Dr. Paul Chiang, Senior Medical and Practice Advisor

Dr. Chiang focuses his time on developing curriculum, teaching current and future providers and presenting locally and nationally on the value of home-based primary care.

In addition to his role at HCCI, Dr. Chiang serves as Medical Director for Northwestern Medicine HomeCare Physicians (HCP), a suburban Chicago practice focused on delivering care to medically complex patients in their homes. HCP has made more than 131,000 house calls to home-limited patients since its founding in 1997, and Dr. Chiang has personally made over 38,000 house calls to more than 3,800 patients during his 23-year career. His practice and work have been featured on ABC News Chicago and in northeast Illinois’ Daily Herald. In 2014, Central DuPage Hospital named him as one of 50 Unsung Heroes. In October 2019, Dr. Chiang received the “House Call Doctor of the Year” award from the American Academy of Home Care Medicine.

Dana Crosby, Vice President, Engagement & Practice Development

Dana Crosby

Leading a dedicated team, Dana oversees initiatives aimed at enhancing the delivery of home-based primary care. In her role, Dana manages relationships with learners, faculty, consulting clients, and other stakeholders, fostering communication and collaboration to drive meaningful change. She brings over 20 years of experience in business, human resources, and consulting, with a proven track record of success across diverse industries. Her expertise in driving business and consulting strategies has been invaluable in her current role, where she leads practice development and engagement activities, including education, consulting services, pilot projects, and the HCCIntelligence™ program.

Before joining HCCI, Dana led a global Human Capital Management consulting practice, working with Fortune 500 companies to implement strategic initiatives. Dana holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Psychology, as well as a certification in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace. Her academic background, coupled with her professional experience, equips her to effectively lead HCCI’s efforts in advancing home-based care.

Tammy Browning, PA-C, Consultant, Practice Development

Tammy served as the founder, president, and chief patient champion of Grace At Home, a successful home-based primary care practice, for over 14 years. Grace At Home stands as a testament to Tammy’s unwavering commitment to transforming healthcare through innovative home-based primary care practices. She most recently served as Director of New Market Launch, Strategy & Acquisitions at Village Medical at Home. In addition, Tammy serves as a member of the HCCI education faculty and HCCI Practice Advisory Group.

With a foundation as a physician assistant, Tammy boasts an impressive 24-year career dedicated to providing exemplary primary care. Her journey from a hands-on clinician to a strategic leader has equipped her with a deep understanding of the healthcare landscape and a unique perspective on the evolving needs of patients.

Karly Denes, Outreach and Engagement Specialist

Karly Denes

A seasoned engagement and outreach professional, Karly brings a wealth of experience to her role as Specialist, Outreach and Engagement, at HCCI. In this position, she focuses on building meaningful and trusted relationships with healthcare organizations, practices, and providers to further HCCI’s mission of developing best-practice home-based medical care programs. Karly provides guidance on how HCCI solutions and services enhance the delivery of high-quality, efficient home-based medical care to those patients who need it most.

Karly previously served in similar roles where she cultivated relationships with key stakeholders, including local government bodies, businesses as well as other healthcare organizations and community leaders. Previously, she served as a Hospital Liaison for a hospice and palliative care organization in Chicago for three years where she developed referral partnerships and managed clinical relationships with major hospitals such as Rush University Medical Center, University Illinois Chicago, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital – Cook County and others. Karly holds an Associate of Arts degree from Northwest Florida State College.