News

2019

  • July 10, 2019
    Medical Economics
    How to deliver effective and profitable chronic care management
    Dr. Lisa R. Bardack, Medical Director and Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at CareMount Medical, provides her insights on the success of CareMount Medical’s chronic care management (CCM) services and platform.
  • June 2019
    Population Health News
    Thought Leaders’ Corner: How Can Alternative Payment Models Help to Improve Population Health?
    Kevin J. Conroy, CareMount Health Solutions Chief Financial Officer & Chief Population Health Officer, provides an overview of CareMount Medical’s population health strategy as well as key initiatives healthcare organizations should focus on when moving towards a value-based care model.
  • May 2019
    AMGA Group Practice Journal
    Play Like a Champion
    Christopher J. Sclafani, CareMount Health Solutions Chief Operating Officer and Chair of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Board of Directors, was a featured presenter at the 2019 AMGA Annual Conference, held in National Harbor, MD. During his presentation, Mr. Sclafani focused on three key issues: the need to develop a healthcare system that is “consumer-centric;” ways in which to effectively utilize technology; and building value-based reimbursement models.
  • April 18, 2019
    Skilled Nursing News
    CareMount ACO Says Skilled Nursing Should Have ‘Skin in the Game’
    Alicia Beardsley, CareMount Health Solutions Senior Director of Population Health Initiatives, Matthew Kamen, CareMount Health Solutions Director of Strategic Analytics and Development, and Dr. Richard Morel, CareMount Health Solutions Deputy Chief Medical Officer, explain CareMount Medical’s experience with moving to the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model, and partnering with Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF).
  • April 2019
    TechTarget
    CareMount establishes post-acute care network for better communication
    Nicholas J. Korchinski, CareMount Health Solutions Chief Information Officer, and Dr. Richard Morel, CareMount Health Solutions Deputy Chief Medical Officer, describe how the establishment of a post-acute care network leads to reduced costs, improved quality of care, and better communication.
  • March 2019
    Managed Healthcare Executive
    Innovation Transforms Healthcare
    Dr. Scott D. Hayworth, Chairman of the Board and CEO of CareMount Health Solutions, shares his insights on executive level decision-making and innovative approaches to healthcare management. 
  • February 2019
    914INC. Magazine
    New Trends in Healthcare
    Dr. Richard Morel, CareMount Health Solutions Deputy Chief Medical Officer, describes CareMount Medical’s approach to population health management.
  • January 3, 2019
    Healthcare IT News
    CareMount reduces total cost to collect by 25% on its way to value-based care
    Kevin J. Conroy, CareMount Health Solutions Chief Financial Officer & Chief Population Health Officer, describes CareMount Medical’s partnership with a health IT and services vendor to transition from fee-for-service to fee-for-value.

2018

  • October 19, 2018
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    6 recent vendor contracts, go-lives
    Mount Kisco, N.Y. based CareMount Medical rolled out a patient self-scheduling platform from MyHealthDirect.
  • October 12, 2018
    Westfair Online
    Manhattan medical group joins CareMount Medical
    Murray Hill Medical Group, based in midtown Manhattan, will be joining Chappaqua-based CareMount Medical on January 1st.
  • October 9, 2018
    Business Insurance
    Medical devices open Pandora’s box of cyber risks
    Dr. Lewis Kohl, Chief Medical Information Officer and Senior Medical Director at CareMount Medical, discusses the cyber risks of medical devices at the American Society for Health Care Risk Management’s annual conference in Nashville.
  • September 4, 2018
    Becker’s ASC Review
    11 ASCs achieving accreditation — August 2018
    Ten of Chappaqua, N.Y.-based CareMount Medical’s facilities in the Hudson Valley gained reaccreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.
  • July 23, 2018
    Crain’s New York Business
    CareMount enters risk-based contracts with Aetna, Empire
    CareMount Medical reaches contracts with Aetna and Empire BlueCross BlueShield to take on financial risk for its Medicare Advantage patients starting next year.
  • July 20, 2018
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    560-member New York medical group expands risk-based contracts with Aetna, Anthem, WellCare
    CareMount Medical Group, a 560-physician group in Chappaqua, N.Y., inked risk-based agreements with three Medicare Advantage health insurers: Aetna, Anthem and WellCare.
  • July 15, 2018
    Westchester County Business Journal
    Suite Talk: Scott Hayworth, president and CEO of CareMount Medical
    Dr. Scott Hayworth, President and CEO of CareMount Medical, discusses his extensive career in the medical field, challenges and obstacles he’s faced, and the continued expansion and transformation of CareMount Medical.
  • May 2018
    914INC. Magazine
    CareMount Medical joins Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model
    CareMount Medical joins the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model under its managed care subsidiary, CareMount ACO.
  • April 26, 2018
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    560-member New York medical group joins Next Generation ACO
    Chappaqua, N.Y.-based CareMount Medical joins CMS’ Next Generation ACO model under its managed care subsidiary, CareMount ACO. CareMount ACO will focus on risk-based contracts for Medicare Advantage and other government programs.
  • April 2018
    914INC. Magazine
    NCQA Recognizes CareMount Medical For Outstanding Care
    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) once again awarded CareMount Medical as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). PCMH is a system of care that utilizes patient-centered processes to focus on care and long-term relationship building. CareMount Medical earned a Level 3 PCMH Recognition due to its commitment to the patient’s experience.
  • January 24, 2018
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    17 ACOs join CMS’ Next Generation Model
    There are 58 ACOs in CMS’ Next Generation model for 2018, including 17 new participants such as CareMount.

