Resume – Camhi

Eli Camhi, LMSW
155 E. 77th St. 5DE
New York, New York 10075
Phone (917) 434-7372

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OBJECTIVE: Delivers significant business development and optimal program performance while maintaining fiscal integrity and meeting community needs.

Extensive senior management experience with healthcare delivery systems, Medicaid, federal and state grants, managed care, case management, database design and Internet collaborative technologies.

1988 M.S.S.W. Social Work University of Texas at Austin
1975 BA Honors Program. University of Texas at Austin

Licensed Master Social Worker, New York State (039674)


May 2017 – Current Generative Resources, LLC – Owner

Serving providers, payers and tech supporting the healthcare delivery system. Specializing in the following areas:

Medicaid Managed Care
Fiscal assessments of grant funded Primary Care Programs
Public Health – Disease Management HIV / AIDS

Marketing, Social Media
Research and Procurement

Database Design and Data Sharing
Use of Collaborative Technologies

2012- May 2017  VNSNY CHOICE, Vice President, General Manager SelectHealth   

October 31, 2015 – May 19, 2017 Vice President, General Manager, SelectHealth

Oversees the strategic planning and administration for Select Health. Collaborates with functional leaders in the development of a business plan that is aligned with CHOICE goals and objectives. Is responsible for the achievement of all financial targets, and ensuring compliance with all applicable government regulations. Establishes budgets and metrics used to evaluate products; leads the evaluation and reporting of progress.  Negotiates Value Based Payment Provider Agreements .

October 2012 – October 2015 Executive Director, SelectHealth/Special Populations

Manages SelectHealth, an HIV Special Needs Plan with full P&L responsibility. Serves as liaison to NYSDOH in Medicaid Managed Care, quality improvement and premium rate setting. Serves as liaison to NYC Designated AIDS Centers and Community Health Centers.

Oversees the implementation and oversight of 8 Health Home contracts and the Plan’s transition to the provision of fully integrated behavioral health and Home and Community Based Services. Project Coordinator for Plan’s subcontract with a New York City DOHMH CMS Innovation Grant to determine, model and implement provider payment methodology for the provision of Hepatitis C Treatment and Care Coordination for dually infected HCV and HIV adults.

Acts as sponsor, researcher and innovator for member and provider engagement technologies and strategies. Negotiates data exchange with hospitals and collaboration with Regional Health Information Organizations.

Author, public speaker and presenter on population health and patient portals.

June 2012 – October 2012 Director Special Populations

Assist with the integration of acquired asset, SelectHealth within VNSNY CHOICE operations.        

2001-06/2012  New York Presbyterian System SelectHealth, Executive Director

Built and operated an HIV Special Needs Plan licensed in 4 boroughs – serving 6,247 members, through a provider network of 18 hospitals, community health centers, private specialty providers and community-based organizations. Responsible for all aspects of Plan operations: governance, provider relations, member services, utilization management, IT, government relations, grants management, quality, marketing, finance, and strategic planning.

2010 – 2012 Mandatory Enrollment to Sale of the Business
– Annual enrollment increased from 2805 – 6247.
– Signed CVS Caremark to cover 40,000 prescriptions per month.
– 2011 NYSDOH Phase 1 Health Home
– 2011 Plan revenues 4x 2010.
– 2012 Plan projected revenues 2x 2011.
– Sustained growth and business operations throughout the period.
– Assisted owners in meeting terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement.
– Sale to VNSNY CHOICE effective June 1, 2012

2003-2010 Voluntary Enrollment
– Expansion of provider network to Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
– Added private sub-specialty providers and additional Designated AIDS Centers.
– Annual enrollment increased from 99 – 2805.
– 2007-2011 HRSA Special Projects of National Significance.
– 2010 joined New York Clinical Information Exchange
– 2004-2008 NYC HIV Planning Council.
– 2005-2006 HRSA’s Severity of Needs Index Committee.
– 2008-2009 Institute for Healthcare Improvement Triple Aim Project.
– Co-authored numerous articles published in peer reviewed journals.

2001-2003 Startup
– Board and staff recruitment.
– Secured and managed initial capital investment and State reserve and operational grants.
– Contracting and credentialing of initial provider network in the Bronx.
– Completion of application for State licensure including preparation of all policies and procedures, quality measures and fiscal requirements.
– Contracted with a Third Party Administrator.
– Completion and award of State certification.

1993-2001 Montefiore Medical Center, Administrative Director
Integrated multidisciplinary team of over 50 healthcare professionals providing HIV/AIDS care. Increased program revenues, patient volume and improved quality of care. Cumulative federal and state grants exceeded $3M. Coordinated Tuberculosis Directly Observed Therapy, HIV Treatment Adherence, co-located specialty pharmacy, mental health, gynecology and dental services within primary care. Hospital based retail specialty pharmacy. Completed Certificate of Need applications. Networked database systems to support all care activities.

1999-2000 Montefiore Medical Center, Director Bentley Services
Temporarily employed by Bentley Healthcare at Montefiore while Dr. Bernard Salick and Montefiore negotiated to build expanded AIDS and Cancer Centers.

1992-1993 Community Family Planning Council, Primary Care Coordinator
Implemented the integration of HIV Primary Care within two community health centers in Brooklyn New York. Facilitated the agency’s launch of a COBRA Case Management Program. Networked database systems support all care activities.

1989-1991 Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Coordinating Manager
Administrator of the AIDS Consultation Service providing inpatient and outpatient care to the HIV community. Completed $4M AIDS Center renovation sponsored by private donor. Launched ADAP, Aerosolized Pentamidine and expanded HIV Counseling and Testing within prenatal care settings. Networked database systems to support all care activities. Initially served as inpatient social worker on AIDS Team.

