Dr. Mark J. Werner joins The Chartis Group as National Director of Clinical Consulting

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Dr. Werner will work with clients on innovation around the design and implementation of healthcare delivery and clinical integration models capable of producing value for patients, members and providers.

Dr. Mark Werner

“Dr. Werner’s unique combination of business and clinical acumen has been critical to many leading-edge advances in clinical integration, accountable care, new product development, risk contracting and patient engagement strategies."

The Chartis Group announced today that Dr. Mark Werner, a leader in clinical operations and population health, has joined the firm as the National Director of Clinical Consulting.

Dr. Werner joins The Chartis Group from Medica Health Plans, where he served as the senior vice president and chief clinical officer leading strategy and innovation for high-value health system development, accountable care organization clinical operations, value-based payment arrangements and next generation population health. Before this, he served as the senior vice president and chief clinical integration officer at Fairview Health Services where he led their transformation to a fully integrated health network, leveraging clinical and academic assets to enhance healthcare delivery.

Dr. Werner has made important contributions to healthcare delivery and physician leadership including leading the clinical integration of large community and academic health systems, developing early accountable care organizations, building multidisciplinary physician groups, and creating dynamic provider-payor partnerships. Over his career, Dr. Werner has published numerous articles addressing integrated health systems, clinical innovation, healthcare economics and financing, clinical models for value-creation and payment methodologies. He speaks nationally on these topics and on physician engagement and leadership, healthcare transformation, and the leadership challenges facing the industry. Recently he served as Chairman of the Board for the American Association for Physician Leadership (formerly American College of Physician Executives).

“Dr. Werner’s unique combination of business and clinical acumen has been critical to many leading-edge advances in clinical integration, accountable care, new product development, risk contracting and patient engagement strategies. We know our clients will benefit tremendously from his experience.” says Ken Graboys, co-founder and CEO of The Chartis Group.

Dr. Werner will work with clients on innovation around the design and implementation of healthcare delivery and clinical integration models capable of producing value for patients, members and providers. He will assist clients on their journey to evolve high value clinical care models, engage patients and providers, and leverage technology and analytics to advance population health. “I am very excited about joining The Chartis Group as they share my passion for healthcare innovation, clinical transformation and impactful strategic thinking,” states Dr. Werner.

Dr. Werner received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University where he also completed his residency in pediatrics. After serving as chief resident, Dr. Werner completed a fellowship in adolescent medicine at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Werner graduated magna cum laude from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry. He holds a certificate in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University.

About The Chartis Group
The Chartis Group is a national advisory services firm dedicated to the healthcare industry. Chartis provides strategic planning, accountable care, clinical transformation and information technology management consulting services to the country’s leading healthcare providers. Chartis has been privileged to work with over two-thirds of the academic medical centers on the U.S. News and World Report “Honor Roll of Best Hospitals,” seven of the 10 largest healthcare systems, four of the five largest not-for-profit health systems, nine of the top 10 children’s hospitals and many of the nation’s emerging accountable care organizations. The firm is comprised of uniquely experienced senior healthcare professionals and consultants who apply a distinctive knowledge of healthcare economics, markets, clinical models and technology to help clients achieve unequaled results. The Chartis Group has offices in Boston, Chicago, New York and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.chartis.com.

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Amy O’Brien
Partner and Vice President of Strategic Growth
The Chartis Group
aobrien(AT)chartis.com
312-932-3060

Terri Sanders
External Communications Director
The Chartis Group
tsanders(AT)chartis.com
312-932-3051

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