Healthix Board of Directors

Board of Directors / Management Team

Healthix is regulated and sponsored by the New York State Department of Health. We are governed by a board of directors from the local New York community. Our team has deep knowledge of clinical care, hospital administration and technology to ensure the highest quality of service and patient care.

Executive Committee:

David I. Cohen, MD, MSc – Board Chair & Executive Committee Chair
EVP, Population Health & Academic Affairs
Maimonides Medical Center

Robert S. Chaloner – Vice Chair
Vice Chair/Chief Administrative Officer
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

Thomas Early – Treasurer
Executive Director
Nassau Queens Performing Provider System

David Schimel
Managing Director
New York Medical Staff Leadership Council

Israel Rocha, Jr.
Vice President, NYC Health + Hospitals
CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst
CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens

Additional Board Members:

Mitra Behroozi
Executive Director
1199SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds

Michael Bouton, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer
NYC Health + Hospitals

Paul N. Casale, MD, MPH, FACC
Executive Director
New York Quality Care ACO,
NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia
and Weill Cornell Medicine

Louise Cohen, MPH
President and CEO
Primary Care Development Corporation


Arthur Gianelli
President of St. Luke’s Hospital
Advisor to CEO for Medicaid Strategy
Mount Sinai Health System

Michael Guarino
Founder & Executive Director
IPA of Nassau/Suffolk Counties, Inc.

Alexander Izaguirre, PhD, MBA
Chief Data Officer
NYC Health + Hospitals

Charles King
President and CEO
Housing Works

Irene Koch
Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer
Hospital for Special Surgery

Joseph Lamantia
VP of Population Health Management
Northwell Health

David Leventhal
Senior Director, Clinical Innovation
Worldwide R&D

Larry McReynolds
SVP, Community Health
NYU Langone Health System

Patrick M. O’Shaughnessy, DO, MBA, MS-PopH, FACEP, CHCQM
Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs
and Chief Medical Officer
Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Fred S. Sganga
Executive Director
Long Island State Veterans Home

Anup Vidyarthy
Chief Technical Officer
Acuity Link