The Ochsner Health Medical Director Population Health reports to the Chief Population Health Officer. This 0.8 FTE position provides clinical leadership for all aspects of population health pertinent to Ochsner Health and Ochsner Health Network s Medicare Advantage, Medicare Share Saving Program, and Commercial value-based agreements. The medical director will have shared accountability for the clinical aspects of population health programs and services. The medical director is responsible for working collaboratively with other population health solutions that align with the broader value-based performance management strategy.
- Supports all clinical aspects of population health programs and services, including, but not limited to: Outpatient care management, chronic care management, transitional care management, pharmacy programs, and outcome measurement.
- Supports the medical director post-acute, in the development of continuity of care tactics and strategies. Ensures that patients are effectively transitioned between care settings in an appropriate manner.
- As medical director for population health, develops effective EPIC strategies and tools, including EPIC Health Maintenance, evaluation and enhancement of Ochsner developed tools to support population programs. Works in conjunction with Associate CMIO s to implement developed tools. Focus on point of service decision support for radiology, lab, and pharmacy.
- In collaboration with medical director palliative care develops strategies to ensure appropriate identification and management of patients approaching the end of lifer.
- Works in conjunction with the CPHO to understand cost and utilization patterns in value based contracts, and implements additional programs to ensure appropriate utilization of health care services.
- Understands care variation in clinical processes, and utilizes PMO resources to enact care re-design activities. Makes presentations to providers, service line, COE s and others on impact of care variation in value based outcomes.
- Medical degree with 5+ years of practice experience, Board certified in current specialty.
- Active and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in Louisiana required.
- 3-5+ years of applicable medical director experience, will demonstrated knowledge of health care systems.
- Advanced degree (MBA, MMM), or progress towards such degree is preferred.
- Specific knowledge of care variation at the provider and system level.
- Knowledge and practical understanding of healthcare systems and care variation methodologies and programs.
- Demonstrated ability to lead change (internally and externally) and produce measurable results within a specified time period.
- Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and collaborate with others.
- Good analytic skills with the ability to identify meaningful trends and targets for improvement.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to establish rapport and working relationships with providers, payors, and internal staff.
- Strong communication and presentation skills; ability to tailor message to a variety of audiences.
- Successful utilization of process improvement tools and methods to achieve results
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