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Empire BlueCross BlueShield honors exceptional New Yorkers as 2021 Whole Health Heroes

Crain’s New York Business recognizes JeMe Cioppa-Mosca, senior vice president of HSS Rehabilitation, as one of the 2021 Whole Health Heroes for displaying extraordinary leadership and a remarkable commitment to revitalize New York City.

With the onset of the pandemic and the emergency orders in place, the HSS Rehab and Performance team quickly pivoted to seeing patients via telehealth, and in four weeks Cioppa-Mosca rolled out telehealth training for therapists in groups of 50 or more.

She also led the Rehab and Performance team in developing guidelines that educated clinicians on how to evaluate and treat rehab patients via telehealth.

During the pandemic, her co-leadership led to the engagement of an outside consultant to involve the hospital in lobbying efforts that demonstrated the value of telehealth to the rehabilitation profession.

Read the full article at Crainsnewyork.com.