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UPCOMING

MQ 2014

Thank you to everyone who attended MQ 2014 on Mary 27-30th. Content from the meeting will be posted soon. Save the date for MQ 2015 which will be held March 27-29, 2015 in Alexandria, VA.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Donald E. Casey, Jr., MD, MPH, MBA is currently Principal of IPO4Health, located in Chicago, a consortium of national experts which provides expertise, experience and advice for accountable care and clinical integration via value-based contracting; clinical practice guideline and performance measurement development and implementation; quality outcomes measurement and improvement; physician leadership and accountability; population health management for chronic illnesses, including advanced care planning; federal agencies and non-governmental organizations (e.g. CMS, NQF); expert witness services for medical malpractice corporate negligence and antitrust; and survey readiness for standards-setting bodies (e.g. Joint Commission, ACGME, NCQA).

Prior to IPO4Health, Dr. Casey served the NYU Langone Medical Center in 2012 as Vice President of Network Integration and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the NYUPN Clinically Integrated Physician Network until December, 2013. His achievements included the development and implementation of successful performance measurement and improvement management systems for quality of care, patient experience and efficiency for the more than 1,600 physicians participating in NYUPN’s current and future performance-based “Pay for Value” contracts with commercial and government payers. This work resulted in the adoption of more than 100 recommendations of the ABIM Foundation’s "Choosing Wisely" campaign for many NYU medical specialties. As Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Department of Population Health of the NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Casey delivered numerous presentations and lectures nationally and to NYU physicians, residents and medical students on quality and healthcare reform, and was one of four principal investigators in the “Accelerating Change in Medical Education” grant recently awarded to the School of Medicine by the American Medical Association. He was also appointed to the New York State Department of Health and Patient Safety External Advisory Committee.

LATEST NEWS

ACMQ Webinar, May 8, 2014

April 22, 2014

An Overview of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange featuring: Judi Consalvo, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Click here to register.

ACMQ Announces 2014 Fellows

April 22, 2014

Bethesda, MD- Members of ACMQ who meet the necessary criteria may be eligible for the designation Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality, after three years of membership, or Distinguished Fellow after eight years of membership. The American College of Medical Quality awarded two distinguished fellowships and two fellowships at the Annual Meeting of Members on March 28, 2014 during Medical Quality 2014, the Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Quality.

Distinguished Fellowships were presented to Donald E. Casey, Jr., MD, MPH, MBA, Principal, IPO4Health, Chicago IL and Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, Vice President/Chief Medical Officer, Chief Quality Officer for Medicine, Texas Children’s Health Plan, Houston TX.

Fellowships were presented to Jessica A. White, Faculty Hospitalist, Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners, Kennett Square PA and Reid Emerson, MD, CMO, Physician, Ob-Gyn, Buffalo NY.

Click here for Press Release.

ACMQ Announces 2014 Annual Award Recipients

March 24, 2014

The American College for Medical Quality will recognize three outstanding leaders in the healthcare industry. The Awards will be presented during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Quality to take place at the Hotel Monaco in Alexandria, VA on from March 27-30, 2014.

The 2014 recipients include the following individuals:

  • 2014 FOUNDERS’ AWARD: R. Heather Palmer, MBBCh, SM
  • 2014 INSTITUTIONAL LEADERSHIP IN QUALITY AWARD: American Association of Medical Colleges
  • 2014 PRESIDENT’S AWARD: Jerod Loeb, PhD

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