+ Biography

Jim Sinkoff

Mr. James Sinkoff is the Deputy Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Sun River Health (formerly known as Hudson River HealthCare), and the Chief Executive Officer of Solutions 4 Community Health (S4CH); an MSO serving FQHCs and private physician practices.

Sun River Health cares for over 240,000 general medicine, dental, behavioral health, mental health, agricultural, public housing, homeless, developmentally disabled, HIV and substance abuse patients and families generating nearly 780,000 patient encounters in over 43 clinical sites in both rural and urban settings in 10 counties of the Hudson Valley, 2 counties on Long Island and all of NYC. Sun River Health provides a full range of primary care, behavioral and mental healthcare services including but not limited to pediatrics, internal medicine, family medicine, OB/GYN, dentistry, urgent care, MAT and specific specialty care such as cardiology, endocrinology, and ophthalmology. Over 95,000 patients are managed under a variety of risk-based contacts as well as 11,000 MSSP ACO patients.

Mr. Sinkoff has worked in all sectors of the healthcare industry starting his career with Ernst & Young as an auditor and then as a senior management consultant to hospitals, physician practices, long term care facilities, and home health agencies. In the late ‘90s, he became the director of managed care financing for Berkshire Health Systems. Subsequently, he became the Chief Financial Officer for Fidelis Care New York (now Centene). Mr. Sinkoff was the Chief Executive Officer of Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center in Albany, New York, before joining Sun River Health and Solutions 4 Community Health in late 2009.

As the DEO, Mr. Sinkoff oversees all aspects of Sun River Health’s service delivery system; clinical, financial and operational. He has been invited to share his thoughts on many topics including value based systems of care, health equity, IT, interoperability, LEAN and Emotionally Intelligent management. Mr. Sinkoff is a coach to a number of clients seeking to grow and achieve their professional aspirations.

Mr. Sinkoff was an appointed member of the NYSDOH Transparency, Evaluation and HIT Workgroup. He is a member of the board and an executive committee member of the Health Care Transformation Task Force, formerly a part of the Levitt Group. He is a member serving the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Improve Health Equity led by the University of Chicago, the Institute for Medicaid Innovation, and the Center for Health Care Strategies. He is a member of the legislative, public policy and sub-committee on health center financing of the National Association of Community Health Centers. He is a member of the board of Amida Care, an HIV and Special needs plan. Mr. Sinkoff is the former chair of the board of the Community Healthcare Association of New York.

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