Chief Population Health Officer, Care New England, HARI Board of Trustees
Dr. Tuya Fulton is the Chief Population Health Officer for Care New England while concurrently serving as Executive Chief of Geriatrics & Palliative care for Care New England health system, and Chief Medical Officer for Integra Community Care Network, LLC. She is a geriatrician at Brown University currently holding Associate Professorships in Medicine and in Psychiatry and Human Behavior. Dr. Tuya Fulton served as executive sponsor and clinical leader on a cooperative research collaboration agreement between Integra Community care network, LLC and the Gary and Mary West Health Institute, in conjunction with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to “Reduce Unplanned Acute Events in Older Adults”. This work led to the formation of Integra @ Home, a hospital at home model of care to serve frail older adults. She has also served as an expert faculty member for the Center to Advance Palliative Care in their Serious Illness learning community to help other accountable care organizations create programs to improve care of the seriously ill. Her clinical and academic work focuses on improving serious illness care for persons with cognitive impairment as well as integrating geriatrics and palliative care best practices into primary care, hospital-based care, and accountable care entities. A major focus of work has been the expansion of acute, hospital level care at home for adults with chronic illness including a CMS Acute Hospital at Home program for Kent Hospital in Warwick RI. Dr. Tuya Fulton has done multiple national presentations in these areas and has published over 29 peer-reviewed articles.