The scope of Anne Marie McDonough’s work as a senior director of rehab medicine includes 1,000 Rehab inpatient discharges and 55,000 outpatient visits annually. Financial responsibility for a $15 million expense budget and leading a staff of 160. She handles strategic planning for the SIUH Rehabilitation Medicine’s comprehensive range of programs spanning inpatient, acute care therapy and outpatient programs from neonate through geriatric. McDonough also oversaw the successful recent implementation of an outpatient Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab program which achieved 10,000 visits within 18 months (above budget by 30%).
Ann Marie is involved in national-level policy initiatives through Board Member involvement with American Medical Rehab Providers Association. Chairs AMRPA Denials Committee. Northwell Health System subject matter expert for rehabilitation regulations and operational performance metrics, as well as hospital-wide leadership initiatives, include cultural diversity and inclusion initiatives; language, sign language interpretation services and ADA accessibility standards.
In 2020, Anne Marie was awarded the Staten Island Heart Society Excellence in Healthcare Award and the Soroptomist Ruby Award. Prior to her positions at Northwell Health System, McDonough was administrative coordinator of laboratory services at Alexian Brothers Hospital in Elizabeth N.J.
McDonough holds a Master of Public Health, Health Care Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science, Nursing from SUNY Downstate Medical Center.