Elizabeth Wolff, MD, MPA is a physician executive who utilizes her expertise in population health, quality improvement, and practice operations to transform healthcare to align with value-based care.
Dr. Wolff is a family physician who began her career at an FQHC in Manhattan and was subsequently promoted to Medical Director where she oversaw clinical quality and operations of 30 residents, NPs, and physicians. In this role she guided implementation of Epic electronic medical records as a Super User, created templates, and trained new physicians on its use. During her tenure she supervised their first and subsequent accreditation by The Joint Commission, which they passed with much commendation. Operationally, she increased productivity of attending physicians by 20%.
She came to Health Management Associates from Northwell Health, an $11B health system, where she served as the medical director for complex care management. In that role, she expanded care management to 40 primary care sites undergoing patient-centered medical home (PCMH) transformation, strategically realigned the team to prioritize patients in full-risk and other value-based arrangements and oversaw the integration of behavioral health services into 17 primary care practices. Dr. Wolff has also held numerous leadership positions in public health and not-for-profit health systems and oversaw clinical quality and operations.
Since joining HMA, Dr. Wolff has assisted FQHCs to implement behavior health integration, create care teams, develop care management programs, and optimize clinical operations. She has coached FQHCs in their implementation of substance use disorder screening and medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders. Additionally, she has coached new FQHC CMOs. With an expertise in quality improvement, Dr. Wolff has helped behavioral health independent practice associations (IPA) create quality improvement infrastructures.
Dr. Wolff graduated magna cum laude from the College of William and Mary. She attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and received a Master of Public Administration at New York University Wagner School of Public Service. Dr. Wolff is a board-certified family physician and completed her residency at the University of Rochester.
AsOne contracts with Dr. Wolff through Health Management Associates (HMA) which is an independent, national research and consulting firm specializing in publicly funded healthcare and human services policy, programs, financing, and evaluation.