We are an organization dedicated to the communities that we serve. At this time we are actively seeking individuals with passion and experience to assist us in the transformation of healthcare for the benefit of our patients. Bridges Health Partners is a clinically integrated network dedicated to supporting physician-led care teams across its' four partner health systems and their seven hospitals. If you are interested in bringing meaningful change to how healthcare is delivered in Western Pennsylvania, join us as we set the new standard. Using collaborative care models and advanced IT analytics, we seek to improve the lives of our patients across the continuum of healthcare. For employment consideration, email cover letter and resume to Careers@BridgesHealthPartners.org
Bridges Health Partners is a partnership among four independent non-profit health systems that began in 2015 in the Pittsburgh metropolitan market and surrounding communities. Consisting of Butler Health System, Excela Health System, St. Clair Hospital, and Washington Health System, each partner system, along with their independent and employed medical staff, are committed to transforming how healthcare services are delivered by implementing an integrated, regional network of care that supports all patient populations, no matter the payer.
The vision of Bridges Health Partners is to collaborate as health system peers to improve the health of our patients and our region through a physician-led organization focused on: Patient experience, efficiencies, quality, and outcomes improvement.
ACO Name and Location:
Bridges Health Partners
500 Commonwealth Drive, Suite 200
Warrendale, PA 15086
ACO Contact Name: Elliot L. Smith, M.D.
Primary Contact Phone Number: (724) 300-8080
Primary Contact Email Address: Elliot.SmithMD@BridgesHealthPartners.org
Family Medicine of Butler, PC
Washington Ear, Nose and Throat, LLC
Kathryn A Ryan, DO and Associates
Clarke and Company Pathology, Inc.
Washington Eye Center Inc
Mahadevappa Prasad, MD
Cynthia Hatfield, DPM
Catalane Surgical Associates, PC
Plastic Surgical Associates of Pittsburgh, PC
Mcmahon Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, LLC
South Hills Obstetrcal and
Wahl Family Practice, PC
Associates in Endocrinology, PC
Fiorina Family Practice, LLC
Anthony N. Ricci, MD, PC
Allegheny Endocrinology Associates
Butler Health Care Providers *
Latrobe Area Hospital, Inc
The Washington Hospital
Westmoreland Hospital Association
Centerville Clinics, Inc.
St. Clair Memorial Hospital
Internal Medicine and Geriatrics of Washington
Urologic Associates of Western Pennsylvania, LTD.
South Hills Optical
South Hills Radiology Associates
Pathology Associates of Washington, PA
Vujevich Dermatology Associates, PC
Three Rivers Cardiac Institute, Inc.
Sukhdev S. Grover, MD Associates
The Center for Urologic Care, PC
Straka & McQuone Inc.
Psychiatric Care Systems, PC
Perri Surgical Associates PC
Pittsburgh Gastroenterology Associates
Cornerstone Care Inc.
General & Vascular Surgery Assoc., Inc.
Primary Care Associates of Butler, PC *
Surgical Associates of Sewickley
George Schein, MD, PC
South Hills Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, PC
Southwest Gastroenterology Associates, Inc
Jack Mannheimer, MD, PC
Ear Nose & Throat Associates of Butler, LTD.
South Hills ENT Association
David A Horvath, MD, PC
Pittsburgh Infectious Diseases, Ltd.
Thippeswamy T. Channapati, MD, PC
Canonsburg Podiatry Associates
Greater Washington Radiologists, Inc.
Butler Medical Providers *
Keystone Anesthesia Consultants, LTD
Mahadevappa Prasad, MD
Glaucoma-Cataract Consultants, Inc.
