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MQ 2015

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March 26 - 28, 2015
Hotel Monaco, Alexandria, VA

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John Vigorita, MD, Master in Healthcare Administration, DFACMQ

Dr. Vigorita is an active member of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ). He was certified in medical quality in 2007, was recognized as a distinguished fellow in 2008 and elected to the College’s Board of Trustees in 2012.

Dr. Vigorita currently serves as Executive Chairman of Optimus Healthcare Partners, LLC. Optimus is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in New Jersey with over 500 member physicians, with both primary care and specialist practices. Dr. Vigorita has supported and helped drive the organization’s mission…”creating a network of quality physicians empowered with support and resources to achieve excellence in the delivery of healthcare for its physicians, patients, and their communities”. Working together with its physician members Optimus strives to achieve the triple aim of accountable care organizations, improved healthcare quality, improved patient experience and reduced healthcare costs.

Dr. Vigorita formerly served as Medical Director of Mission Development and as Chairman of Bioethics Oversight for Atlantic Heath System.

Dr. Vigorita believes in values-based collaborative leadership and has served as President of the Medical Staff at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Atlantic Health System, Morristown, New Jersey.

Dr. Vigorita is a practicing pediatrician at Summit Pediatric Associates, Summit, NJ. He did his undergraduate work at Georgetown University, medical school at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, and received a MHA at Seton Hall University.


Program information for ACMQ’s Quality Scholarships is now available.

September 12, 2014

The deadline to apply for a scholarship is November 25, 2014 at 11:59pmEST. Click here for more information.

Online abstract submissions are now being accepted for MQ 2015, ACMQ’s annual meeting.

September 4, 2014

Click here to access the submission module. DEADLINE: December 4, 2014.

Renew Your Membership for 2015

June 19, 2014

Membership renewal is now available for the 2015 membership year. Click here to renew.

ACMQ Webinar Posted

June 18, 2014

The presentation "Comparative Effectiveness Research - Going Beyond the Hype for Meaningful Use" featuring: Mary Beth Ritchey, Associate Director, Comparative and Outcomes Evidence for Merck is now posted. Click here to view the webinar.

Spring/Summer edition of Focus is now available

June 10, 2014

ACMQ's newsletter, Focus, keeps members up-to-date on professional policies, ACMQ news, legal issues, case studies and more. Click here to access the latest edition.

MQ 2014 Content Now Available

May 19, 2014

Content from ACMQ's 2014 Meeting is now posted. Click here to access the content.

ACMQ Webinar Posted

May 8, 2014

The presentation "An Overview of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange" featuring: Judi Consalvo, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is now posted. Click here to view the webinar.

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.

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