NY Care Information Gateway is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Guarino as its’ newest board member.Mr. Guarino’s extensive experience across many areas of ambulatory care will reshape the future governance of the NYCIG organization helping to take into account the increased diversity of its Participants.His professional accomplishments include being the Executive Director and founder of the IPA of Nassau/Suffolk Counties, an independent physician association comprised of over 2,000 clinicians across all five boroughs of Manhattan and both Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island.He is also President and CEO of Practice Management of America. Leading this managed service organization, he is sought out for his valuable insight and has served on many national and state boards advising on healthcare decision making and policy.In addition to working with numerous ambulatory centers throughout the eastern seaboard, he is also a Board Member of Guiding Star Tampa, a center offering medical services, education and counseling for women.An active parishioner and mentor of youth at Saint Timothy Catholic Church in Lutz, Florida, Mr. Guarino also authored Faith Hope Love Brittany in 2016 chronicling his 500-mile spiritual journey along the Camino de Santiago with his autistic daughter. He is happily married to his wife, Marissa, who works alongside him executing his vision. They are the proud parents of three children. Mr. Guarino’s three-year term as Board Member began January 1, 2019.