In part three of an ongoing series highlighting the board members for our Massachusetts-Rhode Island chapter, we are featuring Gary Janko. Gary is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Senscio Systems, Inc. At Senscio, his responsibilities include management of service delivery, compliance, program operations, strategic initiatives, and financial oversight. His career, spanning over 35 years, is focused in patient services, finance, revenue cycle, budgeting, medical practice operations, strategic planning, service line development, payer contracting, risk management, regulatory compliance, audit and internal controls.
As president and chief operating officer at Bay State Health Care, Gary pioneered the first IPA-type HMO model that changed the health insurance landscape in New England. He was responsible for building the company’s network to 3800 physicians and grew annual revenue to over $220 million. Following Bay State, he co-founded Atlantic Associates where he directed the design and implementation of over 35 specialty care facilities and turnkey satellite practices for major hospitals. Merging Atlantic into Access Partners, Inc., he served as president building a full service practice management software, billing, and consulting company.
After Access, he joined Pain Solutions Management Group where he oversaw client practice operations, revenue cycle and financial performance, information systems, strategic planning, and business development.
Mr. Janko earned his Bachelor of Science in economics and accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Masters in Public Administration from the Sloan Institute of Healthcare Administration, Graduate School of Business at Cornell University and was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
He serves as chair of the Physician Practice Management and Ambulatory Care Committee of the MA/RI Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and as a member of its Board of Directors. He is an active member the Medical Group Management Association and is a past president of its NH Chapter. Gary has served as faculty at national conferences on a wide range of healthcare management issues and authored two chapters for Essentials of Practice Management, published by a national specialty society.
Off hours, Gary enjoys travels with his wife Myra, cycling, and ever-expanding his model railroad.