Joseph Buchanan, RN, CHPN, MBA

Joseph Buchanan, RN, CHPN, MBA

Senior Vice President, Clinical Network

Senior Vice President, Clinical Network

Joe brings a wealth of both clinical and executive expertise to Matrix. In his role, he is responsible for driving provider engagement, clinical education, and implementing key initiatives to support Matrix clinicians and streamline and enhance their patient care. Prior to joining Matrix, Joe was the Senior Vice President, Network and Clinical Operations at CareCentrix where he designed, implemented, and grew community-based palliative care programs for Medicare Advantage and commercial health plans. He also served in clinical leadership roles at Optum and Genesis Healthcare. Joe holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia and is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing.

As an avid volunteer, Joe has provided COVID-19 vaccines for the Medical Reserve Corps, HIV testing at Mazzoni Center, and completed a medical mission in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake 

Joe has been a recurrent faculty member for the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

Joe is board certified in hospice and palliative care