AHI announces the hiring of two staff members.
Nancy Gildersleeve joins AHI as director, prevention and planning, after holding a number of leadership roles for the Capital District YMCA, most recently serving in a leadership capacity at the organization’s corporate offices. In that role, Gildersleeve blended association advancement and operational roles to create health equity and address chronic health issues in the community. She was also involved in building and advancing comprehensive, evidence-based wellness programs in the organization’s nine-branch service region.
In her new role, Gildersleeve, who holds a degree in Human Services, is responsible for leading and overseeing a number of programs that focus on community health planning and improvement and strategic initiatives including network development, advocacy, and service line development, including the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP), Adirondack Rural Health Network (ARHN), and Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program Project 4.a.iii – Strengthening Mental Health and Substance Abuse Infrastructure Across Systems.
Dwane Sterling joins AHI as director, health system transformation technology, after serving as manager of information services at Albany Medical Center. In that role, he management data and information protection, threat and vulnerability, incident response, and security architecture and infrastructure for the hospital.
In his new role, Sterling has leadership responsibility for executing AHI’s health information technology strategy, governance and security requirements, identifying reporting needs and data sources to develop metrics and deliverables for planning and evaluation purposes, developing regional population health management capabilities, and working with the local Regional Health Innovation Organization to maximize AHI partner interoperability.
Sterling, a Certified Project Management Professional, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.