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Incorporated in 2012 as an LLC, Tower Health Providers (THP) is the oldest and largest clinically integrated organization in the region. THP includes a broad, multi-specialty physician network uniquely positioned to support value-based contracting arrangements for providers, payors, employers, and patients. THP physician membership governs and leads the organization in focusing on collaboration, quality, and accountability for network members.

Since its inception, Tower Health Providers physicians have earned more than $5.5M in shared savings and quality incentives through value-based arrangements with payors.

THP is currently comprised of more than 3,200 providers in over 300 participating practices and includes hospitals, physician-owned ambulatory facilities, and preferred partnerships. THP strives to further advance physician engagement through provider network activities, building new pathways of high-quality care through value-based contracts and population health initiatives, and ensure access to the highest quality, most efficient healthcare for patients, payors, employers, and communities.

By deploying state-of-the-art technology, THP’s forward-thinking infrastructure allows physicians to be on the cutting edge of quality reporting, value-based care initiatives, and network and referral management, and clinical innovations. In addition, THP focuses on the Quadruple Aim of Care by incorporating physician wellness and satisfaction

Tower Health Providers

  • Is physician led, run, and governed
  • Provides cost-effective care
  • Improved patient satisfaction
  • Holds physicians accountable for the care they deliver
  • Advances quality of patient care using evidence-based guidelines
  • Increases efficiencies throughout the continuum of care

Mission Statement

The mission of Tower Health Providers (THP) is to improve the overall health of our patient population through the deployment of a clinically integrated program that reduces care fragmentation and delivers high quality, cost-effective care. THP will be physician-driven and patient-centered with the goal of creating shared value for the patients, providers, employers, and payors.

Vision Statement

Tower Health Providers will be nationally recognized as a premier clinically integrated healthcare organization. It will be a collaborative effort of healthcare professionals in a multidisciplinary network providing coordinated patient-centric medical care using evidence-based guidelines that

promotes transformative care, accountability, and cost containment to improve efficiency and patient satisfaction. Through dedicated physician leadership and population health management, Tower Health Providers is committed to serving the diverse needs of its community and surrounding areas.

Governance and Leadership – Physician Committees

Physician committees form the foundation of Tower Health Providers. Physician-led projects and input drive change and innovation through ground-breaking work around quality, population health, and network growth. Committees are strategically balanced and diverse in geography and membership to govern and service their local communities through clinically integrated activities. All committees report to a robust physician-led Board of Managers for alignment of clinical integration program principles across the network.

Board of Managers

A Board of Managers with physician majority oversees THP operations in accordance with the mission and vision statements. By charter, the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson positions must be held by a Tower Health Providers physician. The Board’s purpose is to oversee the development and implementation of all components of the clinical integration program, ensuring every strategic objective is beneficial to all participating physicians.

Tower Health Providers Administration

The Administrative team of Tower Health Providers strives diligently to provide excellent service to our physician network. Let us know what we can do for you!

Executive Leadership

John D. Casey Jr., MD, CEO/Medical Director
Nicole Heitmann, MA, RODC, Associate Vice President, CI Operations

Network Development

Jennifer Ulrich, Director, Clinical Integration Network Development
Nicole Floramo, RN, FN, CLNC, Provider Network Development Specialist
Terri Wickman, Provider Network Development Specialist

Clinical Integration Informatics & Technologies

Gerry Miller, PhD, PMP, CMA, Manager CI Information Technology
Christopher Cahoon, Informatics Analyst

Clinical Integration Quality

Ashley Mackereth, MSN, RN, Clinical Quality Informaticist

Clinical Integration Support Services

Christina Gallardo, Administrative Coordinator Tracey Teal, Contract Services

Tower Health Providers Physician Fact Sheet

Physician Fact Sheet

Tower Health Providers (THP) is an extensive, high-value network of physicians from all specialties
spread across a wide geography. The organization ensures participating physicians align with practices of evidence-based medicine in a culture of physician accountability.
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