IT Committee IT Committee

IT Committee


Will provide expertise around Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange (HIT/HIE) needs to support the selection of DSRIP projects and goals. This committee is comprised of IT leaders from across the PPS network, representing a range of provider types and geographic areas.

The IT Committee will be responsible for:

  • 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.

Committee Co-Chairs
Barbara Hood
Chief Information Officer
William F. Ryan Community Health Network
Kumar Chatani
Chief Information Officer
Mount Sinai Health System
Facilitation and Logistical Support
Evan King
COPE Health Solutions
Ragini Sarma
COPE Health Solutions
Committee Voting Members
Barbara Hood *

William F. Ryan Community Health Network

Daniel Lowy

Argus Community, Inc

Danielle Milano, MD

Boriken Clinic

Deborah Witham

VIP Community Services

Edwin Young

Mount Sinai Health System

Jason Pomaski

Community Health Network

Jeffrey Kridel

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Julissa Nunez

Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Kash Patel

Mount Sinai Health System

Kathy Cresswell

Institute of Family Health

Kumar Chatani *

Mount Sinai Health System

Michael Buckner

Bailey House

Miguel Mendez

Housing Works

Mitze Amoroso


Mohammad Karim

Harlem United

Myri Singh

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

Nujie Alhaddad


Patti Cuartas

Mount Sinai


Isabella Nursing Home

Richard Pineda

Amsterdam Nursing Home

Robert J. Snyder

Premier Home Health Care Services

Stuart Myer

Village Center for Care d/b/a Village Care

Warria Esmond

Settlement Health