Most hospitals rely on Physician Advisors to help them with patient status, denials, appeals, and clinical documentation improvement. However, simply hiring Physician Advisors does not ensure success. Without providing Physician Advisors with the required training and support, your hospital’s Physician Advisor investment may cost more than it delivers.
Join this webinar to learn:
- Best practices, tactics, and approaches to build an impactful Physician Advisor program
- The most important metrics to demonstrate Physician Advisor program value
- How to apply these findings to refine your Physician Advisor program
- Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
- Time: 2:00 pm ET | 11:00 am PT
- Duration: 60 minutes
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Meet the Speakers
Robert R. Corrato, MD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Robert R. Corrato is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Versalus Health. Before Versalus, Dr. Corrato was Founder and Managing Partner of Devon Hill Capital Partners (DHCP), a diversified healthcare investment firm. Prior to founding DHCP, Dr. Corrato was the Founder, Chairman and President & CEO of Executive Health Resources (EHR). In his roles at EHR, Dr. Corrato was responsible for driving the vision and strategy for corporate growth to best serve the healthcare compliance industry, growing EHR into the leading national provider of medical necessity compliance solutions that served the needs of over 2,000 hospitals, performed concurrent reviews on millions of Medicare short-stay cases, overturned thousands of Medicare denials and successfully defended scores of hospitals under investigation by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and Department of Justice (DOJ). Prior to founding EHR, Dr. Corrato held the post of deputy director of the Office of Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Corrato earned his master of business administration degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and received his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Jerilyn P. Morrissey, MD
Senior Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Dr. Jerilyn Morrissey is responsible for regulatory, private payer, and utilization management education for case management staff and physicians. Dr. Morrissey is passionate about using data and technology to help hospitals navigate complex Medicare regulations and understand payer practices and their impact on the hospital revenue cycle. Dr. Morrissey’s experience as a practicing physician, a Physician Advisor for a nationally recognized health system, and as a Director of Clinical Information for a national payer, afford her a unique perspective to solve utilization management’s evolving challenges.
Dr. Morrissey received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the Illinois Wesleyan University and her medical degree from the University of Illinois. Dr. Morrissey is currently a licensed physician in California.
Thomas McCarter, MD, FACP, FCPP
Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Thomas McCarter serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Versalus Health. Prior to joining Versalus, Dr. McCarter was Chief Clinical Officer of Executive Health Resources (EHR) where he was responsible for clinical research, physician education, regulatory policy, and the rules used to adjudicate over 10 million medical necessity reviews for over 2,000 hospitals across the United States to achieve Medicare regulatory compliance and clinical appropriateness.
Dr. McCarter has served as Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer of Main Line Health System in Philadelphia, and as Vice President of Medical Affairs for Tenet Health System’s Pennsylvania Region. He served faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Geisinger Medical Center, and Drexel University School of Medicine. Dr. McCarter has extensive experience defending hospitals and health systems when under scrutiny by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and Department of Justice (DOJ).
Dr. McCarter received his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine and bachelor’s degrees in Biology and in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar.
Joseph R. Zebrowitz, MD
Dr. Joseph R. Zebrowitz is Founder and President of Versalus Health and has led the team in the development of an innovative approach to Two-Midnight Rule compliance. Prior to Versalus, he was Managing Partner of Devon Hill Capital Partners (DHCP), where he led the investment in several successful healthcare startups. Prior to DHCP, Dr. Zebrowitz spent 12 years as Executive Vice President and Senior Medical Director of Executive Health Resources (EHR), where he led the development of EHR’s compliance and revenue integrity products. Dr. Zebrowitz’s career focus has been on assisting hospitals in gaining a true picture of their compliance profiles through analysis and audit and advancing lasting solutions to provide enduring compliance and visibility. Prior to joining EHR, Dr. Zebrowitz founded Concuity, Inc. (formerly eHealthContracts), now part of the Advisory Board Company and served as its Vice President of Strategic Alliances.
Dr. Zebrowitz received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.