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Aware Recovery Care is a pioneer of in-home addiction treatment for substance use disorder. The company’s first-of-its-kind In-Home Addiction Treatment (IHAT) program, a 52-week, biopsychosocial curriculum delivered in the home and enhanced by technology, drives industry-best outcomes for the company’s payer partners and leads to lasting recovery for their members. Aware Recovery Care is headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut.

FUND: HEP III

STATUS: Private

Dr. Brian Holzer currently serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aware Recovery Care, a pioneer of In-Home Addiction Treatment Services (IHAT) that is changing the face and place of recovery from Substance Use Disorder (SUD).  Dr. Holzer joined Aware Recovery Care in April 2022 and is spearheading strategic planning and commercial expansion efforts as the company now operates in nine states and is poised for national expansion in partnership with established national and regional payers, and other stakeholders.

Dr. Holzer comes to Aware with over 20 years of diverse experience, including strategy, operations, marketing, and sales in large and small public and private healthcare companies. Most recently, Brian was President of Innovations at Kindred Healthcare in Louisville. In this role, Brian also founded and served as CEO of Lacuna Health which provides patient engagement solutions to physician groups, hospitals, and insurance providers.

Before Kindred, Dr. Holzer served as an executive with Pittsburgh-based insurance and healthcare company Highmark Health and its hospital system Allegheny Health Network. There, he led the formation of multiple home-based and post-acute care businesses including Home Health, Hospice, Home Infusion, and Home Medical Equipment. Brian has also held positions in healthcare consulting and various strategy, operations, and sales and marketing roles in the biotechnology industry.

Dr. Holzer graduated from Pennsylvania State University, earned a Medical Degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine, and an MBA, with a major in healthcare management, from the Wharton School of Business.

Brian Hoizer