Gabriella Sherman, MD, FACP, MBA named Vice President, Clinical Innovation and Performance Improvement, Huntington Hospital

June 16, 2016

MBA vice presidentGabriella 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 our community.”

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.


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