Isaac Kastenbaum, MPA, Vice President

Phone: 212-437-3911   Email: ikastenbaum@pcdc.org

Isaac Kastenbaum is the Vice President of PCDC’s Clinical and Quality Partners team. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic direction, growth, and strengthening of the organization’s capacity building and training efforts. Isaac was previously NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Director of Population Health and Network Development and oversaw the Hospital’s DSRIP Performing Provider System, relationships with post-acute care providers, Medicaid Health Home, and other efforts to embed community providers to meet patients’ psychosocial and behavioral health needs. While at NYP, he also worked on clinical transformation and Medicare bundling initiatives, supported the expansion of the NYP health care system, and launched a PCORI-funded initiative to amalgamate seven health systems’ EHR data to support outcomes research.

Prior to NYP, Isaac worked at a Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Partners In Health collaboration to improve the care for vulnerable patients in the US. While there, he worked with health center staff to integrate community health workers (CHWs), supported multiple cost/quality evaluations, implemented smartphone care coordination tools, and helped build a training practice to bring CHWs to new provider settings.

Isaac received his BA in Economics from Boston University and MPA in Health Policy from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.