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Stephen Rosenthal

Chief Operating Officer, The Care Management Company (CMO), Montefiore Medical Center

Mr. Rosenthal has worked in the Montefiore system for over 20 years and was one of the Montefiore strategists who conceived of and organized CMO. He has served as its chief operating officer since its inception. He was also responsible for organizing Montefiore's 23 clinical academic departments into a successful facility practice plan and led the restructuring of the medical center into an integrated delivery system. Mr. Rosenthal has a Master's in Business Administration from Pace University and a Master's in Computer Science and a bachelor's degree in speech from Brooklyn College.

Areas of Expertise

  • Managed Care Programs
  • Care Coordination Services
  • Population Health

Selected Media Coverage

Montefiore, H&HN, Politico, Healthleaders

Henry Chung, MD

Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, The Care Management Company (CMO), Montefiore Medical Center

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Chung has a track record of leadership and achievement in medical management and re-engineering of ambulatory care processes and outcomes in both primary care and behavioral health settings. He has conducted research and published articles related to the integration of mental health treatment in primary care, particularly for racial and ethnic minorities. He has been widely recognized for this work as a winner of the Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health and Human Services, Models That Work competition in 2000, which selected the Bridge Program at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, where he served as Medical Director for model replication. As a principal investigator, he completed a groundbreaking Regional College Health Initiative for the Collaborative Care of Depression – “College Breakthrough Series” 2006-2008 funded by the Aetna Foundation and the New York Community Trust. Because of its success, he is now leading the award-winning National College Depression Partnership – Collaborative Action Network (NCDP-CAN) Project with support from the Charles Engelhard Foundation and the New York State Office of Mental Health. NCDP-CAN (involving 30 colleges and universities since inception www.ncdp.nyu.edu) was awarded the 2009 Innovations in Quality Improvement Award by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Since 2003, he has also been Co-Principal Investigator of the National Depression Leadership Initiative which is a joint initiative of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians. Since 2004, he has been a Founding Member of the Carter Center Task Force on the Integration of Mental Health and Primary Care.

Areas of Expertise

  • Managed Care Programs
  • Care Coordination Services
  • Primary Care and Behavioral Health

Selected Media Coverage

Psychiatric Times. Aging Care

Vanessa Pratomo, MD

Medical Director, Montefiore’s Care Management Organization

Dr. Pratomo is a practicing family medicine doctor and oversees many of the patient care activities delivered through Montefiore’s accountable care organization.

Areas of Expertise

  • Preventive medicine
  • Care management models
  • Population health
  • Care coordination activities

Selected Media Coverage

HFMA Magazine, HFMA Magazine, Managed Healthcare Executive

Vanessa Guzman

Associate Vice President of Quality Improvement, Network Management, Montefiore’s Care Management Organization

Ms. Guzman is an expert in patient and physician engagement strategies, clinical reporting, health IT and quality management techniques. Her role is to collaborate with Montefiore employees, as well as independent physicians at Montefiore’s 11 hospitals to implement data driven tools and the clinical infrastructures and community partnerships to promote wellness and improve patient health outcomes. She has also spearheaded new wraparound care structures with the private practice community to promote proactive preventive health, improve delivery and cost effectiveness of chronic care services and procedures. These initiatives help enable Montefiore evaluate what is working, and what needs to be rethought to better meet individual patient needs.

Areas of Expertise

  • New care management models and bundled payment strategies (e.g. Next Generation ACO, MACRA, etc).
  • Population health
  • Health IT

Selected Media Coverage

 

Modern Healthcare, Modern Healthcare

Urvashi Patel, Ph.D

Director of Evaluation and Outcomes Research, Montefiore’s Care Management Organization and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine & Epidemiology and Population Health., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Director of Evaluation and Outcomes Research, Montefiore’s Care Management Organization and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine & Epidemiology and Population Health., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Patel brings more than 13 years of professional experience focused on the development and evaluation of population health programs and services. She has been responsible for the evaluation of new healthcare delivery models such as the Patient Centered Medical Home, Accountable Care Organizations, Bundled Payment Models, and consumer engagement programs. Each of these roles have required the use of a broad set of methodological techniques to examine the effectiveness of interventions intended to improve the health status of patients along the continuum of care.

Areas of Expertise

  • Population health
  • Health IT

Selected Media Coverage

 Leadership Magazine