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MQ 2015

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March 26-29, 2015
Hotel Monaco, Alexandria, VA

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Mark Lyles, MD, MBA, FACMQ

Dr. Mark Lyles currently serves as Chief Strategic Officer for the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Clinical Enterprise. In this role, Mark is responsible for setting MUSC’s organizational priorities, for guiding development of an integrated academic medical center, and for managing MUSC’s population health, health promotion/wellness, strategic planning, and $32m telemedicine department. Mark is also responsible for creating and operationalizing the 18,000+ member MUSC Health Plan, a shared-savings pilot health plan conducted in partnership with the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority.

In addition to his current clinical responsibilities as a general internist, Mark has previously held numerous administrative roles, including the position of senior associate dean for clinical affairs in the MUSC College of Medicine. Mark has also spent two years at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in Washington, DC, in the role of senior director of health care affairs, where he helped AAMC members to introduce innovative and transformative care delivery and payment models. Complementing his academic career, Mark served for three years as worldwide senior medical director for Amicus Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule therapies for genetic diseases that result from protein misfolding. Mark has also worked in a variety of insurance settings, including Humana’s Innovation Center in Louisville, Kentucky, and as a clinical resource reviewer for the largest Medicaid HMO in Philadelphia.

A native of Sumter, SC, Mark earned his medical degree and completed his residency at MUSC; he completed a fellowship in quality management and managed care at the University of Pennsylvania Health System; and he earned an MBA in healthcare management from the Wharton School.


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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