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PT, DPT, MS, MBA, COS-C
John Rabbia, PT, DPT, MS, MBA, COS-C, joined the SimiTree team in 2021 to provide clinical and operational consulting, offering more than 20 years of experience in leading organizations to achieve quality and financial efficiency through continuous performance improvement. Initially trained as a physical therapist and wound care consultant, John's extensive background includes agency management, operational turnaround, clinical quality, and business development.
During 2015-2018 at NYC Health & Hospitals: At Home, New York, NY, John served as Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Executive Director, managing the quality program, a health home, and internal care management agency with a workforce of 500 and serving 60,000 patients annually. He also served as the Associate Executive Director, leading home health operations in four city boroughs, and as Director of Quality Assurance and Health Care Standards, managing multiple community settings and improving standards of excellence for New York City's publicly operated Federally Qualified Health Center.
From 2007-2015 at VNA Homecare, Syracuse, NY, John held progressive roles including Executive Vice President, Director of Performance Excellence and Compliance Officer, following five years of service as Quality and Education Supervisor for the rehabilitation and wound care program. He has a strong foundation of expertise as both a wound care consultant and physical therapist.
Certified in EpicCare Home Health and as an OASIS specialist, John also has extensive experience with Homecare Homebase as a provider and consultant, supporting design, validation and implementation efforts that include testing, training, and live support to develop teams. He earned an MBA in healthcare management from Western Governor's University, Salt Lake City, and completed certificates of advanced study in public health and health policy management at Syracuse University. In addition to earning his doctorate in physical therapy at Temple University, Philadelphia, he graduated from Ithaca College, with an M.S. in Physical Therapy and a B.S. in Clinical Science.
Active in our industry as a key collaborator, author, and educator for many years, John is a member of the quality and policy committees of the Home Care Association of New York State, where he previously served on the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and a diplomat of the American Academy of Wound Management.
Sep 26, 2023
HHVBP 2023: New Strategies to Reduce Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations
Presented by Joseph Brence, Charles M. Breznicky Jr., and John Rabbia
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Jul 16, 2021
Home Health Value-Based Purchasing: Preparing Your Agency
Presented by Charles M. Breznicky Jr. and John Rabbia
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