Two Experts Recruited to Lead Growth of NYU Langone’s Clinically Integrated Network

Gary Kalkut, MD, MPH, and Donald E. Casey, Jr., MD, MPH, MBA, Join NYU Langone

August 3, 2012 - 2:24pm

NYU Langone Medical Center is pleased to announce the recruitment of two new leaders to support the medical center’s growing clinically integrated network. Both will be focused on care management to ensure high-quality, seamless, and efficient care continues to be delivered at NYU Langone.

Effective July 9, 2012, Gary Kalkut, MD, MPH, was appointed senior vice president of network integration and associate chief clinical officer, at NYU Langone. In his new role, Dr. Kalkut will provide clinical leadership for the ambulatory care network’s development, recruitment, and clinical integration. Additionally, he will focus on efforts related to practice volume and growth, quality, productivity, space management, patient satisfaction, and care management. 
 
Also joining NYU Langone is Donald E. Casey, Jr., MD, MPH, MBA appointed vice president of network integration and medical director of NYU Langone’s clinically integrated network.  Effective August 13, 2012, Dr. Casey will work closely with NYU Langone clinicians, senior management, finance and managed care to ensure quality, effective, efficient and compliant healthcare continues to be delivered. 
 
“Drs. Kalkut and Casey are joining us at an especially important time as we strengthen key initiatives related to ambulatory care growth and cost containment,” Andrew Brotman, MD, senior vice president, vice dean for clinical affairs and strategy, and chief clinical officer at NYU Langone Medical Center. “The expertise they bring to the Medical Center will help us to more effectively bring our high standard of care to where our patients live and work.”
 
Drs. Kalkut and Casey will be leaders in developing the new Center for Healthcare Innovations and Health Outcomes (HIHO) in the Department of Population Health, working closely with Marc Gourevitch, MD, chair of the Department of Population Health. This new collaborative multi-disciplinary center will build on the medical center’s successful track record in advancing innovation in healthcare delivery and reimbursement models to reduce cost and improve outcomes in complex healthcare environments.  
 
 
An infectious disease specialist with a strong public health background, Dr. Kalkut was senior vice president and chief medical officer at Montefiore Medical Center and an attending physician in the infectious disease division for over 20 years. He was also the chief medical officer of the Bronx Accountable Healthcare Network, Montefiore’s Pioneer ACO. Dr. Kalkut received his medical degree (MD) from Boston University.
 
Dr. Casey was chief medical officer and vice president, quality at Atlantic Health in Morristown, NJ, since 2005, as well as an associate professor of medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In his role at Atlantic Health, he led all initiatives for quality and patient safety, promoted physician leadership development, founded the Atlantic Center for Research which acquired the system's first National Institutes of Health research grants, and integrated quality improvement and research into graduate medical educational training.

 
Dr. Casey is a nationally recognized expert in healthcare quality measurement and improvement and was a practicing internist for 20 years. He has co-authored more than 75 peer reviewed clinical practice guidelines and other scientific articles for journals and book chapters, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and American Journal of Medical Quality. He received his MD from University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.
 
NYU Langone’s ambulatory care services are available throughout Manhattan and in the outer boroughs, Long Island, New Jersey, Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. When more complex care is needed, the Medical Center bridges the gap between the community-based patients and the hospital to provide a seamless healthcare experience. To find an NYU Langone doctor in New York, call 888.769.8633 or visit www.NYULMC.org/findadoc.
 
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