Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance is overseen by a Board of Managers that is physician-led and includes certain members of the Baylor Scott & White Health administrative team and a member of the community participating in Medicare.
SVP, Value-based Care, BSWH
Jenny Reed is the senior vice president of Value-based Care for Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH), the largest non-profit health system in Texas. Jenny also leads the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance (BSWQA), BSWH's clinically integrated network and accountable care organization.
Jenny guides strategies and provides leadership oversight to BSWH value-based care initiatives as well as the departments of comprehensive care management, post-acute strategy and value-based government programs. Jenny leads BSWQA's senior leadership team, guiding the development of strategies as well as long and short-term organizational goals. Jenny inspires collaborative working relationships with BSWH hospitals, BSWQA providers, respective peers and the community.
Jenny directs vital elements of value-based care. She guides the strategy in developing programs and initiatives that support BSWH's Ambition to be the trusted leader, educator and innovator in value-based care delivery, customer experience and affordability.
Jenny is a Louisiana native who earned her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and holds a Masters of Social Work from Louisiana State University.
Kim Morris, LCSW, ACM-SW
VP, Value-based Care — Clinical Services, BSWH
Kim Morris is the System Director of Ambulatory Comprehensive Care Management for Baylor Scott & White Health and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance (BSWQA), the accountable care organization affiliate of Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH), the largest non-profit health system in Texas.
For BSWQA, Kim leads a team of experienced RN care managers, licensed masters social workers, health coordinators and community health workers. Together, they are responsible for managing the health of patient populations through care management programs that include complex disease management, gaps in care services, psychosocially complex case management and transitional care management – facilitating patient continuity of care during post hospital transitions.
As the head of Comprehensive Care Management, Ms. Morris oversees a vital element of population health. She directs care management strategy for 800,000 BSWQA members and a concierge member services center.
Ms. Morris is a Mississippi native who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University and holds a Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Tennessee at Memphis.
Phil Aponte, MD
Dr. Phil Aponte, MD, a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine, specializes in family medicine and dermatology. He formerly served as vice president for Ambulatory Informatics at Baylor Scott & White Health.
Dr. Aponte transitioned into the role of Medical Director for the BSWQA last year after serving as Vice President for Ambulatory Informatics, HTPN, where he led the Epic implementation. Dr. Aponte has been with Baylor Scott & White Health for more than 17 years, serving in the Office of the Chief Quality Officer, HTPN and Informatics during his tenure.
Dr. Aponte received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He is an avid tennis player and an avid football (soccer to Americans) enthusiast. His favorite team is Chelsea Football Club, the best in London.
Michael Massey, MD, MS
Dr. Michael Massey, MD, MS is board certified in internal medicine. He currently serves as Vice President of Physician Performance and Medical Director for Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance (BSWQA).
Dr. Massey plays an integral role in developing and implementing BSWQA initiatives centered on transitioning to a value-based care delivery system. He assists in leading BSWQA in developing and recommending standards, policies and processes related to clinical integration, quality and patient safety, resource allocation and utilization as well as patient outcomes. Dr. Massey's accomplishments in these areas have resulted in improving patient outcomes and advancing BSWQA's significant contributions to transforming the healthcare delivery system focused on achieving better health, better care and better value for our patients and communities.
Dr. Massey received his medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University, completed a residency at Legacy Healthcare System in Portland, OR and received a Master of Science in Healthcare Management from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Mark S. Schnitzer, MD, FACS, CHCQM
Dr. Schnitzer is a TAMU College of Medicine graduate and Johns Hopkins-trained, board-certified neurosurgeon, employed with the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance since February 2020. He comes most recently from SSM Health where he was the Central Medical Director for Patient Care Optimization for the six adult hospitals in the St. Louis region.
Dr. Schnitzer is also board certified in Healthcare Quality and Management with added qualification as a Physician Advisor by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians as well as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt by the American Society for Quality.
Dr. Schnitzer’s accountabilities include:
- Employer relationships and strategy
- Payor JOC lead
- Centers of Excellence clinical lead
- UM/UR development