2019

 

  • July 18, 2019
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    105 physician leaders to know
    Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, President and CEO of CareMount Medical, has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of their “physician leaders to know.” Individuals featured on this list have demonstrated outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout their careers while earning top spots on community boards and national organizations.
  • May 7, 2019
    Managed Healthcare Executive
    Top 10 Up-And-Coming Industry Leaders in Healthcare 2019
    Peter J. Kelly, MBA, Executive Director of CareMount ACO, LLC and Senior Director of Development was selected as one of Managed Healthcare Executive’s Top 10 Up-And-Coming Industry Leaders in Healthcare. This prestigious listing recognizes those who have worked 15 years or fewer in the pharmacy, health plans, health systems or technology industries. Nominees are judged on their leadership, measurable impacts, innovative thinking and career advancement.
  • March 20, 2019
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    32 chief population health officers to know
    Kevin J. Conroy, MS, Chief Population Health Officer and CFO of CareMount Medical, has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a “chief population health officer to know.” Healthcare leaders featured on this list have led initiatives for their organizations focused on improving the health and wellness in their communities. Many of their efforts have served as models for other organizations nationwide, effectively working with at-risk populations to reduce preventable disease, manage chronic illness and overcome negative social determinants of healthcare.
  • February 4, 2019
    Westfair Communications
    C-Suite Awards
    Nicholas J. Korchinski, MPA, CareMount Medical Chief Information Officer, and Christopher J. Sclafani, PE, MBA, CareMount Medical Chief Operating Officer, were named recipients of Westfair Communications’ 2019 C-Suite Awards. The awards honor C-Suite executives at innovative companies who work closely with CEOs and presidents to fulfill their company’s mission and vision while showing leadership, commitment and community involvement.

 

2018

  • November 2018
    914INC. Magazine
    Women In Business
    Doris R. Varlese, Esq., General Counsel at CareMount Medical, has been named one of 914INC. Magazine’s 2018 Women in Business.
  • November 1, 2018
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    112 physician leaders of hospitals and health systems
    Dr. Scott D. Hayworth, President and CEO of CareMount Medical, has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of their “112 hospital and health system physician leaders to know.” Individuals featured on this list have committed their careers to advancing healthcare access and delivery both as clinicians and strategic leaders. Many have held top spots at multiple organizations over the years and continue to serve their communities on the boards of local and national healthcare organizations. 
  • September 13, 2018
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    144 ACOs to know
    CareMount ACO in Chappaqua, N.Y. has been recognized as one of 144 ACOs to know by Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s developed this list to highlight ACOs across the country and examine the opportunities for improving quality care and care coordination.
  • September 13, 2018
    City & State New York
    Westchester Power 50
    Dr. Scott D. Hayworth, President and CEO of CareMount Medical, has been named to the inaugural City & State NY Westchester Power 50 List. Dr. Hayworth is ranked 19 on the list of Westchester County’s most powerful and influential leaders. Those named to the list were chosen based on their accomplishments, economic clout, and philanthropic and community involvement.
  • August 7, 2018
    Crain’s New York Business
    Notable Women in Health Care
    Alicia Beardsley, RPA-C, Senior Director of Population Health Initiatives, and Donna Montalto, MPP, Chief of Staff and Senior Director of Special Projects, have been named to Crain’s New York Business’s 2018 Notable Women in Health Care listing. The inaugural listing honors executives, researchers and clinicians who have had a profound impact through work in their careers and in their communities. Honorees are selected based on a combination of professional achievements, community service, track record of mentoring others, and promotion of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • July 26, 2018
    Becker’s Hospital Review
    Rising stars: 90 healthcare leaders under 40
    Peter Kelly, MBA, Senior Director of Value Based Programs and Executive Director of CareMount ACO, LLC, has been recognized as one of 90 healthcare leaders under 40 years old as rising stars in the industry. Individuals on this list have achieved executive positions at hospitals and health systems across the country, founded health IT companies and reached prominence within their organizations.

