Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Physician Careers: Commercial Payors - Dr. John Fallon (MD/MBA 8th AMMP Conference)


Here's a video of a presentation given by Dr. John Fallon at the 8th Annual AMMP conference titled, "Government Payer Careers." I blogged about his presentation (here) back in April when I was in Boston attending the Association of MD/MBA Programs (AMMP) 8th Annual Conference.

Now, you can view a video of his presentation and slides here (you'll need Microsoft Silverlight to play the video).

John Fallon, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President
Chief Physician Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

John is responsible for ensuring the highest standards of medical care for our members. He is also accountable for helping expand health care strategies involving quality, effectiveness, efficiency and their relationships to new payment methodologies. He oversees the company’s medical policies, acts as the main liaison with the plan’s provider network, reviews upcoming legislation for medical impact, manages the company’s medical directors, acts as primary spokesperson for medical inquires and main medical contact with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and its 39 plans.
John practiced Internal Medicine for over 20 years. Additionally, he was previously CEO for the entire clinical enterprise at the State University of New York’s Downstate Medical Center, including University Hospital of Brooklyn. His professional experience also includes the Partners Healthcare System, where he was Chairman of the physician network. He was also the founder and CEO of North Shore Health System, a large physician-hospital organization in Massachusetts.

He serves on many boards; locally, among them are the Neighborhood Health Plan , MASSPRO, and the New England Healthcare Institute, nationally the NCQA Medical Standards, and Temple University School of Medicine Board of Advisors. Currently is co-chair of the State of Massachusetts Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative Coordination Council.

John is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, a Clinical Professor in the School of Public Health at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and College of the Holy Cross.

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