SironaHealth Clinical Management

Industry experts

SironaHealth has assembled a team of industry experts to oversee our telephone triage and clinical operations across our national network of contact centers and remote nurses.

 

Gary Setnik

Gary S. Setnik, MD, FACEP
Medical Director

Dr. Setnik is responsible for all aspects of clinical quality and risk management for SironaHealth. He has served as medical director for Health Front Educational Services, a Boston-based medical call center company, since its inception in 1991. Dr. Setnik has practiced and taught emergency medicine for 26 years. He is chair of the emergency department at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and since 1977 he has been an Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School, where he has chaired several committees on emergency medicine. He has also served on the board of directors for the Regional EMS Advisory Council. Dr. Setnik holds a bachelor's degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and an M.D. from Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus.

 

 

Debra Weiner, MD
Pediatric Medical Director

Dr. Weiner is the pediatric advisor for SironaHealth. Dr. Weiner is responsible for providing guidance regarding phone triage care of pediatric patients. Dr. Weiner is a board certified pediatrician and pediatric emergency medicine physician at Children’s Hospital Boston (CHB), where she has practiced for 15 years since completing Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship training at CHB. Dr. Weiner is also an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS), and is Director of the HMS Pediatric Emergency Medicine clerkship. Dr. Weiner has served as the Pediatric Emergency Medicine consultant for CHBs telephone triage service. She serves on multiple CHB committees that have developed clinical practice guidelines for patient care at CHB. Dr. Weiner has authored numerous articles and chapters related to Pediatric Emergency Care. Dr. Weiner earned her MD at University of Southern California, her PhD in Human Genetics at Medical College of Virginia and received residency training in Pediatrics at University of Colorado Health Sciences.

 

Lorie Whittemore

Lorie Whittemore, RNBC, BSN, CCM
Vice President, Quality and Training

Ms. Whittemore is responsible for the oversight of all Quality and Training activities for SironaHealth, including compliance with URAC accreditation standards, quality monitoring, risk management, process improvement, and training throughout the organization. She brings over 20 years of healthcare experience to this position, including both clinical and management experience. Prior to her work at SironaHealth, Ms. Whittemore worked at IntelliCare as a Telehealth Nurse Consultant and Nursing Team Manager. As a Manager she assisted with the development, implementation, and oversight of new programs along with striving for quality and excellence within her nursing team. Most recently, Lorie served as IntelliCare's Quality Coordinator.

Ms. Whittemore holds a bachelor of science degree in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine and active certifications in Medical/Surgical Nursing and Case Management. She also holds a leadership position within a local service organization in her community.

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Caroline White, BSN, RNC
Director of Clinical Operations

Caroline is a 34-year veteran in the heatlh care industry. She brings over 20 years of ambulatory care experience to her current role with 12 of those years specific to telehealth. Caroline is responsible for the management of 24-hour clinical services -- leading her nursing teams toward operating efficiency while ensuring quality caller care. In addition to her role as a management leader, Caroline participates in corporate wide process improvement teams and task forces to promote the development of an empowered nursing team at SironaHealth. She is also an active member of the AAACN as well as Texas Nurses Association. Prior to joining SironaHealth, Caroline served as Director of Clinical Operations, Clinical Quality and Training Coordinator, and staff nurse for IntelliCare, Inc. She has also held clinical management positions in Critical Care, Oncology/Hospice, School Nursing, and Community Health.

Ms. White holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Texas and has active certification in Telehealth Nursing.

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