Executive Team

Our Mission

To improve patient outcomes and access to healthcare through financial and organizational restructuring.

Our Vision

As a recognized healthcare consulting firm, we hope to have a noticeable impact on the innovation of patient care all over the world.

Paul D. Vitale, MPA, FACHE

President, CEO, and PDV Executive Consultant

Paul D. Vitale is a visionary executive in healthcare with an impressive track record in strategic growth and alliances. He has had extensive experience across the continuum of care in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. He is currently the President and CEO of PDV Health, a multifaceted consulting firm providing next level of service through experience and innovation.PDV Health delivers expertise in healthcare policy and operations including ambulatory care / hospital & FQHC, homecare and managed care, hospital operations, business development, population health strategy, coaching and training, and mergers and acquisitions.
In his prior role at Brightpoint Health, a multifaceted outpatient primary care network and care management organization serving 60,000 vulnerable New Yorkers, Vitale led the organization to unprecedented growth–increasing revenues from $20 million to over $100 million in 10 years. He propelled the transition of the clinics to FQHC status, secured patient-centered medical home Level 3 designations, and obtained Article 31 and 822 licenses. Additionally, Vitale has overseen several highly successful mergers and affiliations and has rescued numerous failing organizations. To accelerate the growth of start-up Health Centers, he integrated over 10 large private physician practices, adding 30,000 patients and $7 million in revenue in less than 2 years. He is also Chairman of the board of a managed care organization of over 600K members and is extremely involved in operational planning. His total portfolio is comprised of over $1 billion, including the recent merger.

Paul spearheaded a successful effort to align with a well-capitalized healthcare organization to ensure continued growth and to achieve the scale needed in value-based payment. In December 2018 he became the President of a merged entity with a combined $350,000 million in revenues and serving 200,000 patients throughout New York City, Long Island, and upstate New York.

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Our Consultants

Individually and collectively, PDV’s consultant team has a strong reputation for delivery and lasting impact across the healthcare spectrum. ​Our team combines the​​ clinical, management, analytical, and executive leadership experience needed to collaborate and innovate, and bring about​ real​ transformation ​and sustainability ​to your organization.

Susan S. Flics, RN, MA, MBA

Consultant, Clinical Operations and Program Implementation and Management.

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Joan M. Marren, RN, MA, MEd

Consultant, Clinical & Operational Health

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Dr. Frank Kwakye-Berko

Consultant, Physician/Peer Review/Executive Coaching/Research-Infectious Diseases

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Dr. Alan Abrams

Consultant, Hospital Operations/Geriatric Programs/Managed Care

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Sam Heller

Consultant, Executive Finance

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Andrew Anello

Consultant, Strategic Planning/Practice Management/Operational
Assessments/Business Development/Program Implementation

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Dr. Francine Cournos

Consultant, Mental & Behavioral Health; Speaker & Author

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Lisa DeRoché

Consultant, Human Resources/Organizational Development/Diversity & Inclusion

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Afua Kwakye-Berko

Consultant, Project Management

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