In 2006, Geisinger Health System (Geisinger) implemented a provider-led, team based system of care for its diabetes patients with the goals of improving health outcomes and patient experience and reducing avoidable costs. The system was designed to support delivery of all of the care needed to every patient at every encounter and to reduce unwarranted variations in care. Key components include an all-or-none bundle of diabetes measures, optimal utilization of electronic health record tools, physician and care team incentives and comprehensive care process redesign.
Thomas Graf, MD
Former National Director of Population Health Management
Dr. Graf brings nearly 25 years of experience in advancing healthcare delivery, reducing cost of care, and supporting continuous performance improvement. He applies his deep understanding of economic, social and regul...