Butler Emergency Physicians Associates
Associates In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of SW PA, PC
St Clair Professional Services Inc *
Shabbir Lakdawala MD, PC
Pittsburgh Endocrine Diabetes Associates PC
Family Foot Care Associates
Excela Health Physician Practices, Inc *
Intercare Health Systems, Ltd, DBA Intercare Psychiatric Services
Claysville Family Practice Inc
Stress Management Center of America
Washington Physician Services *
US Heart and Vascular
E Ronald Salvitti MD, Inc
Advanced Women's Care of Pittsburgh, PC
Miguel A Marrero MD, PC
Allergy & Clinical Immunology Associates, PC
Beerel Medical LLC
Butler Anesthesia Associates, PC
Crossroads Eye Care Associates, Ltd
St Clair Medical Services Inc. *
Jeffrey B Banyas MD, LLC
Associates in Clinical Psychiatry, PC
Dr Fozia Chatta & Associates, PC
Conn Family Medicine, PC
Advanced Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation, LLC
Butler Imaging and Interventional Associates LLC *
BHS - Nallathambi Medical Associates PLLC *
BHS Faster Care PLLC *
Kumar Patel, MD, LLC
Tricounty Urology Associates, Inc.
Benbrook Gastroenterology Associates, LLC *
Efren Leonida, MD, LLC
St. Clair Washington Physician Services *
The Health Center For Integrative Medicine
BHS HVHS Multispecialty Group Inc *
Angott Surgical Associates
Pittsburgh Chest Physicians PC
St Clair Anesthesiology Associates Inc.
Walworth Medical Associates
BHS Dermatology Associates LLC *
Regional Cardiac Arrhythmia, Inc
*ACO Participants in Joint Ventures between ACO Professionals and Hospital
Chairman: A. Thomas McGill, M.D., ACO Participant, Butler Health System (7.7%)
Vice-Chairman: Barry S. Zaiser, Sr. VP Strategic Development, St. Clair Hospital (7.7%)
Secretary: Gary B. Weinstein, C.E.O., Washington Health System (7.7%)
Treasurer: Tim Loch, Sr. VP, Excela Health System (7.7%)
Member: Ken Defurio, C.E.O., Butler Health System (7.7%)
Member: John Reefer, M.D., C.O.O., Butler Health System, ACO Participant (7.7%)
Member: Robert Zimmerman, M.D., ACO Participant, Excela Medical Group (7.7%)
Member: Matthew D'Onofrio, M.D., ACO Participant, Walworth Medical Associates (7.7%)
Member: Mario Fatigati, M.D., ACO Participant, Fatigati/Nalin Associates (7.7%)
Member: James Marcucci, M.D., ACO Participant, US Heart and Vascular (7.7%)
Member: John Six, M.D., ACO Participant, Claysville Family Practice (7.7%)
Member: Matthew StantsPainter, D.O., ACO Participant, WHS Family Medicine (7.7%)
Member: Donald J. Machen, J.D., D.M.D., M.D., Medicare Beneficiary Representative (7.7%)
Executive Director: Elliot L. Smith, M.D.
Medical Director: Robert Zimmerman, M.D.
Compliance Officer: Lauran Gregory
Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Jarrett Bender, D.O.
Chief Medical Information Officer: Robert Zimmerman, M.D.
Director of Care Management: Kristina Hahn, RN, MSN
Director of Information Technology: Sheldon Bogos, MBA, PMP
Finance Director: George Sandora
Marketing Contact: Richard Lusk
Care Model Committee: Chair: John Six, M.D., Vice-Chair: David Lazarus, M.D.
Delivery Network Committee: Chair: Shaka Walker, M.D., Vice-Chair: Chuck Rakaczky
Information Technology Committe: , Chair: Keith Wolfe, D.O., Vice-Chair: Michael Keyes
Finance Committee: Chair: Howard Golderg, M.D., Vice-Chair: Richard Chesnos
Consumer Experience Committee: Chair: Elliot L. Smith, M.D., Kristina Hahn, RN, MSN
-Type of ACO Participants or combinations of participants that formed the ACO:
Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals.
SHARED SAVINGS & LOSSES
- Amount of Shared Savings/Losses. Agreement period beginning 2018
Performance Year 2018 - NA
Shared Savings Distribution Agreement period beginning 2018:
QUALITY PERFORMANCE RESULTS:
Our ACO did not participate in the Shared Savings Program in the previous performance year, therefore this section is not applicable at this time.
PAYMENT RULE WAIVERS
Yes, our ACO does use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver