Tonguç Yaman, CHCIO, CPHIMS is responsible for information technology strategy, infrastructure, and implementation at Advocate Community Providers (ACP). ACP is a 2,000-physician, 950-provider network created to provide patient-centered, culturally-sensitive care for 650,000 Medicaid beneficiaries in four boroughs of New York City. Of the 25 networks participating in New York State’s five year, $6B Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, ACP is the only one that is community-based and physician-led. Mr. Yaman has led the 600+ ACP practices through the technical challenges of coming together as a network to achieve early DSRIP success.
Mr. Yaman is a senior healthcare IT executive who has led successful initiatives in many complex environments—infrastructure, financial services and application development experience. Prior to joining ACP, he was Deputy Network CIO for NYC Health & Hospital Corporation’s South Manhattan Healthcare Network. Mr. Yaman earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering at Bogaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey. He is currently completing the Executive Master of Public Health program at Columbia University, where he is also a teaching assistant in Healthcare IT.