2019

  • November 4-6, 2019
    23rd Annual HCIC (Healthcare Internet Conference)
    “Achieving Enhanced Patient Access with 24/7 Connectivity”
    Nicholas J. Korchinski, MPA, Chief Information Officer
  • October 24-26, 2019
    Becker’s ASC 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs
    “The Lone Ranger”–The Last Very Large Physician Owned Independent Medical Group in America”
    Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
    Kevin J. Conroy, MS, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Population Health Officer
  • October 23-24, 2019
    6th Annual Cain Brothers Healthcare Conference
    Kevin J. Conroy, MS, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Population Health Officer
  • October 9-11, 2019
    AAHAM Annual National Institute
    “All In: Transforming Your Organization in Anticipation of Risk-Based Care”
    Kevin J. Conroy, MS, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Population Health Officer
  • September 26-28, 2019
    AMGA 2019 Institute for Quality Leadership (IQL19): Embracing Disruption
    “All In: Transforming Your Organization in Anticipation of Risk-Based Care”
    Kevin J. Conroy, MS, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Population Health Officer
    Richard P. Morel, MD, MMM, FACP, Deputy Chief Medical Officer
  • September 25-27, 2019
    HealthLeaders CEO Exchange
    Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
  • June 14, 2019
    Becker’s 17th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference
    “Are Mega Physician Groups the Future of Medicine and Will They Keep Thriving?”
    Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
  • June 13, 2019
    Becker’s 17th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference
    “The Future of Innovation and Value in Surgery and Procedures”
    Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
  • March 29, 2019
    AMGA Annual Conference 
    “Play Like a Champion”
    Chris Sclafani, PE, MBA, Chief Operating Officer
  • March 27, 2019
    AMGA Annual Conference
    “Marketing of CareMount 24/7 online accessibility platform” at AMGA Marketing and PR Council meeting
    Donna Montalto, MPP, Chief of Staff and Senior Director of Special Projects
  • February 13, 2019
    HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition
    “Case: Building a Quality-Driven Narrow SNF Network”
    Peter Kelly, MBA, Executive Director of CareMount ACO, LLC and Senior Director of Value-Based Programs
    Richard P. Morel, MD, MMM, FACP, Deputy Chief Medical Officer

