Released: 10-Nov-2015 8:00 AM EST
Source Newsroom: American Medical Group Association (AMGA)
AMGA Announces Officers for 2016 Board of Directors
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Leaders from Aurora Health Care, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Mercy, Mount Kisco Medical Group, Ochsner Health System, Prevea Health, and Sutter Health to Serve
Newswise — ALEXANDRIA, VA-The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) today announced the new officers of its Board of Directors, to begin their tenure in January 2016. The Board of Directors represents the leadership of some of AMGA’s most prominent member medical groups.
Secretary: Joseph E. Bisordi, M.D., FACP, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Ochsner Health System
Joseph E. Bisordi, M.D., FACP, is Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Ochsner Health System. In that role, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of physician performance and clinical operations within Ochsner’s 7 hospitals, 33 health centers and 860-physician multispecialty group practice. Additionally, Dr. Bisordi is the Executive Director of Ochsner’s Accountable Care Network and serves as Chairman of the Board of Ochsner Physician Partners, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 1,000 Ochsner and Community physicians serving Southeastern Louisiana.
Under his leadership Ochsner’s flagship facility, the Ochsner Medical Center, has received national quality recognition including Truven Top 100 Hospitals, HealthGrades Top 100 Hospitals, and US News and World Report Top 50 Hospitals in 11 categories. Dr. Bisordi has been Ochsner’s lead representative at AMGA since joining the health system in 2008. Over the years, he has spoken at the AMGA’s Annual Conference on a number of topics including electronic health Records, physician compensation, physician recruitment and retention, and physician leadership development. He also represents Ochsner on the Council of Accountable Physician Practices.
Prior to joining Ochsner, he was Associate Chief Medical Officer of the Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania and Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Medical Center. His career has included responsibilities for regional peer review and quality improvement in dialysis and transplant services as Chair of the Medical Review Board of ESRD Network 4; research ethics as President of the Applied Research Ethics National Association; and implementation of Geisinger’s electronic health record as their Senior Vice President for Medical Informatics.
A board-certified nephrologist, Dr. Bisordi is a graduate of Manhattan College and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He trained in Internal Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center and in Nephrology as a National Kidney Foundation Fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) represents some of the nation’s largest, most prestigious medical practices, independent practice associations, accountable care organizations, and integrated healthcare delivery systems. AMGA’s mission is to support its members in enhancing population health and care for patients through integrated systems of care. More than 170,000 physicians practice in AMGA member organizations, providing healthcare services for 120 million patients (approximately one in three Americans). Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, AMGA is the strategic partner for these organizations, providing a comprehensive package of benefits, including political advocacy, educational and networking programs, publications, benchmarking data services, and financial and operations assistance. http://www.amga.org
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Bisordi, Joseph E. [MC????]
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I believe that Joseph is a member of the Class of 1971.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Bisordi, Joseph E. [MC1971]
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