Governance Governance

Governance & Committees

Mount Sinai PPS has Five Governing Committees

Mount Sinai PPS, LLC is governed by a Board of Managers and five committees. The Board of Managers  is the representative management committee in charge of oversight and guidance of MSPPS. The main role of the Board is to oversee the technical committees and project workgroups to ensure proper planning and governance and, ultimately, the success of the PPS. The five committees include:  Audit and Compliance, Clinical Quality, Finance, Information Technology, and Workforce. 

 

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01 Audit & Compliance Committee

Audit & Compliance Committee

Will be responsible for ensuring that the MSPPS is maintaining the highest levels of regulatory compliance regarding DSRIP activities, while satisfying all of the state and federal requirements for an effective compliance program. The committee is comprised of organizational leaders with diversified experience as Chief Compliance Officers, Chief Operating Officers, General Counsel, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Audit Executives, etc., and background from across the PPS representing a range of provider types and geographical areas.

Providing guidance and oversight, as needed, regarding the development and execution of annual DSRIP Audit & Compliance Plan.

Interacting with committees to ensure the highest levels of compliance regarding PPS DSRIP activities.

Evaluating and providing input pertaining to programmatic materials, education initiatives and other presentations provided to the Committee in accordance with the MSPPS DSRIP Audit and Compliance Plan and

Assessing the results of and providing feedback in relation to PPS audit and compliance reports that are presented at Committee meetings.

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02 Clinical Quality Committee

Clinical Quality Committee

Will inform project selection and support clinical excellence as part of PPS project planning. This committee is comprised of clinical leaders from across the PPS representing a range of provider types and geographical areas. The Clinical Committee is responsible for:

Establishing overall care delivery standards, metrics and milestones; Informing clinical redesign and care coordination strategies

Supporting development of criteria for network participation

Reviewing the Project Plan to ensure that clinical and quality considerations have been incorporated

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03 Finance Committee

Finance Committee

Will inform the development of a funding distribution methodology for the PPS and a budget for the entire project plan. The committee is comprised of leaders with finance experience and background from across the PPS representing a range of provider types and geographical areas. The Finance Committee will be responsible for:

Developing provider participation criteria; Long-term sustainability planning for the PPS

Informing the development of agreements and contracts to include performance-based standards and expectations as related to DSRIP

Developing a budget for the project plan

Reviewing, amending and approving the Project Plan to ensure that finance considerations have been incorporated.

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04 Information Technology (IT) Committee

Information Technology (IT) Committee

Will provide expertise around Health Information Technology/Health Information Exchange (HIT/HIE) needs to support the selection of DSRIP projects. This committee is comprised of IT leaders from across the PPS network, representing a range of provider types and geographical areas. The IT Committee will assess the readiness of the PPS around HIT/HIE infrastructure and capacity as well as guiding the development of infrastructure, standards and capacity for reporting data, to enable care coordination, as defined by the Clinical Committee.

Developing overall strategy for the centralized IT strategy and adoption considerations for the PPS

Providing expertise and guidance for the development of critical user-facing services and strategies

Reviewing and approving the process for achieving key IT organizational milestones

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05 Workforce Committee

Workforce Committee

Will serve as the subject matter experts on the regional health care labor force and will lead workforce assessment and planning for the PPS. This committee will inform PPS leadership, partners, and other PPS committees regarding current workforce availability within the PPS. It will also provide guidance on the future workforce levels, roles, and development, including education and training, required to ensure the success of the PPS and other related aspects of workforce employment (e.g., compensation and benefits). The Workforce Committee is responsible for: 

Establishing a workforce baseline by determining current staffing roles, levels, distribution, and capacity within the PPS

Interacting with committees to ensure the highest levels of compliance regarding PPS DSRIP activities

Informing PPS leadership, partners, and committees on what educational and training needs must be met in order to meet the future workforce requirements.

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