Director of Quality Improvement and Clinical Transformation, Southern New England Practice Transformation Network
Jay currently serves as the Director of Quality Improvement and Clinical Transformation of the Southern New England Practice Transformation Network, a CMS-funded cooperative agreement awarded to the University of Massachusetts Medical School. In this role he oversees a team of Quality Improvement experts who work with clinicians across the country to improve health outcomes, increase access, and decrease costs. These efforts are designed to produce transformational change that benefit providers, patients, and other healthcare stakeholders as the system continues to evolve towards care that emphasizes outcomes instead of volume.
Prior to joining UMASS, Jay was honored to serve as the Assistant Dean, Healthcare Programs at SPS, where he graduated from the initial cohort of the Executive Masters in Healthcare Leadership (“EMHL”) program in 2015. His 28-year healthcare career has afforded him leadership positions in operations, development, strategic planning, finance, service line development and mergers/acquisitions work. Although based in Massachusetts, he has worked with clients across the United States and internationally (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi). He has served consulting and/or management roles across a diverse panel of medical specialties including Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Urgent Care, Women’s Health, Sleep Medicine, and Physician Practice Management.