Paul Klintworth

As the Medical Home Community of Practice (CoP) Lead within the Office of Provider Adoption & Support (OPAS) with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), Paul Klintworth coordinates regionally-focused and state-based Regional Extension Centers (RECs) possessing technical, clinical, and practice coaching expertise supporting provider Medical Home and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice transformation and participation in Federal, State, Payor, and/or Accrediting Organization programs.  Additionally, Mr. Klintworth  is responsible for offering technical assistance and guidance to Regional Extension Centers supporting enabled health IT care delivery transformation supporting healthcare provider efforts to become meaningful users of Electronic Health Records (EHRs).  Over the course of his tenure, Paul has partnered with RECs in the following States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Vermont, and Washington. 

Prior to ONC, Paul served as Project Manager of the Citywide Patient Navigation Network (CPNN), funded through a $3.4 million two-year grant by the DC Cancer Consortium and administered through the George Washington University Cancer Institute (GWCI).  The program served as an innovative model for the creation of an otherwise unaffiliated, interoperable matrix of 42 healthcare organizations, community clinics, and non-profit partners, with the ability to communicate across organizations and track a cancer patient’s transitions of care (TOC) between organizations, charged with helping patient’s overcome healthcare access barriers, such as: transportation, child/elder care, housing, cultural/language barriers, medical co-payment assistance, medical mistrust, etc.

Go to top