Pamela Germain, MBA, is Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). With nearly 20 years’ experience in provider network development, managed care contracting and practice management, she manages efforts, including: the development of clinical pathways; payer strategies and relations; business development; and strategic growth.
Ms. Germain has also led reimbursement planning and negotiation for the Center for Personalized Medicine (CPM), managing strategy and negotiations for managed care relationships between the CPM and commercial as well as government payers.
Ms. Germain works on behalf of Roswell Park to develop and implement clinical pathways in collaboration with Roswell Park Quality leadership. She also is active within business development activities to foster provider collaborations, as well as business and affiliate relationships.
She joined RPCI's administrative staff in 1998 as Vice President of Managed Care and Outreach, responsible for managed care contracting, financial modeling and case rate development, network development, outreach and business development.
Ms. Germain helped establish the Roswell Park Community Cancer Network and has successfully negotiated case rates with regional payers for specific procedures and services offered at RPCI. Ms. Germain holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University Business School, Boston, MA.
She has held previous positions as Chief Operating Officer, MFHS Managed Care, Inc. within the Millard Fillmore Health System Buffalo, NY (1994-1997); Division Vice President, Managed Care and Employee Benefits Operations Division, The Travelers Corporation, Hartford, CT (1988 -1993); Director, Corporate Strategy and Business Diversification Group (1987-1988); and District Manager, Casualty-Property Commercial Lines, Worcester, MA (1981-1983). Ms. Germain serves on the Corporate Board of the Mid-Erie Counseling and Treatment Services, Buffalo, NY.