Patricia “Patty” M.C. Brown is a healthcare industry leader in population health and managed care, expert in leveraging market incentives to drive changes in healthcare delivery and financing to achieve improved health and reduced cost at the patient, population and community levels. Ms. Brown currently serves as president, Oncology, for Medically Home Group, an organization transforming health care by providing all necessary intellectual property and technology to safely shift advanced medical care from hospitals to patients’ homes.
Recently retired from Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) after 25 years of service, Ms. Brown served as the senior vice president of managed care and population health for JHM; the president of Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC, a managed care and population health organization owned by the Johns Hopkins Health System and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and senior counsel for the Johns Hopkins Health System. In these roles, Ms. Brown was responsible for administering and growing all Johns Hopkins health plan products for approximately 400,000 individuals enrolled in self-funded employer, Medicaid, Medicare and Department of Defense health plans; directing the JHM population health strategies, including care coordination and community engagement; integrating and coordinating managed care contracting and payer and market strategy for all JHM hospitals and provider groups; facilitating the development and dissemination of health care solutions to drive quality and cost-effective health care; and otherwise championing JHM’s aspiration to be the model for an academically based, integrated delivery and financing system. As senior counsel to the Johns Hopkins Health System, Ms. Brown provided legal advice in the areas of managed care, reimbursement, certificate of need and health care reform.
Ms. Brown is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Richmond and has a JD from the University of Baltimore. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins in 1994, she was an assistant attorney general with the Maryland Office of the Attorney General for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Actively involved in community activities, Ms. Brown has served on many community boards, including the United Way of Central Maryland, which she chaired from 2013 through 2015, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Catholic Charities, Listening Hearts Ministries, the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Lab School of Washington, and Maryvale Preparatory School. She also chaired the board of the Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients, a consortium of healthcare systems and others committed to developing a healthcare information exchange in the region, from 2009 to 2019.
In 2001, 2010 and 2016, Ms. Brown was named one of the Top 100 Women and a member of the Circle of Excellence by The Daily Record in Baltimore. She was also a recipient of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Distinguished Women’s Award in 2007; received a Brava Award from SmartCEO in 2012; received the Outstanding Directors Award from the Baltimore Business Journal and the Clementine Peterson Award from the United Way of Central Maryland in 2015; and received the Johns Hopkins University Community Champion Award in 2018. In 2016, she and her husband were named Philanthropists of the Year by United Way of Central Maryland.