ALLEGRA E. KLEIN

Director of Projects and Development

Allegra focuses on growth strategies and long-term planning for HBP and manages projects for select client consultations. She also serves as Director of the Panel of National Pathology Leaders, a “think tank” advancing best practices in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Prior to joining HBP, she spent 6 years in Iraq as Chief Operating Officer for an international staffing firm and Chief Development Officer for a social enterprise company in Baghdad, where she implemented civil society projects and acquired over $5 million in new business.

Allegra received her Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and her MBA from University of Connecticut’s School of Business, where she was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.

ROBERT PAPA

Senior Consultant

Bob has been a Senior Consultant with HBP for over 25 years, with expertise in Practice Management, Revenue Enhancement, and Medical Billing. He also served for 9 years as Director, Faculty Group Practice Pathology, for New York University’s School of Medicine.

Bob holds dual Master’s degrees in Business Administration (MBA) and International Business, Trade, and Tax Law from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

AMBER CASTILINE

Practice Manager

Amber is a Practice Manager with over 15 years of management experience working with hospital-based physicians in Pathology. Prior to joining HBP, she was the manager of a neurology practice.

Amber received dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Health Administration and in Health and Science Studies from Quinnipiac University. She graduated Cum Laude.

Areas of expertise:  Billing and practice management services for both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, monthly analysis/trends, reporting, A/R management, billing audits and managed care contract negotiations. Coordination of fringe benefit plans and practice policies and procedures.

Robert Vock

Consultant

Bob returns to HBP with over 30 years’ experience in hospital-based physician Business Operations Management. Much of that time has been dedicated to Pathology Practice Management.

Bob expanded his experience at the Colorado Permanente Medical Group, where he was a Business Operation Manager for 13 years. In addition to Pathology, his departments included Emergency Services, Hospital Medicine, Neonatology and Urgent Care.

Areas of expertise: FTE budgeting (including multi-location), Hospital Contract review, Third-Party Agency management, annual Goals and Objectives, Staffing Models and One-to-Five-year Plans.