Chief, Center for Population Management

Cleveland Clinic

  • Location: Cleveland, OH

Grant Cooper, an executive healthcare search firm, is seeking a Chief for Cleveland Clinic's Center for population managementCleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion, and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. More than 3,000 full-time salaried physicians and researchers and 12,000 nurses represent 120 medical specialties and subspecialties. With more than 1,400 beds on Cleveland Clinic main campus and 4,450 beds system-wide, Cleveland Clinic is one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country.

Position Overview

Cleveland Clinic is recruiting a seasoned physician leader to lead and expedite the transformation necessary to manage patient populations for success in a risk-based environment as the Chief of the Center for Population Management. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in successfully leading major change from fee-for-service to a risk-based payment environment. Chief of Population Management will have significant experience building and managing market-driven, patient-centered population management operating units.  Knowledge of contemporary approaches along with leadership and management experience in the specifics of patient-centered medical homes with team-based care, employed and independent physician models, population management strategies, data and analytics, payment and payor models (such as ACOs and Medicare Advantage) and care redesign is required. Requirements also include a demonstrated track record of successful collaboration with enterprise strategy, managed care contracting, finance, human resources, quality and safety, patient experience, and process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine from an Accredited Medical School.
  • A minimum of ten years of physician leadership experience.
  • Ability to obtain Ohio state license.
  • Demonstrated achievement moving organizations from fee-for-service to risk-based reimbursement.
  • Significant experience building and managing market-driven, patient-centered population management operating units.
  • Proven experience in the management of patient-centered medical homes with team-based care.
  • Population management strategies for both employed and independent physician models.
  • Ability to use data and analytics.
  • An understanding and experience with alternative payment and payor models (such as ACOs and Medicare Advantage) and care redesign.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful collaboration with enterprise strategy, managed care contracting, finance, human resources, quality and safety, patient experience, process improvement, etc.