Contessa Health Names Dr. Mark Montoney as Chief Medical Officer

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Contessa Health announced today the addition of Dr. Mark Montoney as the
company’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO). In this role, Dr. Montoney
will lead all of Contessa Health’s clinical operations, including
protocol development, service line strategies and market-based clinical
quality committees.

“We are thrilled to bring Mark aboard to lead our clinical team,” said
Travis Messina, Contessa Health’s Chief Executive Officer. “His
experience leading both national and regional health systems through the
transition to value-based care will be an extremely valuable asset to
Contessa as we accelerate our growth to meet the growing demand for our

Charlie Martin, Member of the Board of Directors of Contessa and
Chairman of Martin Ventures added, “Having worked with Dr. Montoney at
Vanguard, I’ve seen, firsthand, his outstanding ability to engage
clinicians in changing behavior and implement initiatives that truly
improve the quality of care delivery. The depth and breadth of Mark’s
experience makes him a remarkable fit at Contessa and we look forward to
furthering Contessa’s mission of delivering hospital-level care in the

“I’m excited to join the Contessa Health team in unifying care that is
truly patient-centered,” said Dr. Mark Montoney, new CMO of Contessa
Health. “This is a great opportunity to advance the home hospitalization
model and enhance value in the overall patient care experience.”

Prior to Contessa Health, Dr. Montoney served as the Chief Medical
Officer of Tenet Healthcare where he led a network of regional physician
executives and collaborated with nursing leadership in driving clinical
performance and high quality patient care. Mark joined Tenet through its
acquisition of Vanguard Health Systems, where he was the Chief Medical
Officer. At Vanguard, he was responsible for system-wide clinical
quality improvement, patient safety, physician alignment strategies and
value-based health care delivery. Prior to Vanguard, Mark was the Chief
Medical Officer of OhioHealth where he also practiced internal and
geriatric medicine for a number of years.

About Contessa Health

Contessa Health creates and manages episodic risk arrangements for
Commercial and Medicare Advantage health plans. By combining our
proprietary platform, ContradoClaim™, with evidence-based clinical
protocols and managed services, Contessa Health enables both payers and
providers to successfully operate prospective episodic risk programs.


Contessa Health
Travis Messina, 615-635-0288