1986-1987 Minority Business Development Center, Business Specialist
Assisted minority owned businesses in securing Small Business Administration loans and 8(a) certification to qualify for federal minority Set-Aside contracts. Promoted online prospecting for contracting opportunities through the Commerce Business Daily.

1974-1986 Primrose Fashions of Texas, Inc., Vice President
Women’s apparel contractor with sewing factories in Texas and Mexico. Managed production, 100 employees, import/export of materials, finances, database programming and quality control.

1979-1981 Camhi Enterprises, President
Established the first computer retail store in El Paso, Texas. Introduced microcomputer technology to local business.

National Association of Social Workers – Phi Kappa Phi – Fellow New York Academy of Medicine

Governor Cuomo’s Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force

Governor Cuomo’s End of the Epidemic Task Force

AIDS Service Center of New York – Positive Changemaker
Celebrating 20 Years of Positive Change

Participant on the NYS Advisory Panel on the Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission

NewYork-Presbyterian System SelectHealth’ Special Project of National
Significance Grant
Featured in HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau 2010 Biennial Progress Report

Fellow New York Academy of Medicine

Served on HRSA’s Severity of Needs Index Committee.

Appointed by Mayor Bloomberg to the New York City HIV Planning Council

November 30, 2005
State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr. P.H.,
Honored for extraordinary contributions in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

December 2006
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
2006 Quality of Care Award for Senior Leadership in Quality


Perceptions of Predisposing, Enabling, and Reinforcing Factors Influencing the Use of a Continuity of Care Document in Special Needs PLWH.” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 23.4 (2012): 1457-1476. Project MUSE. Web. 1 Nov. 2012. <> M. Odlum. and P.Gordon. and E.Camhi. and R. Schnall. and P.Teixeira. and S. Bakken.

AMIA-0700-A2012 – Paper
Event Detection: A Clinical Notification Service on a Health Information Exchange Platform AMIA 2012 Annual Symposium Moore, T. Shapiro, J.S. Doles, L. Calman, N. Camhi, E. Check, T. Onyile, A. Kuperman, G.

Processes and outcomes of developing a continuity of care document for use as a personal health record by people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City Corrected Proof, 30 July 2012 Gordon, P, Camhi, E, Hesse, R, Odlum, M, Schnall, R, Rodriguez, M, Valdez, E, Bakken, S 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2012.06.004 International Journal of Medical Informatics

Barriers and Facilitators of Implementing Electronic Data Summaries in HIV/AIDS Care – Schnall, R.; Smith, A.B.; Gordon, P. Camhi, E, Sikka, M.,Kanter, T, Bakken, S. 2012 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics

Application of the RE-AIM Framework to Synthesize the Evaluation of an Electronic Continuity of Care Document for PLWH Bakken, S, Camhi, E, Hesse, R, Odlum, M, Schnall, R, Rodriguez, M, Valdez, E, Gordon, P 2011 MIE2011 Conference, Oslo Norway

Perceptions of Factors Influencing Use of an Electronic Continuity of Care Record for Case Management of Persons Living with HIV, Schnall R, Gordon P, Camhi E, Bakken S. AIDS Care Volume 23, Issue 3, March 2011 p. 357-365

Approaching the Triple Aim for NY’s HIV Population
Camhi, E, Menges, J, Laufer, F, Feldman, I. IHI Poster 12/10

HIV patients’ willingness to share personal health information electronically Paul A. Teixeira, Peter Gordon, Eli Camhi, Suzanne Bakken Patient Education and Counseling, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 17 August 2010

The Development and Implementation of a User-Friendly Priority Setting Tool for HIV Care and Treatment Services in New York City Santella, Laraque, Hilger, Camhi, Journal of Community Health July 2010

Feasibility of Using Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview (ACASI) Screening in Routine HIV Care, Schackman, Dastur, Rubin, Berger, Camhi, Netherland, Ni, Finkelstein AIDS Care, Volume 21, Issue 8 August 2009, pages 992 – 999

Chapter 20. Social Work: New York State AIDS Centers And Special Needs Plans, Eli Camhi, MSSW, In “A History of AIDS Social Work in Hospitals: A Daring Response to an Epidemic” by Barbara I. Willinger (Editor), Alan Rice (Editor) August 2003 Haworth Press

Hospital Utilization by HIV-Infected Patients in the Bronx, NY 1996-98:
Implications for Medicaid Managed Care Gary E. Kalkut, Barry S. Zingman, Eli Camhi, Bentley Health Care and Montefiore Medical Center Infectious Diseases Society of America 37th Annual Meeting 1999

Practice for the Real World — Serving the HIV Infected And Affected Community Eli Camhi, CSW, Administrative Director, AIDS Center, Montefiore Medical Center and Mari Marconi, CSW, Social Work Manager, AIDS Center, Montefiore Medical Center (NYC Chapter NASW Newsletter – June/July 1997)

A Model for HIV-1 Related Care (HRC) in a Minority, Heterosexual, Intravenous -Drug-Using (IVDU) Population Harris, Carol A; Fenn, MA; Coburn, KD; Ceron, RD; Camhi, E; McCabe, KM; Bronx Municipal Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx New York Seventh International Conference on AIDS, Florence Italy, June 1991

Bronx Municipal Hospital in “The Care of HIV Infected Patients in Public Hospitals: Models of Care” Camhi, E. The National Association of Public Hospital’s AIDS Committee June 1991