Our staff has a deep understanding of the healthcare space and are subject matter experts in a number of topics in the industry. With our knowledge and experience, we are positioned to help you find the best path forward toward success under a value-based payment model.
Bert has planned, financed, developed, operated, expanded and transformed healthcare and public interest organizations for thirty years. Before joining HealthTeamWorks as CEO, Bert was Senior Solutions Lead at TransforMED, the practice transformation subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Prior, Bert was CEO of the Center for Internet Security (CIS), a public interest technology organization with global reach and impact. Before co-founding CIS, Bert served in executive leadership positions in the Adventist Health System and was President of CentraCare, an urgent care company with locations throughout central Tennessee. He also held leadership positions at several acute care hospitals affiliated with the Catholic Health Association.
Kristi Bohling-DaMetz, RN, BSN, MBA Chief Strategy Officer
Kristi comes to HealthTeamWorks with more than 20 years of healthcare delivery, training and transformation experience. Previously, Kristi was a leader at TransforMED, a subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians, where she acted as Program Director for CMMI’s Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood Health Care Innovation Award. She led a team of Project Managers, Consultants, Practice Coach Facilitators, and Training and Development Managers to improve outcomes related to quality, cost savings, patient experience, and scalability across 15 health systems and communities. Most recently, Kristi served as a senior advisor and subject matter expert at the strategy and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. Kristi received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Wichita State University and her MBA from Friends University.
David has practiced family medicine since 1987, most recently at a Level III NCQA Recognized Medical Home where he worked for 17 years. Before joining HealthTeamWorks as Chief Medical Officer, he served in the role of CMO at Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, Colorado, and as Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Physician Network, a 240 provider Accountable Care Organization. Special interests include the use of a community-wide electronic health record and clinical data analytics to promote value-based population healthcare, the advancement of health information exchanges, and physician leadership around sustainable, team-based systems of primary and specialty care. He is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley, the Tufts University School of Medicine and the UCLA Family Medicine Residency in Santa Monica.
Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, FACOEM Global Director of Healthcare Transformation
Paul, known as the “godfather” of the Patient Centered Medical Home movement and member of the Institute of Medicine, joins us from IBM where as Chief Medical Officer for IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry where he developed and executed strategies on transformation initiatives in the healthcare industry. Paul currently serves as a director of the ACGME, the body responsible for accrediting graduate medical training programs. Paul is the founding President of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, an organization dedicated to advancing a new primary-care model, called the patient-centered medical home; he was also fundamental in creating it in early 2006. Paul is a retired senior diplomat with the rank of Minister Consular U.S. State Department and was Medical Director for the International SOS and Adventist Health. Among a number of recognitions and awards, Paul won the NCQA national quality award for 2012 and the American College of Occupational Environmental Medicine 2013 Sappington Memorial Award. Paul is also an adjunct professor at the University of Utah Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and at University of California San Francisco Department of Family and Community Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of California San Francisco and earned his Master's Degree in Public Health at the University of California Berkeley. You can read more about Paul and access his publications here.
Tessa began her career in healthcare in 2002, leading efforts to support Federally Qualified Health Centers in a national initiative that included implementation and use of population health management software and analytics towards improved chronic condition and preventive measure outcomes. Most recently she headed up Quadruple Aim improvement activities as the Director of Quality for a Front Range Independent Physician Association (IPA) that demonstrated lower costs and better outcomes. Tessa understands the intersection of team-based clinical care, IT/IS, and quality measure performance, and translates between interdisciplinary stakeholders to harmonize these components of today’s value-based payment reality. Tessa received her degree from University of Colorado Boulder.
Jennifer Boaz, MHA, BSN, RN, PCMH CCE, Program Manager
David Brody, MD Consultant/Contractor
Mike Chase, MD Consultant/Contractor
Tom Dameron Consultant/Contractor
Priscilla Gascon Solutions Specialist
Priscilla joins HealthTeamWorks after a consultative sales role within an MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Operations) industry leader, where she focused on customer engagement and relationship management. After witnessing numerous changes and challenges taking place within the healthcare industry from the MRO perspective, she sought out a means of applying her sales approach to a more impactful segment of the market. Growing up in Miami, FL, she is fully bilingual in Spanish and received her BS from Florida International University.
Leah Goetz, MA, LPC Practice Facilitator
Leah has been a Behavioral Health Provider for twelve years and is currently licensed in Colorado. Before joining HealthTeamWorks, Leah was working in a residency program teaching resident physicians and working on an integrated treatment team. She is passionate about patient care and addressing the whole person, as well as using data and evidence based practices to drive care and outcomes. Leah brings expertise in mental health screening and treatment, change management, and program design and implementation. Leah has her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman's University in Denton.
Elizabeth (Libby) Greenberg Executive Assistant
Libby is an accomplished executive assistant offering many years of administrative experience reporting to a CEO, senior partners in law firms and other top executives. She has been working for HealthTeamWorks since 2011. Prior to working for HealthTeamWorks, she worked for law firms as a Legal Assistant and Paralegal for 20+ years. Libby is a consummate professional dedicated to making the lives of busy executives easier. She serves as an effective gatekeeper; prepares well-researched and accurate documents; manages extremely busy calendars; and efficiently handles daily office tasks.
