce is an active participant in several ATA Special Interest Groups and Workgroups including: the Telemental Health SIG, the Interstate SIG, the controlled substances prescribing and telehealth workgroup and the proposed workgroup on the expatriate telemedicine providers. He also serves on the advisory board of directors for the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC). In 2018, he was appointed to the New Jersey Telehealth Review Commission. After graduating from Furman, he worked as a paralegal. Soon after, he earned a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship and business planning from University of Georgia-Terry College of Business. His talent for communing with great visionary minds fast-tracked him into a chief executive's chair when he connected with Dr. James R. Varrell, a pioneer in improving access to care using telepsychiatry to create InSight Telepsychiatry in 2009.
Enterprise Medical Director for Behavioral Health, Humana
Taft Parsons III, MD joined Humana in April 2018 as the Clinical + Pharmacy Services Enterprise Physician Behavioral Health Leader. He has been the Psychiatric leadership behind Humana's strategy of integration of physical and behavioral health. These efforts include integration of functional teams, such as utilization and case management, integration of physical and behavioral health policies and procedures along with a consistent regulatory and legal approach, pushing a collaborative care clinical model with provider partners, and working with innovative and digital partners to find unique solutions for Humana's membership with behavioral health needs.
Immediately prior to joining Humana, Dr. Parsons served as Chief Medical Officer at Molina Healthcare of Michigan, where he oversaw the health plan's clinical operations for a mixture of 400,000 Medicare and Medicaid lives. Dr. Parsons initially joined Molina in 2013, where he served as the VP for Behavioral Health Plans. His role included insourcing and integrating behavioral health in a standardized fashion for all of Molina's health plans. Prior to 2013, he served in a number of medical leadership roles, and as a practicing Psychiatrist for Henry Ford Health System.
Board certified in Psychiatry, Dr. Parsons received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his residency in behavioral health at Henry Ford Health System. He is a proud alumnus of Morehouse College, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Parsons is passionate about ensuring quality care, process improvement and the seamless integration of medical and behavioral health care. He continues to occasionally participate in resident and medical student education, and is an occasional speaker at industry conferences.
Taft currently resides in metro Detroit with his wife and 3 children. He enjoyssoccer, art collecting andsneaking in the occasional date night with his wife.
In partnership with PESI, our event offered CE credits for mental health professionals who attend. For those unable to make the trip to Arizona, the CE credits were attainable virtually via PESI's streaming platform during the live event.