Category Archives: Press Releases

PAGNY’s New Chief Affiliation Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Jul 26 2016

Liliana Rodríguez has been named PAGNY’s Chief Affiliation Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan. As CAO, Liliana will oversee human resources, finance, compliance payroll and the Physician Faculty Practice plan at Metropolitan. Liliana previously served as Associate Director of Affiliation Contracts for NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, where she managed more than $200 million in contracts […]


Dr. Vardanian Named Chair of Ambulatory Care Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island

Jun 29 2016

Dr. Lana Vardanian has been named Chair of the new Ambulatory Care Department at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. The appointment reflects the increasing importance of providing for the needs of patients in a more coordinated and comprehensive manner in the outpatient setting. “Ambulatory medicine’s strength is not only managing acute medical problems, but giving […]


NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi Verified as Level 1 Trauma Center

Jun 29 2016

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi has been verified as a Level 1 Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma. This distinguished achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. “This is important because it means that Jacobi meets the highest level of care,” said Dr. Sheldon Teperman, […]


PAGNY’s New Chief Affiliation Officer for NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx

Jun 29 2016

PAGNY is pleased to announce that Sandra Maldonado has been appointed PAGNY’s Chief Affiliation Officer for NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx. In that position, Ms. Maldonado will serve as PAGNY’s site leader at those two hospitals and oversee finance, human resources, payroll and compliance operations and the Physician Faculty […]



Jacobi Research on HIV Testing of Psychiatric Patients Published in Prestigious Journal

May 26 2016

A PAGNY research team had the distinction of publishing its findings about the benefits of HIV testing of psychiatric inpatients in a prestigious medical journal, “Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research.” Dr. Maryann J. Popiel, Chair of Behavioral Healthcare Services at the North Bronx Healthcare Network (NBHN), who led the research team, says the study […]


Dr. Homer Venters Overseeing Clinical Care for Correctional Health Services

May 26 2016

The reorganization of Correctional Health Services was designed to improve care for inmates and provide greater security for healthcare professionals, according to Dr. Homer Venters, the new Chief Medical Officer of Correctional Health Services for NYC Health + Hospitals. “We want to leverage the resources of Health + Hospitals and its partners for our patients and […]


New Human Resources Team Joins PAGNY’s Correctional Health Services

May 26 2016

PAGNY welcomes Martha Vormittag, Director of Human Resources and Administration, and her team to handle human resources for PAGNY’s Division of Correctional Health Services. The team joined the PAGNY family in January after NYC Health + Hospitals took over healthcare services for the city’s correctional facilities and chose PAGNY as the primary affiliate for inmates’ […]


New NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Appointments

May 26 2016

Dr. Deepak Naran Named a member of the PAGNY Board of Directors PAGNY is pleased to announce that Dr. Deepak Naran, a board-certified Attending Radiologist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, has been named a member of the PAGNY Board of Directors. Dr. Naran has worked at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island since 2005. Previously, […]


PAGNY is Pleased to Announce the Following Appointments

Jan 27 2016

Michael J. Chambers – named PAGNY COO Michael J. Chambers, MPA, has been named PAGNY’s new Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Chambers has served in senior leadership positions in the healthcare industry for the past 30 years. His expertise includes regulatory affairs, compliance and oversight, operations, healthcare finance, performance improvement, proactive risk-assessment and evidence-based practices. Mr. […]