On This Week in Accountable Care, Dr. Jerry Penso, President and CEO of the American Medical Group Assocation joins National ACO co-founders Andre Berger, MD and Alex Foxman, MD for a deep dive into the ACO sector. We'll expore the general market for ACOs and AMGA insights into progress, best practices and the road ahead.
Dr. Penso is president and chief executive officer at AMGA (the American Medical Group Association), a trade association that represents medical groups and other organized systems of care, including some of the nation’s largest, most influential integrated healthcare delivery systems.
Dr. Penso previously served as chief medical and quality officer for AMGA and president of AMGA Foundation. In this role, Dr. Penso led best-practices learning collaboratives for member groups, research and benchmarking programs, and AMGA’s national campaigns addressing hypertension and diabetes. Under his leadership, the impact of AMGA’s quality programs grew to improve care for 26 million patients.
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