WESTMED
We Understand the Business Needs of Healthcare

Our Team
WESTMED Practice Partners (WPP) is a management services company that has evolved from the leadership, vision and success of the WESTMED Medical Group (WESTMED), headed by Simeon Schwartz, MD, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and Barney Newman, MD, Chief Medical Officer. Drs. Schwartz and Newman are supported by a talented and experienced administrative team of professionals with comprehensive administrative and technological capabilities and a proven track record. The goal of WPP is to be the premier healthcare management services company in the United States by providing a comprehensive, turnkey solution for all aspects of medical management and healthcare information services.

Merin Joseph, MBA
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer


Joseph3Merin Joseph is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of WESTMED Practice Partners and WESTMED Medical Group.  Ms. Joseph has been in leadership positions in information technology for WESTMED Medical Group since 2002.

Her leadership of the IT team was instrumental in WESTMED Medical Group’s receiving national recognition as a leader in health care IT technology. She has also made it possible for WESTMED to pioneer countless new applications by working closely with the vendors. She has arranged for the Group to be a beta site for many of these applications.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in health information management from Kean University and a master’s degree in information systems from Pace University. In addition, she holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut.

 

EXECUTIVE BIOS

Simeon A. Schwartz, MD

Barney D. Newman, MD

Anthony Viceroy, CPA, MBA

Peter Tesler, MD, MPH

Merin Joseph, MBA

Susan Scharf, Esq.

Janet Rella, RN, MSN

Vicki McKinney

Joseph DiCarlo, MBA

Alexis Ortiz Heaney

Arthur Forni, MD, MMM

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