Mission Statement
The purpose of the Clinical and Quality Affairs (CQA) Committee of BHNNY PPS is to facilitate and support the development of a high-performing integrated health care delivery system designed to improve access to timely, effective, efficient, quality and patient-centered system of care. Specifically, by year 2020, the CQA committee will support the transformation of the Medicaid health care delivery system across BHNNY PPS to:
  • Provide a community-based approach to care through the integration of services
  • Enhance patient experience and improve clinical outcomes
  • Reduce avoidable Emergency Department use and inpatient readmissions
  • Improve key population health measures
  • Reduce system-wide cost of care by transitioning to a Value-Based Payment system
Committee Chair
Ferdinand , Venditti   |   MD, Executive Vice President of System Care Delivery   |   Albany Medical Center Hospital
PMO Primary Contact
Foster, Tara   |   MS, RN, Clinical Director   |   Better Health for Northeast New York
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