About Tower Health Partners

Shared Savings Success

Since its inception, Tower Health Partner physicians have earned more than $3.5M in shared savings.

Incorporated in 2012 as an LLC, Tower Health Partners (THP) is the oldest and largest clinically integrated organization in the region. THP includes a broad, multi-specialty physician network uniquely positioned to support value-based and shared savings arrangements for providers, payors, employers, and patients. THP physician membership governs and leads the way in focusing on collaboration, quality, and accountability for network members.

THP has experienced rapid expansion and growth in recent years and continues its progression toward value-based care initiatives. THP is currently comprised of more than 3,200 providers in over 300 participating practices and includes hospitals, physician-owned ambulatory facilities, and preferred partnerships. THP strives to further advance physician engagement through provider network activities, building new pathways of high quality care through value-based contracts and population health initiatives, and ensure access to the highest quality, most efficient healthcare for patients, payors, employers, and communities.

By deploying state-of-the-art technology, THP’s forward-thinking infrastructure allows physicians to be on the cutting edge of quality reporting, value-based care initiatives, and clinical innovations. In addition, THP focuses on the Quadruple Aim of Care by incorporating physician wellness and satisfaction.

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Mission Statement

The mission of Tower Health Partners (THP) is to improve the overall health of our patient population through the deployment of a clinically integrated program that reduces care fragmentation and delivers high quality, cost-effective care. THP will be physician-driven and patient-centered with the goal of creating shared value for the patients, providers, employers, and payors.

Vision Statement

Tower Health Partners will be nationally recognized as a premier clinically integrated healthcare organization. It will be a collaborative effort of healthcare professionals in a multidisciplinary network providing coordinated patient-centric medical care using evidence-based guidelines that promotes transformative care, accountability, and cost containment to improve efficiency and patient satisfaction. Through dedicated physician leadership and population health management, Tower Health Partners is committed to serving the diverse needs of its community and surrounding areas.

Governance and Leadership – Physician Committees

Physician committees form the foundation of Tower Health Partners. Physician-led projects and input drive change and innovation through ground-breaking work around quality, population health, and network growth. Committees are strategically balanced in both geography and membership to govern and service their local clinically integrated networks. All committees report to a robust physician-led Board of Managers for alignment of clinical integration program principles across the network.

Board of Managers

A Board of Managers with physician majority oversees THP operations in accordance with the mission and vision statements. By charter, the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson positions must be held by a Tower Health Partners physician. The Board’s purpose is to oversee the development and implementation of all components of the clinical integration program, ensuring every strategic objective is beneficial to all participating physicians.

Tower Health Partners Administration

The Administrative team of Tower Health Partners strives diligently to provide excellent service to our physician network. Let us know what we can do for you!

Executive Leadership

John D. Casey Jr., MD, CEO/Medical Director
Nicole Heitmann, MA, RODC, Associate Vice President, CI Operations

Network Development

Jennifer Ulrich, Director, Clinical Integration Network Development
Nicole Floramo, RN, FN, CLNC, Provider Network Development Specialist
Terri Wickman, Provider Network Development Specialist
Eric T. Willis Jr., MBA, Provider Network Development Specialist

Clinical Integration Informatics & Technologies

Gerry Miller, PhD, PMP, CMA, Manager CI Information Technology
Christopher Cahoon, Informatics Analyst

Clinical Integration Quality

Ashley Mackereth, MSN, RN, Clinical Quality Informaticist

Clinical Integration Support Services

Christina Gallardo, Administrative Coordinator
Tracey Teal, Contract Services