The leadership team at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York strives to continuously improve the health and well-being of the patients, members and families across all of the communities we serve.
Focusing on the organization’s core mission of caring for vulnerable individuals and families, our leadership advocates for health care policies that support beneficial home- and community-based services, promotes the development of innovative services, and maintains a tradition of charitable and compassionate care.
Ms. Flannery joined VNSNY in 1982 and transferred to Partners in Care, VNSNY’s licensed home care agency, in 1983. In 1996, she was appointed President of Partners in Care. Under her guidance, Partners in Care became the largest agency of its kind in the greater New York City area, expanding staffing, service geography, and growth in its different product lines. Ms. Flannery went on to serve as VNSNY’s Executive Vice President and Chief of Provider Operations from 2015 to 2017. After five months away from the organization, she returned in April 2018 in her current position as President and CEO.
With over 35 years of home health care experience, Ms. Flannery is a frequent presenter at statewide and national conferences, and has held leadership positions in a number of industry associations. In addition to being published in various home care journals, she has been a featured blogger on the Huffington Post. Ms. Flannery holds Bachelor and Master’s degrees from New York University.
VNSNY CHOICE is an affiliate of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, our nation’s largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization. Dr. Abdelaal has been a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and also contributes to Medium.
Prior to joining VNSNY, Mr. Parker practiced health care law, labor and employment law and litigation as a partner with the law firms of Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C. and Gibbons, P.C. He has served in various leadership roles in other non-profit organizations, including as a Trustee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Springpoint Senior Living, Inc., the leading New Jersey provider of senior living and care. Mr. Parker received his Juris Doctor with honors from Seton Hall University Law School and served a judicial clerkship in the Superior Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Savitt, who joined VNSNY in January, 2018, came to VNSNY with extensive experience as a Chief Financial Officer. His most recent role was at US Acute Care Solutions, where he was accountable for all financial functions, as well as payer contracting and managed care services. Prior to US Acute Care Systems, Mr. Savitt was CFO and EVP of Technology and Co-founder at Landmark Health, LLC, a California-based organization that provides home-based, physician-lead primary care focused on the most chronically ill and frail in the managed care environment. In addition, he has an extensive background in finance and operations with such organizations as UnitedHealth Group, Inc., Northwest Airlines, Inc., and Textron, Inc.
Mr. Savitt holds a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies at the University of Michigan, and an MBA from the School of Business Administration at the University of Michigan.