Fallon Health appoints Thomas H. Ebert, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

Worcester, Mass., January 6, 2016 — Fallon Health, a nationally recognized not-for-profit health care services organization, is pleased to announce its recent appointment of Thomas H. Ebert, M.D., as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Ebert will ensure the appropriateness, quality and cost-effectiveness of the health care services received by all Fallon members.

With over 20 years of experience as a managed care physician executive, Dr. Ebert served as Chief Medical Officer at Health New England, a subsidiary of Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was also principal consultant at Premier, Inc., a Charlotte, North Carolina-based provider-owned health services and consulting company. While at Premier, Dr. Ebert advised and helped hospital systems and physician groups form clinically integrated networks.

In addition, Dr. Ebert practiced nephrology in Worcester, Massachusetts for over 20 years. He served as Associate Chief of Medicine and Director of the Internal Medicine Residency training program at Worcester Memorial Hospital (now part of UMass Memorial Healthcare). He was the first president and medical director of Memorial’s Physician Hospital Organization and was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine for more than two decades.

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University Scholl of Medicine with a medical degree, Dr. Ebert completed internal medicine residencies at Parkland Memorial Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Affiliated Hospitals in Dallas, Texas.  He completed fellowships in nephrology and pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Presently, Dr. Ebert is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Ebert and his wife, Sheila Donnelly, M.D., live in West Boylston. 

Carrie Wattu

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. For more information, visit www.fallonhealth.org.