Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Holly Perzy, MD, MMM, Appointed Executive Director Of MetroHealth Select, VP Of Care Delivery
(Cleveland) – The MetroHealth System announces the appointment of Holly Perzy, MD, MMM, as Executive Director, MetroHealth Select and Vice President, Care Delivery.
MetroHealth Select is a benefit plan option for employers who want to offer their employees access to the high-quality healthcare services available throughout The MetroHealth System. Current enrollment is approximately 8,000 members, and clients include Cuyahoga County, Cleveland State University and several local municipalities. Select patients are afforded several advantages, including a dedicated phone number and appointments within a specific time frame, with lower co-pays and affordable prescription drugs.
“I view this as relationship building with patients, brokers, physicians and community leaders,” Dr. Perzy said of her new role. “MetroHealth Select has done exceedingly well, and it’s a phenomenal product that delivers high-quality care and outcomes in an efficient, cost-effective model. It’s grown to the point where it’s like a mini practice, so we have to make sure it has the right structure and dedicated people. We’re growing and creating a concierge care delivery model for patients. We have the ability to focus on being patient-centered, which fits with MetroHealth’s mission.”
Dr. Perzy assumed her new duties on April 1. Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Perzy was the Medical Director of the MetroHealth Middleburg Heights November Family Health Center, where she continues to see patients.
“Holly has proven to be an outstanding clinician and administrator. As the delivery of healthcare model is quickly changing, I feel confident with Holly at the helm as VP of Care Delivery as well as Executive Director of MetroHealth Select,” said Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE, President and CEO of MetroHealth.
Dr. Perzy has been with MetroHealth for 25 years, starting with her Internal Medicine-Pediatrics internship. She currently holds or has held numerous leadership positions, including Director, Center for Internal-Medicine-Pediatrics and Associate Chief Medical Officer, Faculty Affairs; President and Past President, Medical Staff; and Secretary/Treasurer, Medical Staff. She also has served on numerous operational and medical committees.
Dr. Perzy received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from John Carroll University and her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She also holds a master's in Medical Management from The School of Public Policy & Management at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University.