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Capstone Performance Systems Names George W. Brett, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
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St. Louis, MO, November 7, 2014 Capstone Performance Systems CEO Richard Schamp, M.D., C.M.D., C.H.C.Q.M, named George W. Brett, M.D., as Capstone Performance Systems’ Chief Medical Officer. Capstone provides expert Medicare risk adjustment services to Programs of  All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and similar healthcare organizations to ensure proper reimbursement and optimal utilization of services and funds. 

George W. Brett M.D.

George W. Brett M.D.Systems’ Chief Medical Officer. Capstone provides expert Medicare risk adjustment services to Programs of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and other similar healthcare organizations to ensure proper reimbursement and optimal utilization of services and funds.

Prior to joining Capstone, Dr. Brett (Mike) served as Medical Director for LIFE programs (Living Independence for the Elderly) for Lutheran Senior Life in Western Pennsylvania. Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Dr. Brett had a private practice for 28 years primarily devoted to Geriatrics, and has been Medical Director for several skilled nursing facilities. He also was the Medical Director for a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment program sponsored by the local health system, and served on the board of directors of Heritage Valley Health System located outside Pittsburgh, PA. He has been active with the National PACE Association and its Primary Care Committee, where he served in several leadership positions.

Dr. Brett currently is a member of several organizations including the American College of Physicians, American Geriatric Society, American Medical Directors Association and the National PACE Association Primary Care Committee.

“We are delighted Dr. Brett has joined Capstone as Chief Medical Officer,” said Schamp. “His expertise in caring for the elderly, his passion for improving the quality of care for this special population and his understanding of the risk factors involved for the organization responsible for the care of participants makes him an invaluable addition to our team.”

About Capstone Performance Systems

Capstone Performance Systems specializes in helping client organizations adjust processes and systems to capture timely, complete and accurate data. Capstone experts train client staff and providers about documentation and diagnosis coding, analyze data collection and submission processes, and deliver meaningful analytics for understanding the complexities of Medicare risk adjustment. Managing Medicare risk scores can have a significant impact on an organization’s performance and revenue. Capstone is a Tabula Rasa Healthcare company. For more information, visit http://capstoneps.wpengine.com and www.tabularasahealthcare.com.

 

Neta Kessler hired as Project Specialist at Capstone Performance Systems

Neta Kessler hired as Project Specialist at Capstone Performance Systems

BOULDER, Colo.–November 21, 2013– Dr. Richard Schamp, CEO of Capstone Performance Systems, announced that Neta Kessler has been hired as Project Specialist. Capstone Performance Systems works with Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and similar organizations to demystify Medicare risk adjustment methodologies and to enhance performance, compliance and revenue. PACE organizations provide community-based, comprehensive care to frail seniors; they are sponsored by Medicare and Medicaid.

Neta’s responsibilities include development, coordination and tracking of company projects. She will also take a central role in communications between Capstone’s consultants, clients, and outside agencies. Neta’s role is an integral element of the Capstone team, providing administrative leadership for Dr. Schamp and Capstone’s consultants. Prior to joining Capstone, Neta was a Senior Patient Assistance Case Manager for a large hospital. She has experience in both the public and private sector and extensive experience with Medicaid, public health, HIPAA, EMR, and health care billing and insurance.

“Capstone continues to round out extend its bench of experts with the hiring of Neta Kessler, MS as our project specialist.  Neta is a St. Louis native who brings extensive experience with Medicaid rules and regulations.” Dr. Schamp stated. “She will have direct administrative contact with clients, boost our consultative resources and assist with moving us forward with multiple projects and quality improvement priorities.”

Neta received a Bachelor of Arts in English from University at Missouri-St. Louis and a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Management from Lindenwood University.

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