Healthcare Industry Veterans to Lead Strategic Quality Improvement, Disease Management and Expansion of HSX MarketStreet Initiatives
PHILADELPHIA – January 19, 2022 – HealthShare Exchange (HSX), an industry leader in data sharing to support care management, quality improvement and population health for the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware healthcare communities, today announced the addition of two healthcare industry veterans to its leadership team. Steve DeFruscio and Greg Liptak will fill two new key roles within company, serving as Vice President of Partnership and Business Development and Vice President of Quality Improvement and Disease Management, respectively.
As Vice President of Partnership and Business Development, Steve is tasked with leading the continued expansion of the HSX MarketStreet™ platform, as well as supporting the growth of HSX’s overall health information exchange (HIE) membership. He brings more than 25 years of management experience and a deep understanding of acute and post-acute care to his role. Before joining HSX, Steve served as the Chief Operating Officer at vybe Urgent Care where he oversaw the daily operations of more than a dozen urgent care centers across the Philadelphia region, as well as led the development and execution of short- and long-term business plans, strategies and budgets. Steve also previously held information technology and ambulatory care leadership roles at ValueHealth, Crozer-Keystone Health, Siemens Medical Solutions, Lower Bucks Hospital and Delaware County Memorial Hospital.
Greg brings more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry in research, education, health IT, quality improvement and population health management roles to HSX. In his role as the company’s Vice President of Quality Improvement and Disease Management, Greg is focused on expanding HSX’s services to support provider and plan members’ efforts to improve clinical care for people living with chronic disease. Previously, Greg led the Quality Improvement Services division at the American Diabetes Association where he managed a broad portfolio of key stakeholders including health delivery systems, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and medical professional societies. He was also the President and Co-Founder of a Philadelphia-based healthcare analytics and clinical quality improvement company, iMD, which was acquired by the American Diabetes Association in 2016.
“Steve and Greg have first-hand insight into the value that our health information exchange delivers to our members and technology partners, having worked with the HSX team in their previous roles,” said Martin Lupinetti, President and Chief Executive Officer at HSX. “As HSX embarks on a new and exciting strategic direction this year, we welcome Steve and Greg’s knowledge and expertise, which will be integral as we continue to grow the business and support our multi-state healthcare community in addressing chronic illnesses and closing gaps in care.”
About HealthShare Exchange
HealthShare Exchange (HSX) is a nonprofit community-directed organization that gathers and makes electronic patient health information available securely at the point of care throughout the Greater Philadelphia/Delaware Valley area’s healthcare ecosystem. HSX links disparate electronic medical record (EMR) systems of hospitals, health systems and healthcare stakeholders across the continuum of care along with the clinical data of healthcare insurers for Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. HSX services deliver real-time clinical information to our members, including a patient’s medical history as well as notifications to enable improved outcomes, care coordination and more cost-effective care for over 13 million patients. HSX is a HITRUST certified organization, a PA P3N certified Health Information Organization (HIO), a State of NJ Trusted Data Sharing Organization (TDSO) and is part of the national eHealth Exchange. For more information, visit https://www.healthshareexchange.org/ or follow us on Twitter (@HealthShareExch) and LinkedIn.