Leadership and Board of Directors
The HealtheConnections leadership team boasts extensive experience in leadership, operations management, delivering business value, and the implementation of complex information systems and technologies. Together, they coordinate the many facets of HealtheConnections with strategy and collaboration that drives innovation and progress.
Current HealtheConnections Board of Directors
Ronald Fish, Ph.D. is the Clinical Director and Co-Owner of Psychological HealthCare, PLLC. Psychological HealthCare is a multidisciplinary group practice offering a wide range of therapies and counseling helping children, adults, and families achieve wellness and overcome problems. Fish has been a member of the HealtheConnections Board since 2014, and is the current co-Vice Chair.
Indu Gupta, M.D., MPH, MA, FACP is the Commissioner of Health for the Onondaga County Health Department. The mission of the Onondaga County Health Department is to protect and improve the health of all Onondaga County residents, and supports numerous programs and services designed to help achieve this mission. Gupta joined the HealtheConnections Board in January 2016.
Robert Hack (Ex-Officio) is President and CEO of HealtheConnections, Central New York’s regional health information organization (RHIO). During Hack’s tenure, HealtheConnections has expanded its mission and services to provide unbiased, neutral health information exchange (HIE) services, population health improvement services, clinical data analytics, and electronic health record adoption and meaningful use advisement services in the eleven counties of the Central New York region. Hack joined the Health Advancement Collaborative of Central New York to launch HealtheConnections in 2010.
Bridget-ann Hart, RPh is President and CEO of KPH Healthcare Services, Inc., formerly Kinney Drugs, Inc. KPH Healthcare Services is a national provider of pharmaceutical and health care services with complementary business in both the retail and commercial segments of the industry. Hart has been a member of the HealtheConnections Board since 2010.
David Johnson is a Partner and Healthcare Architect with King + King Architects. King + King is the oldest architectural firm in New York and the third oldest in the U.S., specializing in architectural planning and design for healthcare, higher education, K-12, and community organizations with a focus on sustainable design. Johnson has been involved with HealtheConnections since 2009, and is the current Secretary of the Board.
Paul Kronenberg, M.D. is Board Vice Chairman for Crouse Hospital. A recognized leader in providing best in patient care, promoting community health, and creating a dynamic work environment, Crouse Hospital serves the population of Central New York. Kronenberg is a longtime member of the HealtheConnections board, and is the current Chairperson.
Seth Kronenberg, M.D. is CMO of Crouse Hospital. A recognized leader in providing best in patient care, promoting community health, and creating a dynamic work environment, Crouse Hospital serves the population of Central New York. Kronenberg joined the HealtheConnections board in January 2016.
Jackie Leaf is the Executive Director of Seven Valleys Health Coalition, Inc. (SVHC). SVHC is a coalition of providers and interested individuals, who play an active role in promoting effective, efficient, and accessible health and human services to constituents in the service area. Leaf has served on the HealtheConnections Board since 2013.
Orrin MacMurray is Chairman Emeritus of C&S Companies. C&S Companies provides client-focused engineering, architecture, planning, environmental, and construction services. MacMurray is a longtime member of the HealtheConnections Board.
Joseph Maldonado, M.D. is President of Mohawk Glen Urgent Care PLLC, which provides immediate, non-life-threatening healthcare services to the Rome, NY area. Maldonado is also the President of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY). Maldonado has served on the HealtheConnections Board since 2013.
Zvia McCormick is the CEO of Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. (RCIL). The RCIL mission is to ensure a fully accessible, integrated society that enables full participation by people with disabilities. McCormick joined the HealtheConnections board in January 2016.
Mark Murphy is the Senior Vice President for System Development and Ambulatory Care Administration at St. Joseph’s Health. St. Joseph’s Health is a non-profit regional health care system that provides services to patients throughout Central New York through an expanding range of healthcare services. Murphy joined the HealtheConnections Board in January 2016.
David Page, M.D. is a family practitioner at FamilyCare Medical Group (FCMG), Accountable Care Coalition of Syracuse. FCMG is a multispecialty medical group dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care throughout Central New York. Page is a longtime member of the HealtheConnections Board, and is the current co-Vice Chair.
James Reed is the CNY Regional President and Senior VP of Marketing and Sales for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. Excellus BCBS finances and delivers health care services across upstate New York and long-term care insurance nationwide. Reed joined the HealtheConnections Board in January 2016.
Martin Stallone, M.D. is the Medical Director of Cayuga Area Physicians Alliance (CAP), a for-profit association of mixed medical staff physicians in Tompkins County. He is also Medical Director of the Cayuga Medical Center (CMC) Hospitalist Group. CMC is a not-for-profit, acute-care medical center that brings state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to the residents of Tompkins, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties. Stallone joined the HealtheConnections Board in January 2016 and is the current Treasurer of the Board and Chair of the Audit & Finance Committee.
Kimberly Townsend is President and CEO of Loretto Management Corporation. Loretto is a comprehensive continuing care organization, which provides a variety of healthcare services for adults of all ages throughout Central New York. Townsend joined the HealtheConnections Board in January 2016.
Robert Weisenthal, M.D. is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in Corneal Transplantation, LASIK and Cataract surgery with CNY Eye Care. In the past, he has served as the President of the Onondaga County Medical Society, Chief of Ophthalmology at Crouse Hospital and the Veterans Administration and is a founding member of Laserview of CNY and the Specialty Surgery Center. Weisenthal has served on the HealtheConnections Board since 2005.
Bruce Wood, Atty. is a partner at Cohen Compagni Beckman Appler & Knoll PLLC (CCBLaw). CCBLaw is a law firm with practice areas in healthcare law, professional license defense, business law, labor and employment law, commercial real estate, litigation, ERISA and employee benefits, and banking law. Wood has served on the HealtheConnections board since 2011.