Capstone Performance Systems names Richard Schamp, M.D., as CEO

Capstone Performance Systems names Richard Schamp, M.D., as CEO

  • 28 Aug 0
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BOULDER, Colo. –August 27, 2012–David Reyes, principal of Altitude Edge and partner for Capstone Performance Systems, announced that Dr. Richard Schamp has been selected chief executive officer. Capstone Performance Systems works with Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations to demystify Medicare Risk Adjustment and enhance performance, compliance and revenue. PACE organizations provide community-based, comprehensive care to frail seniors; they are sponsored by Medicare and Medicaid.

According to Reyes, “Dr. Schamp comes to this role with years of experience in the PACE industry and a key understanding of the Medicare reimbursement system. Capstone clients will enjoy the benefits of his in-depth experience in the PACE environment, plus some exciting enhancements that are planned through Capstone.”

Dr. Richard Schamp is the chief executive officer of Capstone Performance Systems. He has an extensive background in primary care and geriatrics, as well as strong administrative experience in a variety of health care settings. He brings a unique combination of talents to Capstone Performance Systems, supporting PACE providers in the areas of Medicare risk adjustment, medical quality management, documentation improvement and PACE-specific primary care practices. Richard was the medical director for Alexian Brothers Community Services, a PACE based in St. Louis, Mo.

Before being selected as CEO of Capstone Performance Systems, Schamp worked with Altitude Edge Companies AEC Consulting and Peak PACE Solutions. He will continue his roles as a senior medical consultant for AEC Consulting and partner with Peak PACE Solutions. He has fifteen years private practice experience in rural Pennsylvania, where he also served on the board of directors for a rural AHEC. He was selected for a two-year rural leadership program at Pennsylvania State University.  In addition, he was faculty at the Family Medicine Residency at Forest Park Hospital as Coordinator for Geriatric Curriculum and is a clinical professor at Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics. Schamp is a certified Medical Director and is a frequent speaker on topics of interest to PACE. He has served as the Chair of the National PACE Association’s Primary Care Committee and the Board of Directors for the National PACE Association.  Richard earned his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Kansas.


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