Monday, July 23, 2007

A Golden Find for CDPHP


Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan, Inc. (CDPHP) today announced the appointment of Renée S. Golderman, MS, RN, CNA, BC, to director, heath care quality. Golderman will lead the development, coordination, and communication of health quality initiatives at CDPHP. She brings more than 20 years’ experience in the health care industry to her new post.

“Renée has significant knowledge of clinical practice, management, and professional leadership,” said William J. Cromie, MD, MBA, president and CEO, CDPHP. “Her diverse background will be integral to the assessment, measurement, and implementation of health quality initiatives which support our commitment to excellence.”

Prior to joining CDPHP, Golderman served as the director of nursing for Seton Health System. In addition, she has also held clinical management positions at New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, Connecticut. She has also served as a clinical educator for The Eddy.

Golderman holds a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from SUNY Buffalo, and a master’s of science in health care management from RPI. She is board certified in nursing administration by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and is a member of the New York Organization of Nurse Executives (NYONE).

A native of Middletown, New York, Golderman currently resides in Guilderland with her husband and their three children.

About CDPHP™
Founded and guided by physicians, CDPHP and its affiliates currently serve members in 29 counties throughout New York state and seven counties in Vermont. In 2006, the CDPHP commercial health plan was ranked fifth in the country, and top ranked in New York state, in a collaborative report, U.S. News & World Report/NCQA “America’s Best Health Plans” 2006®. The CDPHP Medicare Advantage program, Medicare Choice, and the Medicaid program, Select Plan, ranked sixth and seventh, respectively, in the nation.

The four affiliated companies of CDPHP include a family of products: Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc.—HMO, Healthy New York, Medicare Choice, Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus. CDPHP Universal Benefits Inc.® —PPO, High Deductible PPO, POS, and EPO. Capital District Physicians' Healthcare Network, Inc. —self-insured plans; and APA Partners, Inc. —third party administration (TPA). Visit CDPHP.

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