Our Senior Leadership Team, composed of senior executives in the Harrington HealthCare System, meets regularly with President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Moore to set policy, make executive decisions and develop short-term and long-term strategies for the organization.
As President and CEO of Harrington Hospital, Ed Moore is responsible for the overall operation and expansion of both the hospital and the entire Harrington HealthCare System. He has led the effort to bring the hospital’s offerings to the community, through the opening of medical office buildings and other satellite facilities.
Moore, with oversight of the Board of Directors, also has individual responsibility for all members of the Senior Leadership Team and the Behavioral Health Service Line. Ed works to develop and implement the overall strategic direction of the Harrington HealthCare System, and is responsible for its financial health.
He has more than 35 years of experience in healthcare management. Moore came to Harrington in July 2007 from MetroWest Medical Center, where he was Chief Operating Officer as well as the Administrator for the center’s Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, Mass. Prior to that, he held executive positions at Eastern Connecticut Health Network in Manchester, Conn.; VHA Northeast in Braintree, Mass.; Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Mass.; Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, R.I.; and Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Mass.
Moore received an MBA in Hospital Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Management, cum laude, from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Jess Calcidise oversees the Case Management, Clinical Documentation, Nursing Administration and Interpreter Services Departments. She is also responsible for Critical Care Services in the Emergency Departments and the ICU/CCU as well as Diagnostic Imaging, Nursing on the inpatient units (Pediatric and Medical-Surgical) and Nursing Education management.
Calcidise was most recently the chief nursing officer for Mercy Medical Center, Weldon Rehab Hospital and Providence Behavioral Health Hospital, and served as vice president for patient care services at Sisters of Providence Health System.
Over the past decade, Calcidise has had operational responsibility including management, staffing and performance, as well as quality and patient safety metrics.
Calcidise is Six Sigma and Lean certified, as well as Just Culture certified. Additionally, she has received recognition for her efforts and results in improving employee engagement and patient satisfaction.
Chris Canniff oversees all Human Resource functions at Harrington HealthCare System, including personnel, compensation and benefits, physician contracting, recruitment and retention. He also oversees Business Development, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Public Relations, Development, Volunteer, Self-Wellness and Community Outreach Services.
Canniff has both a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. He also holds a Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School in Albany, N.Y. and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Lisa Casasanta oversees the Harrington HealthCare Physician Hospital Organization, including oversight and management of all value-based contracts. She also co-leads the operational and financial performance of the Primary Care Service line for Harrington Physician Services, Inc.
Casasanta was most recently the VP of Population Health for Mercy Medical Center and Regional Director for the Springfield market for Trinity Health of New England. Prior to her work at Mercy, she spent 17 years in the Pharmaceutical arena holding various positions at Pfizer and Boehringer-Ingelheim.
Casasanta received a Masters of Public Health as well as a Bachelor of Science with a focus in Medical Technology from the University of Connecticut.
Greg Mirhej is responsible for Behavioral Health Services, including outpatient mental health and substance use disorder clinics across the lifespan, Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Programs, in-school and court services, addiction urgent care, psychiatric emergency services, and adult psychiatric and co-occurring inpatient services. He oversees Division Directors as well as Medical Directors and has developed numerous community partnerships to create a regional Drug Court system, residential programs, and initiatives with the Health Policy Commission to integrate behavioral health in primary care and emergency rooms.
Harry Lemieux is a member of the Senior Leadership Team with responsibility for day-to-day hospital operations for several clinical, non-clinical, and ancillary departments. Additionally, Harry oversees information technology operations and strategy across Harrington HealthCare System.
Harry has over 20 years of healthcare industry experience and a broad range of expertise in healthcare operations and finance. Harry most recently served as Chief Information and Innovation Officer at Morton Hospital, a Steward Family Hospital, in Taunton, Massachusetts from 1999-2012.
Harry has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Fitchburg State University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from the New England Institute of Technology.
Dr. Russo is responsible for medical quality and clinical program planning, medical staff functions and credentialing. Russo also manages HPS physician leadership and oversees the Medical Library and Harrington’s CME program.
Dr. Russo has 35 years of healthcare experience and is a board-certified internist.
Dr. Russo has previously held several physician executive positions including CEO of the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and, subsequently, University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care. He is a member of the American College of Physician Executives and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Russo has also served on the boards of many hospitals and healthcare organizations.
Tom Sullivan is responsible for setting financial strategy and overseeing the financial operations of the entire Harrington HealthCare system. He also oversees Accounting, Billing, Medical Records and Compliance, Patient Access and Central Scheduling/Central Referral Departments for Harrington Hospital. He also oversees the financial operations of Harrington Physician Services, Inc and Harrington HealthCare Physician Hospital Organization
Mr. Sullivan has worked in healthcare for more than 42 years, both for regional and national healthcare organizations and for not-for-profit as well as for-profit institutions. He has been Chief Financial Officer in the Caritas Christi HealthCare System, HealthAlliance Hospital (UMASS Memorial Healthcare System) and the Tennessee-based Vanguard Health Systems, where he was in charge of financial operations at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, MA. Mr. Sullivan began his career as a regulator with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, Vt. Mr. Sullivan also has a Masters of Science in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration from Bentley College in Waltham, MA.
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