Joseph Tomaino

Joseph Tomaino, M.S., RN


  • New York City
  • (212) 223-5020
Joseph Tomaino is the Chief Executive Officer of Grassi Healthcare Advisors, LLC and has over 30 years of healthcare management experience working in the not-for-profit, for-profit and government-sponsored segments. As a chief executive officer, chief nursing officer, consultant, and educator, Joseph has worked with provider organizations and payers across the U.S. as an architect of value based care -- improving clinical effectiveness along with efficient use of resources. Joseph uses data to analyze populations being served as well as an organization’s effectiveness, and then applies innovative structure and program designs to improve performance, helping clients transform to successfully operate in managed care and accountable care reimbursement environments.

Joseph brings C-suite experience to his advisory engagements. Prior to joining Grassi, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Continuing Care Division of a major multi-hospital health system and was responsible for organizations with a total of $280 million a year in revenue. His major accomplishments in this role included leading the system’s application and approval as an awardee conveyer of Model 2 CMS Bundled Payment Initiative, development of a cross-continuum care coordination platform, and restructuring and consolidation of duplicative and inefficient program components to achieve improved profitability.

Joseph has advised both payers and providers to re-design processes to be in alignment with emerging value based payment methodologies, such as a recent year-long engagement with a DSRIP PPS to integrate primary care and behavioral health. He also serves as a Patient Care Ombudsman for the Office of the United States Trustee, monitoring healthcare businesses as they restructure under bankruptcy and has provided advisory services to help struggling providers achieve sustainability and improvement.

He serves on the board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Long Island, the Big Data Advisory Board of Rutgers Center for Innovation Education, and previously served on the board of directors and executive committee of Westchester Medical Center, a tertiary academic medical center, and of HEALTHIX, a regional health information exchange. Joseph also served on the executive management committee of Long Island Health Network, a clinically integrated multi-hospital network. Additionally, he served on the graduate faculty of Pace University, the College of New Rochelle, and Columbia University where he was assistant dean of the school of nursing and director of clinical affairs. 

Grassi & Co. Launches New Affiliate, Grassi Healthcare Advisors, LLC (GHA)

Grassi & Co. is proud to announce the launch of Grassi Healthcare Advisors, LLC (GHA), which will be led by CEO Joseph Tomaino, previously the Principal of Healthcare Transformation Consulting of Grassi & Co. for the last three years.

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Strategies for Reopening Your Construction Business

As most businesses remain in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, business owners have many questions about when and how they will ever reopen. Our Contruction and Healthcare Consulting professionals provide their insights into what contractors can do now to prepare to restart their operations and workforces later.

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Private Nonprofits Eligible for FEMA Assistance in Wake of COVID-19 Losses

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COVID-19 Relief Payments on the Way to Healthcare Providers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has provided more details on the $100 billion of relief funds provided for the healthcare industry under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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Foundations Activate Emergency Funds for COVID-19 Relief

Foundations across the country are activating funds and other resources to help nonprofits and the communities they serve recover from the impact of COVID-19. Grassi’s Grant Compliance professionals are monitoring opportunities in every state and helping organizations secure the funding they need to fulfill their missions during and after the pandemic.

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Coronavirus Highlights Need for Businesses to Plan for Health Risks

Many business response plans and insurance policies do not cover business interruption caused by an epidemic. It may not seem a likely scenario in this age of advanced healthcare, but as the Coronavirus proves, risk assessments and business continuity plans should include regional health risks throughout the world.

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Reopening Your Business Episode II

Developing Your Comeback Plan

Join us for the next episode in our new webinar series, Reopening Your Business, and begin to plan actionable steps toward restarting your operations and workforce.


Reopening Your Business

Episode One: Preparing Your Comeback

Reopening your business in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis will be one of the most important stages of your entire business cycle. Preparing for it proactively and strategically is critical to your long-term success. Join us on Tuesday, May 5, as we begin our Reopening Your Business webinar series hosted by Jeff Agranoff, HR Consulting Principal, and Joe Tomaino, Healthcare Consulting Leader.


Reporting Your COVID-19 Relief

Join us on Friday, April 24, at 11:00 a.m. EDT, as our Healthcare experts, Joseph Tomaino, M.S., R.N. and John Pellitteri, CPA present a live webinar to help you plan, document and comply with COVID-19 reporting requirements.


Integrating Telehealth into Your Practice in a COVID-19 Era

Join professionals from Grassi Healthcare Advisors and Moustakas Nelson LLC on Thursday, April 9 at 3:00 p.m. for a look into Telehealth Services and best practices for integrating them into your practice in the middle of a global pandemic.



    MS, College of New Rochelle

    BS, The Catholic University of America


    American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

    Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)

    NYC Health Business Leaders (NYCHBL), Advisory Board Member 

    Rutgers Center for Innovation Education, Big Data Advisory Board

    Turnaround Management Association
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