Jennifer Halfacre Consultant/Contractor
Shelli James Practice Facilitator, Chronic Care Professional/Health Coach
Shelli began her career with HealthTeamWorks in April 2010. Prior to joining, Shelli worked at National Jewish Health for more than 20 years. She has served as mental health counselor for chronically ill children and adolescents. Then as a community outreach manager, Shelli provided program development, marketing, health screening/education to Coloradans and communities across the country. Shelli received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. She is certified as a Chronic Care Professional & Health Coach. Shelli has dedicated her personal and professional life to helping those with health disparities and empowering patients to become engaged in their own health & wellness.
Jaclyn King, MSW NCQA PCMH CEE Practice Facilitator
Jaclyn joined HealthTeamWorks in 2014 and is an NCQA PCMH CEE, working with over 35 practices to date to achieve Level 3 recognition status. She has worked with pediatric practices, school based health centers (SBHC), residency practices and family medicine practices on advanced primary care transformation and redesign. As a designated master trainer with her Masters in Social Work and her instructional design certificate, Jaclyn provides healthcare professionals with essential skill development, delivering an innovative training curriculum. She has rich experience as chair to another Denver non-profit as well as working in Denver Public Schools, non-profits and government agencies, both domestically and internationally.
Lisa Leary, MS Consultant/Contractor
Lisa has been coaching healthcare professionals for over 15 years, and she is parlaying that work in her role at HealthTeamWorks serving as a Program Manager. Building on the adage of "those who do the work, are the best ones to improve the work," she supports her clients through collaboration and education. Lisa equips teams to diagnose and treat their system using innovative, cost-effective solutions. She has published and presented on a variety of topics, including using microsystems to transform practice, measurement fundamentals for quality improvement, and defining and understanding quality in nursing home settings. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Granite State College, and a Master of Science in Evaluative Clinical Science from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. She is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and brings a variety of tools and methodologies to teams, as well as passion for motivating organizational teams to achieve their goals.
Kristin Martina, MSW Organizational Development Manager
With over 10 years of medical social work and care management experience, Kristin brings expertise in facilitation, project management, and operational management. She is passionate about the training and advancement of the healthcare workforce. Kristin is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and uses the strengths-based coaching framework to enhance individual contributions, teamwork, and leadership in sectors including healthcare delivery systems, executive leadership teams, and non-profit management. She also received a Lean Certificate from The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Kristin received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida.
Gina joins us after spending the last 20 years with IBM in a variety of roles ranging from supervisory to executive administrative assistant. In her most recent role, Gina has been providing virtual administrative support to a number of high level executives. She also has a background in medical administration, having worked in the Health Information Department at the University of Vermont Hospital. Her strengths include streamlining and developing effective processes, building strong relationships, and has an efficient and positive work style enabling her to manage multiple competing priorities under tight deadlines.
Hanna Moffett Program Coordinator
Hanna joined HealthTeamWorks in November 2013. Prior to joining HealthTeamWorks, she spent more than 15 years working for Nokia Corporation, with positions in marketing, internal and external communications and industry analyst relations. In her current role as Program Coordinator, she supports project teams by generating program related materials, tracks practice and team deliverables, and collaborates with team members to come up with creative solutions to address client needs. Born in Finland, she started her schooling in Swaziland and graduated from Helsinki Secretarial College in Finland. She has worked in Finland, Germany, New York, and now Colorado.
Cynthia brings over eight years of experience in organizational development specifically within the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining HealthTeamWorks, Cynthia worked as a Clinic Operations Manager for a Federally Qualified Health Center in Lafayette, Colorado where she provided operation site leadership and worked closely with the operations and clinical teams to obtain various recognitions including NCQA Diabetes Recognition. Her role in operations site leadership allowed her to maximize the collaboration between the operations and clinical teams to improve the overall patient experience and health outcomes of their patient population. Cynthia received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder and a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University in Denver.
Lori Nichols, MSPH Practice Facilitator
Lori is a Practice Facilitator with HealthTeamWorks, serving on the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) program. With 20+ years of healthcare industry experience, Lori has been involved with multiple practice transformation and workflow redesign efforts across a variety of primary care settings. Her knowledge and expertise comes from working with FQHCs, private practices, hospitals, academic institutions and public health organizations. In her current role with CPC+, Lori supports a wide range of Colorado-based primary care practices that are committed to improving process and clinical outcomes, strengthening care delivery, decreasing costs, and creating optimal experiences for staff and patients.
Ryann Nickerson, MA Marketing Specialist
Ryann has a background in education, community outreach and public relations. Throughout her career, Ryann has worked on a number of projects developing marketing, public relations, fundraising and political communication strategies for political, private and non-profit organizations. Prior to joining HealthTeamWorks, she was with University Communications at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and served as the Communications and Organizing Director at COLOR Latina, an organization committed to health care access and education in the Latino community. She has her Masters of Arts in Communication at University of Colorado Denver and her undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Lori joins HealthTeamWorks with thirteen years’ experience in the healthcare industry, with a focus in care coordination, practice transformation, and population health. Her strategic vision informs and guides every aspect of her work, whether she’s developing and implementing new clinical programs or leading a team through significant change. Lori holds a diploma in nursing from The Christ Hospital School of Nursing, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.
