(PRWEB) March 03, 2015
Dr. Michael Nochomovitz has been appointed senior vice president and chief clinical integration and network development officer for the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System. In this newly established role, Dr. Nochomovitz is responsible for the development of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System physician enterprise, its integration within NewYork-Presbyterian and collaboration with Columbia Doctors and Weill Cornell Physicians.
Dr. Nochomovitz brings 17 years of physician management experience to NewYork-Presbyterian. Most recently, he served as president of the University Hospitals Physician Services, the umbrella organization for the physician enterprise at the University Hospital System in Cleveland. He developed, implemented and managed the regional multispecialty physician network and associated management services organization, which includes 1,700 providers across all specialties in the academic and community settings, located throughout northeast Ohio.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Nochomovitz to the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, CEO, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. “As a nationally recognized expert in system development, he knows how to foster effective collaborations between providers in innovative ways, which is key to our success in developing a comprehensive integrated delivery system.”
“Dr. Nochomovitz is a critical addition to the Healthcare System’s leadership team,” said Dr. Laura Forese, president of NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System. “He understands the importance of bringing physicians together from all specialties and constituencies to provide comprehensive, specialized care for large patient populations — a fundamental aspect of the System’s continued evolution.”
Twice recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the most influential physician executives in the U.S., he has served on the board of directors of the Medical Group Management Association and the board of governors of the American College of Chest Physicians. He has testified in the U.S. Senate’s Health Education Labor and Pensions committee hearings on health care reform, and participated in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid committees, which resulted in new payment methodologies for Medicare.
Board certified in both internal medicine and pulmonary medicine, Dr. Nochomovitz earned his medical degree at the University of Cape Town School of Medicine in South Africa. He completed an internal medicine residency and pulmonary fellowship at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
“In the age of the Affordable Care Act, it is absolutely critical that we build effective systems that provide comprehensive care to patients across our region and beyond,” said Dr. Nochomovitz. “NewYork-Presbyterian is internationally recognized for its ability to provide outstanding, state-of-the-art care. As we build new partnerships with hospitals and physicians, more patients will have access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s renowned treatments and patient-centered programs delivered in both hospital-based and physician office settings.”
NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System
The NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System is a system of hospitals, physician practices and ambulatory care sites in New York City and its surrounding boroughs and counties. Together, its members serve approximately one in five inpatients in the New York metropolitan area. The System is dedicated to increasing access to care; promoting quality and patient safety through the emulation of best practices; and building clinical partnerships through program development and advocacy. Acute-care System members are also academic affiliates of one of two Ivy League medical schools: Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. The System has pioneered the use of quality and patient safety data through its COQPIT dashboard tool to provide opportunities for demonstrable improvements in patient care. For additional information, visit http://www.nypsystem.org.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive hospitals and a leading provider of inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine. With some 2,600 beds and more than 6,500 affiliated physicians and 20,000 employees, NewYork-Presbyterian had more than 2 million visits in 2013, including close to 15,000 infant deliveries and more than 310,000 emergency department visits. NewYork-Presbyterian comprises six campuses: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. The hospital is also closely affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area, according to U.S. News & World Report, and consistently named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation. Affiliated with two world-renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. For more information, visit http://www.nyp.org.