SPOTLIGHT on CASTLE CONNOLLY Private Health Partners (CCPHP) Program

homelogosmMAY 7, 2015 – For more than 20 years, the Castle Connolly mission has been focused on helping consumers find the best healthcare. Through our “Top Doctors” series and the process of identifying a network of some of the nation’s most renowned specialists, the Castle Connolly name has become synonymous with healthcare quality and leadership.

The Castle Connolly Private Health Partners (CCPHP) program utilizes an evidence-based approach and tested best practices. Physicians who join CCPHP can expect an extraordinary level of quality and service. The company was founded by two respected leaders in healthcare, John K. Castle, MBA, and John J. Connolly, Ed.D. Dr. Connolly was the President of New York Medical College for more than ten years.

Mr. Castle served for six years as a commissioner and executive officer of the Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO). He also served as Chairman of the Board of New York Medical College for eleven years and was a member of its Board for twenty-two years.

Dr. Dean P. McElwain is a seasoned project manager and healthcare executive that brings nearly 25 years of real-world experience to his role as president and COO of CCPHP. Dr. McElwain is a national practice conversion expert and has successfully managed a wide variety of complex healthcare projects, including more than 40 practice conversions to membership medicine.

The CCPHP program provides step-by-step, expert assistance to leading physicians as they convert their practices. The result will be enhanced patient relationships, improved health outcomes, increased practice revenue, and a dramatically decreased administrative load. In short, our approach helps physicians bring back the joy of practicing medicine.

Our approach blends two essential management components – physician practice conversion and practice development.

Practice Conversion includes:

In-depth practice analysis

Customized program and pricing development

Patient and provider communications and web strategy

Proven pre-implementation and conversion process

Practice Development:

Develop concierge infrastructure

Develop service and member protocols

Ongoing marketing support
Engage and aggregate professional resources


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