James Doulgeris is co-founder and CEO Osler Health, a New Jersey-based physician association and accountable care organization (ACO) with 125 primary care physicians in 27 practices at 63 different locations.
Jim has more than 30 years of executive healthcare management experience, primarily as president, CEO and director of for-profit, non-profit, public and private companies in the hospital, ancillary care, medical device, and healthcare services sectors.
He also has led two healthcare start-ups from concept to funding to profitability. The first, National Comtel Systems, a hospital contract manager that grew to the be the 15th largest hospital contact manager of any kind, was sold to Primark Corporation, a Fortune 500 NYSE public company. The second, MinSurg International, is a medical device company that invented and holds patents for one of the first “intermediate” minimally invasive spine fusion surgeries, among other groundbreaking spine and small joint resurfacing devices. Jim retired as its co-founder, president and CEO in 2008.
Additionally, he previously worked in high-level crisis and turnaround management for 14 years in a variety of industries with an emphasis on hospitals and related healthcare providers.
Osler Health is a committed group of independent physicians working together to benefit 350,000 members across 40+ practice locations with 200+ providers. As you would suspect, the organization knows well that transforming healthcare requires a digitally overhauled, but physician-friendly approach.
This session will outline the New Jersey-based IPA’s data-driven strategy to drive transparency and efficiency throughout the network. Attendees will learn how Osler collects data from disparate sources to gather insights into network performance, understand utilization patterns, and drive efficiency in care with actionable insights.
- Identify the opportunities associated with the value-based setting.
- Illustrate the role of data collection and reporting for clinically integrated care.
- Elaborate on how to transform a practice from “managing sickness” to ”preserving wellness.”