David Kaplan
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management

David Kaplan has over 15 years of healthcare experience. His expertise centers around faculty practice management and operations, revenue cycle, and strategic service and quality re-engineering. David has a proven track record of obtaining successful results throughout his career. Currently, he is the Administrator for Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Department of Surgery, where he has helped to increase the overall revenue of the department by 43%, recruited over 23 new faculty members, and has implemented an innovative faculty practice operational model. In addition, he led a $5M initiative to construct and open a Department and Faculty Practice owned Ambulatory Surgery Center. David has also served as Vice President of Hospital Operations at Stony Brook University Medical Center where he was responsible for eight different departments with a combined operating budget of $106M. David increased the combined profit of these departments by over 58% within two years. He also was responsible for a $150M capital improvement project for the Emergency Department. Prior to Stony Brook, David spent time as the Administrator for Cardiology at NYU Medical Center, with an $85M operating budget. In this role he improved the overall revenue cycle performance by 21%, and led a project to build a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary cardiovascular wing to better serve the patients. Before joining NYU, David spent nearly four years as an Associate Consultant for CSC Healthcare Group (formerly APM) where he worked with major Academic Medical Centers nationally on projects related to faculty practice re-design, physician compensation, revenue cycle re-design, cost containment efforts, and governance. David also spent four years as an Administrator within the New York Presbyterian Network. Where he was an Administrator of Pediatric GI, an Ambulatory Practice Administrator, and spent time as a strategic consultant for the Network’s Management Service Organization (MSO). 

David is a nationally recognized speaker regarding faculty practice operations, revenue cycle, and physician compensation. He has written several published case studies, and is also a member of the Association for Academic Surgical Administrators.

Mr. Kaplan earned a Masters of Public Administration, with a concentration in Health Policy and Administration from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University.  He also received a BA in Political Science from Syracuse University.

 

Semester Course
Spring 2014 HPAM-GP.4845.001 Realities of Academic Medical Centers

The Realities of Faculty Practice Management, Part II is a continuation of the initial seven week course. This course is designed to provide students with an up close perspective of how a Faculty Practice Organization operates. The course will provide critical knowledge related to the following areas:

Faculty and the Academic/Teaching Mission; Research in a Faculty Practice Setting; Physician Productivity; Physician Recruitment & Compensation; Strategic Planning & Growing a Practice; Insurance and the Faculty Practice; Human Resources & Labor Relations.

Using real life case studies, expert insight, and relevant reading materials these sections will outline the problems, issues, and possible solutions for each topic. Through interactive class discussion, evidence based research, and access to industry leaders with content expertise each student will develop a detailed understanding of the realities of Faculty Practice Management.


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Spring 2012 HPAM-GP.4845.001 Realities of Academic Medical Centers

The Realities of Faculty Practice Management, Part II is a continuation of the initial seven week course. This course is designed to provide students with an up close perspective of how a Faculty Practice Organization operates. The course will provide critical knowledge related to the following areas:

Faculty and the Academic/Teaching Mission; Research in a Faculty Practice Setting; Physician Productivity; Physician Recruitment & Compensation; Strategic Planning & Growing a Practice; Insurance and the Faculty Practice; Human Resources & Labor Relations.

Using real life case studies, expert insight, and relevant reading materials these sections will outline the problems, issues, and possible solutions for each topic. Through interactive class discussion, evidence based research, and access to industry leaders with content expertise each student will develop a detailed understanding of the realities of Faculty Practice Management.


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Fall 2011 HPAM-GP.4844.001 The Realities of Faculty Practice Management

The Realities of Faculty Practice Management course is designed to provide students with an up close perspective of how a Faculty Practice Organization operates. The course will provide critical knowledge related to the following areas:
- Faculty Practice Operating Models
- Governance Structures
- Faculty Practice Business Operations
- Faculty Practice Finance and Revenue Cycle
- Faculty and the Faculty Practice
- Risk and Quality Management
- Performance Improvement

Using real life case studies, expert insight, and relevant reading materials these sections will outline the problems, issues, and possible solutions for each topic. Through interactive class discussion, evidence based research, and access to industry leaders with content expertise each student will develop a detailed understanding of the realities of Faculty Practice Management.


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Summer 2011 HPAM-GP.4844.001 The Realities of Faculty Practice Management

The Realities of Faculty Practice Management course is designed to provide students with an up close perspective of how a Faculty Practice Organization operates. The course will provide critical knowledge related to the following areas:
- Faculty Practice Operating Models
- Governance Structures
- Faculty Practice Business Operations
- Faculty Practice Finance and Revenue Cycle
- Faculty and the Faculty Practice
- Risk and Quality Management
- Performance Improvement

Using real life case studies, expert insight, and relevant reading materials these sections will outline the problems, issues, and possible solutions for each topic. Through interactive class discussion, evidence based research, and access to industry leaders with content expertise each student will develop a detailed understanding of the realities of Faculty Practice Management.


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