Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE names Mary Kay Vause Program Director

Worcester, Mass., April 3, 2018 — Fallon Health Weinberg is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mary Kay Vause to Program Director of its Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE program. 

Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) offers adults over age 55 in Erie County an innovative program to help manage chronic care needs and remain living as independently as possible at home or in the community.

Vause is responsible for administrative, professional, clinical and operational leadership of the program, as well as strategic planning and coordinating and evaluating services provided by Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE.

Vause most recently served as Vice President of NIDUS Development, where she was responsible for all of the company’s health care-related business lines, including overseeing clinical and administrative operations at an urgent care center, developing a multi-use medical office building and creating collaborative agreements with health care providers.From 2013 to 2017, Vause was Vice President of Clinical Operations, Community Based Care/Long Term Care for Buffalo-based Catholic Health System. She also formerly served as Catholic Health System’s Senior Director of Strategic Workforce Development (2004-2011) and Director of Staff Development (1999-2004).

Vause earned her Master of Science degree in nursing, leadership and management from Walden University, as well as a Master of Science degree in counseling and psychology from Troy State University in Troy, Alabama. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Niagara University, where she returned as an adjunct instructor from 2012 to 2014.

Vause got her start in health care working for Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C.

Vause lives in Orchard Park.

Carrie Wattu

About Fallon Health Weinberg

Fallon Health Weinberg, located in Amherst, NY, brings together two highly respected and experienced non-profit organizations. Fallon Health, a nationally ranked and recognized health care services organization in Massachusetts, has a proven track record of managing high-risk populations through coordinated care models that improve health outcomes and ensure appropriate utilization of services. Weinberg Campus, which has provided senior housing and support to its Western NY community for nearly 100 years, is committed to creating home-like environments that assist individuals to live according to their changing needs and values. Fallon Health Weinberg is increasing access to high-quality affordable care for older individuals who want to remain living independently in the community. For more information, visit fallonweinberg.org.

About Fallon Health

Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently been rated among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products.