Brian Paradis Consultant/Contractor
Stephanie Plumb-Maxwell, RHIA, MBA Healthcare Learning Faculty
Stephanie has 18 years of healthcare operations and management experience. She leverages that knowledge and experience gained through multiple Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) transformation projects, practice management, billing revenue cycle management, process alignment and improvement, data review, and regulatory compliance knowledge as an active member in multi-disciplinary teams. Before joining HealthTeamWorks, Stephanie was a Centers of Excellence Consultant at TransforMED. Prior to that experience, she worked as a program manager in behavioral health evaluating process improvement initiatives, key performance indicators, review of data sets, and development of work plans for collaborative care implementation. She received her B.S. in Health Information Management from East Carolina University and her MBA from Baker University.
In her practice facilitator role at HealthTeamWorks, Jane brings with her over 10 years of experience in project management, group facilitation, practice transformation, program development and implementation, strategic planning, and risk management. She is passionate about helping healthcare organizations provide high-quality, efficient, and sustainable care. She is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified in healthcare. Jane received her BA in Psychology from University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, and her MBA from Boise State University.
Erin Rogers, MA Administrative Coordinator
Erin joined HealthTeamWorks as an Administrative Assistant in March of 2016. Prior to joining HealthTeamWorks, she served as a Public Outreach Coordinator for a nonprofit group focused on the cleanup of Rocky Flats, a former nuclear weapons production plant. Erin also worked for a real estate company performing marketing, contract management, market research and communications. Erin grew up in Minnesota, where she received a B.A. from the University of MN-Duluth. Erin also has her M.A. from the University of Denver in International Studies and Policy Analysis.
Cecilia Saffold Miller, MBA, PMP Transformation and Technology Program Manager
Cecilia partners with healthcare organizations to analyze their strategies and catalyze meaningful transformations. Her unique combination of consulting, supply-chain, contract, and project management experience drives her capability to facilitate critical conversations that result in the development and implementation of nuanced solutions and plans. Cecilia brings a wealth of professional expertise in planning and executing strategy. Most recently, she led national practice transformation teams as a Commercial Project Manager at TransforMED. There Cecilia impacted over 200 practices in engagements supporting shared savings ACOs, clinically integrated health systems, residencies, Federally Qualified Health Centers, sub-specialty and rural solo provider practices. Cecilia received her BA at Northwestern University Evanston and her MBA at Rockhurst University, Helzberg School of Management Kansas City, MO.
Angela Schindler-Berg CPC+ Nebraska Project Lead
Joanne M. Shear Consultant/Contractor
Rashad Singleton Consultant/Contractor
Rashad has built a career in the fast paced and ever-changing world of Healthcare IT, and now is sharing his expertise as a Clinical Health Information Technology Advisor (CHITA) with our clients at HealthTeamWorks. Passionate about optimizing and advancing EHRs to improve patients’ accessibility to healthcare services, Rashad has advised and trained providers around the country on a number of EHRs. His clients have been in wide variety of medical specialties, such as: Oncology, Cardiology, Pediatric Surgery, OBGYN, and Urology. Rashad graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies at the University of Central Missouri.
David Solawetz, RN Consultant/Contractor
Kristen A. Stine, MSOD, Learning and Diffusion Manager
Kristen leverages her background in training and organization development to synthesize HealthTeamWorks learnings into to actionable tools and resources to support transformation. Her primary responsibilities include developing new Training and Education programs and serving as project lead for the Solutions Center membership platform. Kristen’s past roles include Practice Transformation Strategist at the American Academy of Family Physicians and Training and Development Manager with TransforMED. Kristen has a Master’s degree in Organization Development, is a certified Myers-Briggs practitioner, and is trained as an International Coach Federation (ICF) coach and a Clinical Health Coach from the Iowa Chronic Care Consortium (ICCC).
Jan Street, Executive Assistant
Jan has over 30 years’ experience in administrative and executive assistant support. Prior to joining us, she served as office manager for an insurance agent and is licensed in P&C insurance in multiple states. Jan worked for almost a decade as accountant and bookkeeper at the Dallas/Fort Worth Hospital Council and has also worked in sales and catering for the hotel industry. Jan was first exposed to healthcare delivery, training, and transformation while working at TransforMED – a subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians – and is excited to continue her lifelong ambition to never stop learning and be a positive contributor to her team’s outcomes at HealthTeamWorks.
Heather Walker, Learning Experience Designer
Heather joined HealthTeamWorks in 2011 after spending four years as the operations and marketing coordinator for an audiology practice. She is currently the Learning Experience Designer on the Training and Education team. Heather has earned certificates in Designing Learning and Evaluating Learning Impact as well as the designation of Master Instructional Designer from the Association for Talent Development. At present, Heather is pursuing a Master’s of Science in Information and Learning Technology with an emphasis in Instructional Design and Adult Learning from the University of Colorado Denver.