Newswise — NEW YORK, NEW YORK (July 20, 2017) – NewYork-Presbyterian has named Michael Breslin chief financial officer, effective January 1, 2018. He will succeed Phyllis Lantos, who is transitioning to a new role as a senior advisor to Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian.
“Michael has many years of proven financial success in healthcare,” said Dr. Corwin. “We are confident that he will continue to maintain our financial strength and stability. We are also grateful to Phyllis Lantos, who will stay on as my trusted advisor. She led NewYork-Presbyterian through 17 years of consistent profitability and numerous financial achievements, and will continue to be an important resource to our team as Michael transitions to his new role.”
“Since joining NewYork-Presbyterian, Michael has helped us achieve many of our financial goals, enabling us to provide world-class care to a growing number of patients,” said Dr. Laura L. Forese, executive vice president and chief operating officer of NewYork-Presbyterian. “We congratulate him on his new role.”
As chief financial officer, Mr. Breslin will oversee all financial matters, including financial reporting, financial planning, revenue cycle, budget, reimbursement, cost accounting, financing, insurance, strategic sourcing, supply chain, patient access and managed care. He has many years of experience in accounting, budgeting, accounts payable, payroll, insurance, tax, audit, capital, treasury, procurement and strategic sourcing, patient financial services and internal finance control functions.
Prior to joining NewYork-Presbyterian in 2015, he served as senior vice president, finance at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist (then New York Methodist Hospital). Earlier in his career, he was chief financial officer of Lenox Hill Hospital and also served as president and chief executive officer of Richmond University Medical Center. His relationship with NewYork-Presbyterian began when he worked with the hospital as a partner at the accounting firm of Ernst & Young.
Mr. Breslin holds his Bachelor of Science in accounting from Manhattan College and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in New York state.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic healthcare delivery systems, whose organizations are dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care and service to patients in the New York metropolitan area, nationally, and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research and innovative, patient-centered clinical care.
NewYork-Presbyterian has four major divisions:
- NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked #1 in the New York metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report and repeatedly named to the Honor Roll of “America’s Best Hospitals.”
- NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network comprises hospitals and other facilities in the New York metropolitan region.
- NewYork-Presbyterian Physician Services, which connects medical experts with patients in their communities.
- NewYork-Presbyterian Community and Population Health, encompassing ambulatory care network sites and community healthcare initiatives, including NewYork Quality Care, the Accountable Care Organization jointly established by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia.
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