Juan-Paulo joined Brightpoint Health and brought with him a passion of improving the quality of care for all individuals. Prior to joining Brightpoint Health, Juan-Paulo was a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Assistant Director of Clinical Operations at Preferred Health Partners where he provided clinical direction to all the nursing staff in the delivery of patient care in line with best practices and Patient Centered Medical Home.
Juan-Paulo joined Brightpoint Health as an Associate Vice President of Clinical Operations in primary care in February 2012. Among his responsibilities was nursing, team based care and clinical operations of primary care programs in the Inwood clinic and Citiwide Harm Reduction. In 2014 Juan-Paulo was promoted to Vice President of Clinical Administration and Development. He currently provides the overall administrative direction and coordination for clinical policies and procedures for all of Brightpoint’s healthcare programs. He also oversees the operations of the Call Center. Under his leadership; the call center has quadrupled in capacity. As the lead of Call Center Operations, he continues to guide the overall development and growth of Brightpoint’s Call Center strategies and workflows. Juan-Paulo also manages and coordinates an organization-wide effort to ensure that quality improvement is done for the various departments of the primary care programs. He currently manages the incident reporting process for Brightpoint’s Behavioral Health Services in order to promote a coordinated, consistent, and effective way to ensure compliance with the Office of Mental Health. He also spearheaded and coordinated Utilization Review Process for the Brightpoint Health’s Behavioral Health Program.
Juan-Paulo Afable holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from San Carlos Seminary. He is also a registered nurse in New York City and earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from Spalding University in Louisville Kentucky. Recently, Juan-Paulo completed his studies for a Master’s of Business Administration with a specialty in Healthcare Management from New Charter University.