As a cancer-care provider — and one of the largest cancer physician networks in the U.S., RCCA has a vast array of objectives, responsibilities and commitments. To ensure these are handled and pursued with both excellence and efficiency, we have a team of experienced cancer-care management professionals dedicated to carrying out our board’s vision for providing the highest standards of care and service.
As Chief Science Officer and Director of Research and Innovation, Dr. Andre Goy is responsible for developing strategies that will bring research and clinical trials to all RCCA locations. Under Dr. Goy’s leadership, patients in local communities throughout New Jersey will be able to access cutting-edge clinical trials focused on novel therapies and biomarker-driven research.
Dr. Iuliana Shapira, MD is Chief Medical Officer at Regional Cancer Care Associates. She oversees clinical operations which includes quality of care and patient safety, coordination of clinical care, development of clinical information support systems, and physician engagement in strategic initiatives to provide value-based quality care.
Frank Casamassima is Chief Technology Officer at Regional Cancer Care Associates where he is responsible for the management, security, and support of information systems and telecommunications.
Tammy Hopson joined Regional Cancer Care Associates in 2015 with an understanding that any successful organization is one that values, mentors, and continually educates its employees, Tammy has leveraged her leadership skills gained as a former active duty navy reservist to lead by example.
Janet LaBarbera is the Corporate Controller for Regional Cancer Care Associates managing the financial and tax reporting responsibilities for all RCCA entities. Janet’s background includes senior financial roles at privately held businesses in the publishing, distribution and telecommunications industries and as a partner in a regional certified public accounting firm.
In her role as Director of Operations, Maria is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic innovations to patient care delivery. She also collaborates with integration teams to ensure the successful onboarding of new practices and providers.
As Director of Pharmacy for Regional Cancer Care Associates, Tom is responsible for ensuring that all patients receive the highest quality pharmaceutical care. Tom has extensive experience in the clinical pharmacy practice environment, including positions as an Oncology Pharmacist and Medication Safety Officer.
As Director, Martial, under the leadership of the Vice President, Quality & Value Transformation, he drives the performance improvement strategy that supports implementation of the Oncology Medical Home (OMH) model ensuring value-based contract fulfillment requirements.
Her responsibilities include oversight of the revenue cycle team. Lisa is a Certified Professional Coder with over 16 years of healthcare experience.
Regional Cancer Care Associates is one of fewer than 200 medical practices in the country selected to participate in the Oncology Care Model (OCM); a recent Medicare initiative aimed at improving care coordination and access to and quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing chemotherapy treatment.