2019

  • July 12, 2019
    CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, Appoints Susan Monaco to Chief Revenue Officer
    CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, the management services organization for CareMount Medical, appoints Susan Monaco to Chief Revenue Officer of CareMount Health Solutions, LLC. As Chief Revenue Officer, she is responsible for revenue budgeting and forecasting, practice support and operational efficiency in all aspects of the revenue cycle. Ms. Monaco has worked for CareMount Medical for more than 20 years, serving most recently as its Senior Director of Business Services, and prior to that, as Director of Billing and Accounts Receivable.
  • June 6, 2019
    CareMount Medical’s Marketing Department Receives 2019 Bulldog PR Award
    CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce it has been named a Silver Level winner by Bulldog Reporter for its 2018 New Doctors campaign. CareMount Medical received this award in the “Best Content Marketing Campaign” category. The annual Bulldog PR Awards program recognizes outstanding communications and PR campaigns within a 12 month period. Submissions are scored by a panel of industry journalists based on a total of 40 possible points, judging the campaign’s goals/objectives, strategy, execution, results, and innovation/creativity.
  • May 13, 2019
    CareMount Medical Executive Named One of Managed Healthcare Executive’s Top 10 Up-And-Coming Industry Leaders in Healthcare
    CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that Peter J. Kelly, MBA, Executive Director of CareMount ACO, LLC and Senior Director of Development was selected as one of Managed Healthcare Executive’s Top 10 Up-And-Coming Industry Leaders in Healthcare. This prestigious listing recognizes those who have worked 15 years or fewer in the pharmacy, health plans, health systems or technology industries. Nominees are judged on their leadership, measurable impacts, innovative thinking and career advancement.
  • March 28, 2019
    CareMount Medical’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Receives Perfect Score on CMS Initial Readiness Review
    CareMount Medical P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce its Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (Next Generation ACO), CareMount Health Solutions ACO, LLC, received a perfect score on its Initial Readiness Review (IRR). The Initial Readiness Review, conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is conducted for all ACOs entering the Next Generation ACO Model. CareMount Health Solutions ACO, LLC received a score of 61 out of 61 points, the highest score an ACO can obtain on the review.
  • January 22, 2019
    CareMount Medical Chief Operating Officer Appointed as Chair of AMGA Board of Directors
    CareMount Medical, the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Christopher J. Sclafani, PE, MBA, CareMount Medical’s Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed Chair of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Board of Directors. In this capacity, Mr. Sclafani will help to oversee and guide AMGA as it actively works to transform the delivery of health care in America. Mr. Sclafani is serving a one-year term as Chair which began January 1, 2019. Prior to his appointment as Chair, Mr. Sclafani has been actively involved with AMGA for more than 15 years and serving on its Board of Directors for the last six.
  • January 2, 2019
    CareMount Medical, P.C. Establishes New York City Location
    CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announced effective January 1, 2019, the physicians and employees of the Murray Hill Medical Group (MHMG) have joined CareMount Medical, establishing CareMount Medical’s office presence in Manhattan. Located at 317 East 34th Street and 347 East 37th Street, New York, NY, CareMount Medical’s new offices in Murray Hill will offer 14 different medical specialties.

2018

  • August 22, 2018
    CareMount Medical Receives AAAASF Reaccreditation for Patient Safety for Ten of its Facilities throughout the Hudson Valley
    CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, has demonstrated its continued commitment to patient safety by gaining reaccreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) for 10 of its facilities throughout the Hudson Valley.
  • August 7, 2018
    CareMount Medical Senior Directors Named to Crain’s New York Business, Custom Division’s Notable Women in Health Care List
    CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Alicia Beardsley, RPA-C, Senior Director of Population Health Initiatives, and Donna Montalto, MPP, Chief of Staff and Senior Director of Special Projects, have been named to Crain’s New York Business’s 2018 Notable Women in Health Care listing. The inaugural listing honors executives, researchers and clinicians who have had a profound impact through work in their careers and in their communities. Honorees are selected based on a combination of professional achievements, community service, track record of mentoring others, and promotion of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • July 18, 2018
    CareMount Expands Into Advanced Risk-Based Contracts with Three Medicare Advantage Plans
    CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, has expanded into risk-based partnerships with three leading Medicare Advantage payers, including Aetna, Anthem, and WellCare.
  • April 24, 2018
    CareMount Medical Joins Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model
    CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, has joined the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’s (CMS) Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model under its managed care subsidiary, CareMount ACO. The ACO will focus on risk-based contracts for Government Programs, including Medicare Advantage. Next Generation ACOs are comprised of groups of doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers who come together voluntarily to deliver coordinated, high-quality care to improve the patient’s experience and health while lowering overall healthcare costs. CareMount Medical participated as a Medicare Shared Savings Program Track 1 ACO since 2012 before advancing to the Next Generation ACO Model in 2018.
  • February 22, 2018
    CareMount Medical Receives National Recognition Again For Outstanding Patient-Centered Care
    CareMount Medical, the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, has been recognized again by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). PCMH is a system of care that uses evidence-based, patient-centered processes, focusing on highly coordinated care and long-term relationship building. CareMount Medical earned a Level 3 PCMH Recognition due to its commitment to the patient’s experience.