Janine Muccio

Setauket- East Setauket, NY

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Janine Muccio, MPH, RHIT, is the Program Coordinator and Instructor of Health Information Technology at Suffolk County Community College in New York. She has been working in the healthcare industry for over seven years and has extensive expertise in public health, health information technology, performance/ quality improvement/ value-based care/ outcomes research, and healthcare reimbursements as it applies to public and private health insurances. She has spearheaded public health initiatives with Hospital Organizations, Private Practices, Behavioral Health Centers, and Skilled-Nursing Facilities. Prior to going into academia, Janine was a Performance Manager at the Suffolk Care Collaborative, which is an organization that is responsible for spearheading the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program in Suffolk County.

Work experience

Sep 2019 - Present

Suffolk County Community College

Health Information Technology Program Coordinator and Instructor

• Responsible for the day-to-day business operations of the HIT Program • Develop syllabi and lesson plans that meet course competencies and lesson objectives; and align with the industry and requirements of the accrediting body • Successfully develop courses and course content for distance learning using Blackboard Learning Management System • Lecture and communicate effectively with students from diverse backgrounds • Promote student success by showing flexibility in the delivery style of course material while exhibiting a passion for teaching and engaging students in the learning process • Evaluate and grade students’ class work assignments and papers in a timely manner • Develop partnerships with healthcare organizations for clinical experience placements and coordinate legal affiliation agreements between organizations’ and the College • Provide current and prospective students with academic advisement and mentoring via face-to-face interactions, phone conferences, or recruitment events, such as the College’s Open House • Create marketing materials highlighting the HIT Program for prospective students to attract them to the program and to increase enrollment efforts • Recruit and mentor adjunct faculty to teach in the HIT Program • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricular course content, course materials, and methods of instruction to meet the needs of the accrediting body and to prepare for the upcoming on-site visit • Built and established a relationship with accrediting body’s Academic Affairs Subject Matter Expert to prepare for the College’s launch of AHIMA’s VLab Applications to enrich student learning • Revised content on College’s HIT Program website to ensure that requirements of the accrediting body are met • Designed and produced the Annual Program Assessment Report to the accrediting body that monitors program performance, outcomes, and changes for continuous quality improvement • Worked with the Office of Academic Affairs in revising the learning outcomes for the HIT Program and produced the Annual Report of Academic Assessment for the 2019 – 2020 academic year • Spearheaded efforts associated with the recently awarded Perkins Innovation and Modernization Grant for the HIT Program and serve as the program lead • Courses taught include: o HIT 114 Introduction to Health Information Technology o HIT 117 Electronic Health Records o HIT 119 Privacy and Security of the Electronic Health Record o HIT 220 Study of Disease o HIT 226 Regulatory Issues in the Electronic Health Record o HIT 240 Management Issues in the Electronic Health Record o HSC 110 Medical Terminology

Jul 2018 - Sep 2019

Suffolk Care Collaborative, Stony Brook Medicine- Office of Population Health

Performance Manager

• Performed audits for patient engagement reporting, facilitated quarterly reporting processes and education plans • Produced and prepared summary reports of patient engagement audit findings and tracked and trended follow-up action plans • Produced analyses and standard reports using healthcare claims data, (with regards to quality) to support the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Performance Reporting and Improvement Program • Analyzed, interpreted, and presented standard reports in Excel and PowerPoint, from building data reports in Salient, Salesforce and Cerner Electronic Health Record • Built datasets from disparate data sources using a broad array of technical platforms • Coordinated materials and the communication for all Managed Care Organizations calls including preparing agendas, tracking of deliverables, preparing follow-up communications, and the assignment of action items • Managed several tasks simultaneously, including prioritizing tasks and ensuring that tasks are brought to final completion • Facilitated the collection of protected health information on a quarterly basis to meet NYS Department of Health reporting requirements • Facilitated and project managed the annual medical record abstraction and CG-CAHPS surveying processes with collection vendors to meet NYS Department of Health metric reporting requirements • Developed and facilitated a formal Quality Improvement Action Planning program that utilized rapid-cycle plan-do-study-act (PDSA) projects with several healthcare provider organizations of varying sizes

Jul 2017 - Jul 2018

Suffolk Care Collaborative, Stony Brook Medicine- Office of Population Health

Performance Management Program Assistant


Sep 2016 - Jul 2017

Catholic Health Services

Performance Improvement Analyst

• Collected and analyzed audit-related data resulting from the NYS Department of Health and Joint Commission regulatory surveys supporting the hospital’s performance improvement committee • Responsible for data abstracting, harvesting, and compiling accurate performance improvement metric reports from STAR and MIDAS database sources • Performed clinical chart abstraction, using EPIC, to navigate medical records of patients who undergo bariatric surgical treatment


Apr 2014 - Sep 2016


Healthcare Research Project Manager

• Managed a team of four Research Analysts to develop and design project plans for pharmaceutical, medical device, and hedge fund firms • Defined project scope, objectives, initiatives, timelines, and budgets • Researched and identified various therapeutic areas, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, clinical trials, drug approval procedures, and regulatory issues in order to facilitate research • Built and maintained strong relationships with clients and healthcare professionals

May 2013 - Mar 2014

Boston Healthcare Associates


• Conducted research and analyzed opportunities for new healthcare technologies for pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic companies • Analyzed private and government insurance reimbursement contracts and policies for the likelihood of technology market adoption • Performed primary and secondary research; reviewed, interpreted, and reported on health economic, epidemiologic, and clinical literature materials to develop project deliverables

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