APP announces organizational changes
Asante Physician Partners continues to reorganize to improve efficiency and standardize processes across the organization. Jamie Grebosky, MD, chief medical and quality officer, announced the following changes effective immediately:
Asante Diabetes Care Center and Nutrition Services now reports to Cassy Leach, director of Ambulatory Quality and Nursing. The organizational change strengthens the partnership with primary care providers while standardizing processes, workflows and increasing access for patients. This change also aligns certified diabetes education managers, dietitians and nurses with the clinical knowledge and reporting structure of APP’ s RNs.
Gary LaVenture now serves as program manager for APP Quality and Operations. In this role, he oversees and provides quality assurance for APP’s government programs, including CPC+, MIPS, Medicare advantage plans and Primary Care First. LaVenture has been involved with these programs since he joined APP in 2014. His knowledge will ensure the continued growth and success of these programs. He reports to Cassy Leach.
To continue building a consistent, aligned and efficient approach to patient care, several clinics now report to new division leaders. Endocrinology and Behavioral Health report through their practice managers to Mike Nunn, director of operations, Primary Care.
The Medford and Grants Pass neurology and infectious disease clinics will report through their clinic leaders to Katie Ledford, director of operations for Surgical and Hospital-Based Specialties. Ledford reports to Doug Ward, vice president of operations for all Jackson County specialty clinics. She also will continue to report to Eric Loeliger, MD, vice president of Medical Affairs at ATRMC who oversees Alternative Access for APP and all Josephine County specialty clinics.
“Over the past year, APP has focused on efficient and effective operations to deliver high-quality care,” Dr. Grebosky said. “We appreciate all that our staff and leaders have done to further these efforts.”