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
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
Cynthia Hatfield, DPM
Catalane Surgical Associates, PC
Plastic Surgical Associates of Pittsburgh, PC
McMahon Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, LLC
South Hills OBGYN Associates, Inc.
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 *
V. Hema Kumar, M.D.
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
Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates
Glaucoma-Cataract Consultants, Inc.
Butler Emergency Physicians Associates
Associates In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of SW PA, PC
Penn Primary & Specialty Care 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. *
Associates in Clinical Psychiatry, PC
Dr Fozia Chatta & Associates, PC
Coordinated Kidney Care Group Inc.
Conn Family Medicine, PC
Emergency Care Physicians of Washington LLC
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.
Antarctic Emergency Physicians LLC
Michelle A. Rathgeb, M.D. & Associates, P.C.
Benbrook Gastroenterology Associates, LLC *
Efren Leonida, MD, LLC
St. Clair Washington Physician Services *
The Health Center For Integrative Medicine
WHS Inpatient Services PLLC
JW Medical Rehabilitation, LLC
BHS HVHS Multispecialty Group Inc *
Waynesburg Inpatient Services, LLC
Angott Surgical Associates
Pittsburgh Chest Physicians PC
St Clair Anesthesiology Associates Inc.
Walworth Medical Associates
BHS Dermatology Associates LLC *
Regional Cardiac Arrhythmia, Inc
Esposito Medical Associates
Kevin Boehme MD and Associates PC
*ACO Participants in Joint Ventures between ACO Professionals and Hospitals
Chairman: Elliot Smith, M.D., ACO Participant, Butler Health System (7.7%)
Vice-Chairman: Barry S. Zaiser, ACO Participant, Sr. VP Strategic Development, St. Clair Hospital (7.7%)
Secretary: Brook Ward, ACO Participant, C.E.O., Washington Health System (7.7%)
Treasurer: Tim Loch, ACO Participant, Sr. VP, Excela Health System (7.7%)
Member: Ken Defurio, ACO Participant, C.E.O., Butler Health System (7.7%)
Member: Norman Beals, M.D., Butler Health System, ACO Participant (7.7%)
Member: David Richards, 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: Lauren O'Brien, M.D., ACO Participant, WHS Family Medicine (7.7%)
Member: Donald J. Machen, J.D., D.M.D., M.D., Medicare Beneficiary Representative (7.7%)
Tom Boggs, ACO Participant, Other (ACO Executive)
Executive Director: Tom Boggs
Medical Director: Robert Zimmerman, M.D.
Compliance Officer: Sheldon Bogos, MBA, PMP
Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Kristina Hahn, RN, MSN
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: John Grese
Care Model Committee: Chair: John Six, M.D.
Delivery Network Committee: Chair: Daniel Holt, M.D.
Information Technology Committee: , Chair: Keith Wolfe, D.O.
Finance Committee: Chair: Howard Goldberg, M.D.
Consumer Experience Committee: Chair: Kristina Hahn, RN, MSN
Type of ACO Participants or combinations of participants that formed the ACO:
- ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
- Hospital employing ACO professionals
- Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
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