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Suzette E. Gordon

Suzette E. Gordon

Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities
Compliance and Contracting Officer
Bronx, NY, USA

Suzette Elizabeth Gordon is a healthcare attorney and compliance professional whose work includes healthcare privacy regulatory compliance.  She is the Compliance Officer at the Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities, a Performing Provider System established by SBH Healthcare in Bronx, New York as part of New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program.  Prior to joining BPHC, Suzette worked for six and a half years at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, first, as the Division Counsel for the Division of Health Care Access and Improvement (which included Correctional Health Services), and then, as Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer.  In her role as Deputy General Counsel, Suzette primarily counseled programs responsible for overseeing the delivery, adequacy, and quality of mental health services to New Yorkers, the Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program (involving court mandated treatment), and the Primary Care Information Project (which worked to improve the health care of New Yorkers through the expansion of health information technology).  As the Health Department’s Chief Privacy Officer, Suzette advised the agency’s programs on the laws applicable to the data acquired by the various programs, developed and implemented confidentiality policies, and conducted numerous staff trainings on privacy laws.

Earlier in her career, Suzette was a Trial Attorney at the United States Department of Justice, Civil Fraud Section, where she investigated and litigated primarily healthcare fraud cases brought pursuant to the whistleblower (or qui tam) provisions of the False Claims Act.  Suzette was also a Litigation Associate in the Washington, DC office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, and a Senior Associate in the Internal Investigation and White Collar department of Wiggin and Dana. 

Suzette received a BA in Political Science (highest honors) from NYU College of Arts and Science in 1996.  She received her law degree from NYU School of Law in 2001.


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