How can we improve health outcomes of Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries while controlling costs? As enrollment in both programs continues to grow, quality improvement initiatives supported by hands-on technical assistance will be essential.
Altarum helps insurers and providers improve quality of care for patients by delivering accredited medical education, optimizing electronic health record technology, and integrating evidence-based clinical support tools into workflows. Through these and other evidence-based QI methods, we’re improving coordination of care and management of chronic and complex conditions.
Greg is Altarum’s medical director for the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network—part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Transforming Clinical Practices Initiative. He develops evidence-based guidelines and best practices for practitioners in clinical accuracy and EHR integration. He also administers Altarum's continuing medical education program. Greg holds a medical doctorate from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Judy oversees the development and delivery of services offered by the Michigan Center for Effective IT Adoption, a program that helps Michigan providers adopt health IT and navigate program requirements for becoming a meaningful user of certified technology. Judy holds a bachelor's degree in health record administration from the University of Pittsburgh, and is certified as a registered health information administrator by the American Health Information Management Association.