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Emerging Professionals: Careers in Healthcare Leadership - Outside the Hospital Walls Virtual Panel

  • 03/16/2021
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (MDT)
  • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86531204728


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Join us for a virtual panel to explore a variety of healthcare leadership careers. Leaders in various areas of the field will discuss their experiences, what has been helpful in their careers, advice for emerging professionals, and audience questions. 


6:00 to 6:15pm MST: Opening Remarks 

Moderator - Breanna Wong, MBA-HA 

6:15 to 7:15pm MST: Panel Discussion

  • Independent Practice -  Troy Stockman, MHA-L, CMPE, Chief Operations Officer at South Denver Cardiology Associates, PC
  • Telehealth and Virtual Care - Carissa Gordon, JD, MHA, Director of Product, Virtual Clinic at Level2
  • Start ups - Carah Campini, MBA-HA, Director of Operations for a Stealth Company 
  • Hospital Fellowship to Private Practice Admin - Toni Oni, MHA - Director Of Operations at New York Gastroenterology Associates
7:15-7:45 MST: Q&A 

7:45-8pm MST: Closing remarks 

Meet our Panelists:

Carah CampiniMBA-HA is a startup junkie, hopelessly committed to achieving the Quintuple Aim. Five years in the labor movement at the start of her career exposed her to the impact that crushing healthcare costs and poor outcomes have on working Americans-- she has dedicated herself to transforming how healthcare is delivered and how much it costs ever since. She recently began as Director of Operations for a Stealth Company currently being launched by the New York-based venture studio, Redesign Health. This new venture will focus on senior care, an area of growing importance and opportunity as our population continues to age.  Carah most recently led Colorado market operations and growth at DispatchHealth, the leading provider of in-home medical care. Previously, she had a ton of fun in her work with Iora Health, launching their first Medicare market in her hometown of Phoenix, then developing new growth channels nationally. She achieved her MBA - Healthcare Administration program from The University of Colorado and is a graduate of The Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. Ask her about her dogs, traveling, progress learning to ski and current home improvement projects at your own discretion. Se habla español.     

Troy StockmanMHA-L, CMPE is the Chief Operating Officer for South Denver Cardiology Associates, PC located in Littleton, CO. Troy offers a variety of perspectives of various medical practice models throughout his 30+ year career. He started his healthcare career as a Radiography and Nuclear Medicine Technologist in the CHI Health Systems in Omaha, Nebraska. He progressed through hospital leadership positions within CHI Health, built Nebraska Spine Hospital and served as its CEO. Troy implemented a New Integrated Neuroscience Service Line in South Florida for a Corporate Employed Physician Model for Tenet Healthcare and served as CEO of an independent Orthopedic Surgery Group in Aurora, CO which he integrated into a Private Equity Owned Orthopedic Super Group called Orthopedic Centers of Colorado. Troy’s training included Radiology in the US Army, a Bachelor’s Degree in Radiation Science from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and his Masters in Healthcare Administration specializing in Leadership from Bellevue University. Troy now serves as COO for one of the largest Cardiology Medical Practices with a partnership to Centura Health in Denver, CO. Incidentally, Troy serves on many professional boards including the CMGMA as the Board’s Executive Secretary

Carissa Gordon, JD, MHA  is known for providing galvanizing leadership, big picture vision and comprehensive tactical plans capable of launching innovative healthcare programs.  She is a subject matter expert of Telehealth and Virtual Care solutions aimed at enriching access to quality care.  Currently, Carissa serves as the Director of Product for the Virtual Clinic at Level2, a healthcare start-up that is building the next generation of virtual care for individuals with chronic conditions by empowering patients to manage and achieve remission of their condition through an end-to-end virtual care offering. Prior to Level2, Carissa was relied upon to lead the team responsible for supporting Centura Health’s Virtual Care program across multiple states, 20+ hospitals and 100+ providers.  As Director of Telehealth and Virtual Care, she provided oversight of all system-wide Telehealth initiatives, including leading the system-wide Telehealth response to Covid-19.  Prior to Centura Health, Carissa was Director of Business Operations for Mercy Clinic Oklahoma Communities.  While in this role, she successfully managed approximately 450 total providers and personnel and led a robust multi-faceted Telehealth program.Carissa’s academic credentials include a Master’s Degree in Health Administration, as well as a Juris Doctor specializing in Health Law.  She is licensed by the Texas bar and is able to contribute reliable legal insight to help ensure organizations remain (or become) compliant with regulators, contractual obligations and grant/funding requirements.  An active contributor to a number of professional affiliations, Carissa is a member of the American Telemedicine Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, Center for Telehealth and eLaw, and Medical Group Management Association.

Toni Oni, MHA is the Director of Operations of New York Gastroenterology Associates. She oversees the practice operations and assists with strategy development. Previously, Toni served as the ambulatory practice manager for the Department of Vascular Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the same system where she completed her administrative fellowship. She has also worked at Massachusetts General Hospital, UCLA Health, and Cayuga Medical Center. Toni received her Master's in Health Administration from Columbia University and her Bachelor's degree from Cornell University. 

Moderator: Breanna Wong, MBA-HA, Is the Emerging Professionals Program Manager for CMGMA. She spends her days as the Principal Product Strategy Manager for Nuance’s Dragon Ambient experience, an emerging conversational AI product that completes clinical documentation for physicians. Passionate about education and empowering others, she serves as Adjunct Faculty for both University of Denver and MSU Denver and is completing an MS in Finance at CU Denver. She has performed HIPAA, reimbursement, and financial consulting, and run special projects and the affiliate IT program for a large healthcare system. She received her MBA - Healthcare Administration from The University of Colorado and triple majored at Cornell University. She enjoys playing volleyball, mountain biking, backpacking, and listening to audiobooks while driving or cleaning. 


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