Chappaqua, New York—September 24, 2019—CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, the management services organization for CareMount Medical, P.C., and CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Diane Rooney, CPA, Chief Accounting Officer, has been named to Crain’s New York Business’s 2019 Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting list. The annual list honors female executives working in accounting and consulting who have made a significant impact in their professional careers as well as through civic engagement. Honorees are selected based on a combination of professional achievements, community service, track record of mentoring others, and promotion of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
“We applaud Ms. Rooney for being named to this prestigious listing and we are proud to continuously support and recognize female leaders within our organization,” said Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, and President and CEO of CareMount Medical, P.C. “Ms. Rooney is an integral member of our leadership team, providing direction and innovation for our continued growth.”
Ms. Rooney joined CareMount Medical in 2016, after working for many years as CareMount Medical’s external certified public accountant (CPA). As Chief Accounting Officer of CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, and CareMount Medical, P.C., Ms. Rooney oversees financial operations, financial reporting, tax compliance, audit, budget, treasury services, general accounting functions, capital planning and supply chain. Since joining CareMount, Ms. Rooney led the implementation of a new accounting system, enterprise resource planning (ERP), which went live in January 2019. The new system provides for enhanced financial reporting capabilities, a new inventory management system, new budgeting and forecasting tools and a new internal webstore that allows departments to easily order supplies.
Additionally, Ms. Rooney was significantly involved with the formation of CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, the collaborative physician-owned management services organization (MSO) which assists its clients, including CareMount Medical, with the changing healthcare environment. She played a key role in the establishment of CareMount Medical’s first office presence in Manhattan in January 2019 with the inclusion of the former Murray Hill Medical Group. Ms. Rooney worked to ensure her team led a seamless transition involving negotiations, contract reviews, asset valuation, financing requirements, physician contract meetings, supply chain needs and all the logistics with supply deliveries and lab specimen pickups.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Rooney was with Heckler & O’Keefe CPAs, P.C. for over 20 years, where she became a partner at the firm and provided business advisory, tax, auditing and accounting services to clients in a wide range of industries, with an emphasis in the healthcare industry, professional services, closely held businesses and the not-for-profit sector. In addition to being a CPA, Ms. Rooney is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Rooney received her bachelor of business administration degree from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business. She supports several local causes in the community which positively impact children and families.