Thomas Graf

 Thomas Graf MD, is Associate Chief Medical Officer for Population Health and Chairman of the Community Practice Service line for Geisinger Health System. Dr. Graf is responsible for the Value Re-Engineeering of the Care Continuum and other Population Health initiatives for Geisinger including the ACO portfolio and Physician Group Practice Transitions Demonstration with CMS. In addition to direct leadership and management of the Community Practice Network, he has implemented nearly 40 NCQA Level III accreditation Medical Home sites in the Geisinger ProvenHealth Navigator model. He has extended this to include comprehensive nursing home care with dedicated providers tied to ProvenHealth Navigator clinics. Dr Graf has established innovative care models for optimizing chronic disease with established systems of care enhanced by MyCare modules of care for individual disease parameters lead by mid-levels through the use of the Delta Innovation Incubator program he established. Dr Graf serves as a content expert for the AHRQ’s Patient Centered Medical Homes Project, AHRQ’s I LIVEPC, international primary care improvement project, AHRQ’s Innovation Spread project, and AMGA’s Caring for Patients with Multiple Chronic Diseases Collaborative. The Value Re-engineering efforts of Geisinger were recently recognized as the AMGA 2011 Acclaim award winner.After graduating from University of Michigan Medical School and completing Family Medicine residency training at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit , he served on the faculty of the Henry Ford Family Practice Residency and was Director of the Southwest Georgia Family Practice Residency prior to joining Geisinger.

Authorship and News Mentions

November 9, 2013 - News - Modern Healthcare
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