Gabriella Sherman, MD, FACP, MBA named Vice President, Clinical Innovation and Performance Improvement, Huntington Hospital
Gabriella Sherman, MD, FACP, MBA, has been appointed to the position of
vice president, clinical innovation and performance improvement, Huntington
Hospital, effective June 1, 2016. Dr. Sherman earned her medical degree
at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia
and her MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia,
focusing on strategy, operations, finance and management.
In her new role, Dr. Sherman will be utilizing her medical and business
background to explore and help develop new care models as the hospital
moves from fee for service to value-based reimbursement models. Her initial
focus will be on the first CMS-mandated value reimbursement program in
orthopedic bundled payments as well as serving as a key member of the
perioperative surgical home program.
"We are proud to have a physician of Dr. Sherman’s caliber
leading our team," said Paula Verrette, MD, senior vice president
of quality, physician services, Huntington Hospital. “Dr. Sherman
will work to ensure our hospital continues to enhance the patient experience
while implementing new ways to deliver exceptional, affordable care to
Dr. Sherman will be collaborating with Huntington Hospitalphysicians
to implement clinical innovations in care delivery, allowing physicians
to drive decisions, while ensuring practices are aligned with the hospital’s goals.
“I feel very proud to have spent the majority of my career at Huntington
Hospital and I’m excited to step into this new role,” said
Dr. Sherman. “The close relationship between physicians and our
hospital is fueled by collaboration and our goal is to plan the best care
to fit the needs of our patients and the community.”
Dr. Sherman did her internal medical residency at Huntington Hospital
and is presently the associate program director. She is a physician advisor
for the Anthem Vivity Clinical Integration Network and a physician champion
for ICD-10, designing and implementing web-based educational training
across ten different medical specialties to provide physicians with on-demand,
high-quality resources to improve documentation capture.