Fallon Health names Patti Shea, Psy.D. Director of its Accountable Care Organization Clinical Team

Worcester, MA, April 6, 2021— Fallon Health, a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care services organization, today announced the recent hire of Patti Shea, Psy.D. as Director of its Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Clinical Team. In this role she will provide direction and management of the MassHealth ACO clinical services area, including the development, implementation, and monitoring of all clinical programs required in the MassHealth contract. Dr. Shea will also work collaboratively with the Fallon Health team and ACO partners at Fallon’s three ACO plans: Berkshire Fallon Health Collaborative, Fallon 365 Care and Wellforce Care plan.

Dr. Shea brings more than three decades of behavioral health-related clinical experience to Fallon. She also brings extensive administrative leadership experience. Most recently, she held the position of Executive Director of Administrative Services at the North American Family Institute (NAFI). Previously, she also worked as Chief Operating Officer at Hampstead Hospital.

“As a well-respected trained doctor of psychology, Dr. Shea is a valuable addition to our team as we support the diverse and changing needs—including medical, behavioral health, and social determinants—of those we serve in our public sector programs,” said Carolyn Langer, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Fallon Health “Fallon Health takes great pride in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for those with complex health needs. We are thrilled to have Dr. Shea’s expertise guide us as we continue to move our important ACO program forward.”

Dr. Shea holds a bachelor of arts in industrial and organizational psychology from Bridgewater State University, a master of arts in clinical psychology from Lesley College and earned her Psy. D. in clinical psychology from Anitoch University New England.

Melissa Randall
Corporate Communications Manager, Fallon Health

About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products.