AgeWell New York Names New Executive Director, Other Key Promotions

Patricia Connelly, RN

Chairman of the Board of Managers for AgeWell New York, Michael N. Rosenblut, was delighted to officially name Patricia Connelly, RN, AgeWell New York’s new executive director.

Connelly, a registered nurse for more than 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,” said Rosenblut. “We are thrilled to have her expertise guide us in the company’s future growth.”

Other notable key employee promotions include Joyce Little, RN, named associate executive director, and Justin Walter as assistant executive director. Little and Walter have also been here since the plan’s inception and have been influential in leading AgeWell New York’s evolution in the healthcare industry.

Little plays an integral role in leading the care management team to provide a coordinated plan of care across multiple care settings to ensure members have full access to seamless, high quality health care, and to make the health delivery system as efficient as possible. Walter is responsible for leading daily operations and technology services to bring aggressive practice strategies to optimize health care coverage.

Under Connelly, Little and Walter’s leadership and strategic insights, the plan has achieved overall 4 star and 5 star ratings for Care Management reflected in the 2018 MLTC Consumer’s Guide.

Congratulations to these executives in their new roles. AgeWell looks forward to their visionary expertise, compassion and dedication to deliver pioneering healthcare.

—Submitted by AgeWell New York

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