AHI Hires Two Executive Directors for DSRIP Program

Adirondack Health Institute announces the hiring of two Executive Directors for the organization’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program.

Jennifer Regan has been appointed to the role of Executive Director – Community Engagement and Workforce Initiatives. In conjunction with executives from partner organizations, she is responsible for quality and financial outcomes for the St. Lawrence County Region Population Health Networks (PHN). She is also accountable for overseeing community/patient engagement, workforce initiatives and the Enrollment Assistance Services and Education (EASE) program.

Regan has 20 years of progressive leadership experience with service sector organizations, including performance improvement consulting roles with Ernst & Young in St. Louis and San Francisco and Deloitte & Touche in San Francisco, working with health care clients such as Anthem of Ohio and Indiana, Blue Cross/WellPoint of California, Alliance BCBS of Missouri, Foundation Health System and Health Net. Prior to joining AHI, Regan held a number of leadership roles at MVP Health Care, most recently as Senior Leader, Customer Experience.

Regan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, with dual majors in English and History, and an MBA in Marketing from Washington University in St. Louis.

Louann Villani has been appointed to the position of Executive Director – Integrated Delivery System. In conjunction with executives from partner organizations, she is responsible for quality and financial outcomes for the Plattsburgh Region Population Health Network (PHN). She is also responsible for overseeing programs related to integrating the health care delivery system, including mental health and substance use services.

Prior to joining AHI, Villani served in a number of management roles for Albany Medical Center, most recently as Director of Clinical Informatics. In that role, she established a hospital-based department with a primary focus on clinical oversight for electronic clinical systems. She also led the implementation of standardized, evidence-based clinical protocols, plans of care and clinical systems. Prior to that she was a Nursing Informatics Specialist and System Analyst for Clinical Systems, Information Systems.

A Registered Nurse, Louann earned an Associate degree in Applied Science from Cazenovia College, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from SUNY Binghamton.