Patricia Connelly, has been named Executive Director of AgeWell New York. Connelly, a registered nurse for over 25 years and veteran in the healthcare industry, has been with the health plan since its inception in 2012 and has been responsible for leading the successful growth of the Medicaid Managed Long Term Care Program (MLTC).
The MLTC plan helps those with chronic illness and disability needing health and long term care services and has a special focus on care management and supporting members’ access to benefits across the continuum of care.
“Patricia has been a key part of growing AgeWell New York’s membership and has always portrayed exemplary leadership qualities. We are thrilled to have her expertise guide us in the company’s future growth,” Chairman of the Board of Managers Michael N. Rosenblut said.
Other notable key employee promotions include Joyce Little, RN, of Belle Harbor, named Associate Executive Director and Justin Walter as Assistant Executive Director. Joyce and Justin have also been here since the plans inception and have been influential in leading AgeWell New York’s evolution in the healthcare industry.
Joyce plays an integral role in leading the Care Management team to provide a coordinated plan of care across multiple care settings to ensure member have full access to seamless, high quality health care, and to make the health delivery system as efficient as possible. Justin is responsible for leading daily operations and technology services to bring aggressive practice strategies to optimize health care coverage.
Under Patricia, Joyce and Justin’s leadership and strategic insights, the plan has achieved overall 4 stars and 5 stars rating for Care Management reflected in the 2018 MLTC Consumer’s Guide.