CEO, Capital Caring Health
Tom Koutsoumpas serves as President and CEO for Capital Caring Health. He is a highly-respected expert in the healthcare arena, and has particular expertise in hospice, advanced illness care and long-term care.
In addition to his role at Capital Caring Health, Tom serves as founding member of Healthsperien, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting and legal services firm focused on strategic issues operating at the intersection of public policy, business strategy and government affairs. Tom also co-founded and currently co-chairs the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), an organization dedicated to the ideal that all Americans with advanced illness, especially the sickest and most vulnerable, receive comprehensive, high-quality, person- and family-centered care that is consistent with their goals and values and honors their dignity. In addition, Tom serves as President and CEO of the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation.
Eric de Jonge
Chief of Geriatrics,
Capital Caring Health
Eric De Jonge, M.D., is one of the nation’s most renowned physicians specializing in geriatrics. As Chief of Geriatrics, he is leading efforts to build an array of health services for elders with advanced illness, including Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC), Social Services, and other needed senior health services.
Dr. De Jonge served as President of the American Academy of Home Care Medicine from 2017 to 2019 and Co-Chair of the AAHCM Public Policy Committee. He previously served as Executive Director of the MedStar House Call Program and Director of Geriatrics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
He was named National House Call Physician of the Year by the AAHCM in 2003. and in 2007, Dr. De Jonge helped develop and advocate for a Medicare reform law called Independence at Home (IAH) to advance the field of home care medicine and reduce Medicare costs. The IAH demonstration began in 2012 and Dr. De Jonge directed a successful IAH site at MedStar Health for seven years.
A native of Chicago, Dr. De Jonge graduated with honors from Stanford University and from the Yale School of Medicine. He trained in primary care internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview and completed fellowships in health policy at Georgetown and Geriatrics at Johns Hopkins. He is on the teaching faculty at Georgetown School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Medicine.