Carman Ciervo, D.O., FACOFP, is the Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive at Jefferson Health New Jersey (JHNJ). As a member of the senior leadership team since 2010, Carman has played a key role in Jefferson Health of New Jersey’s continued growth and transformation, working directly on hospital and health system initiatives related to the employed-physician model, population health, and clinical excellence. He has also overseen the progressive growth of the Jefferson Health New Jersey (formerly Kennedy) Health Alliance, a consumer-friendly network of primary and specialty medical practices throughout southern New Jersey.
- Healthcare providers should partner with community organizations when rolling out a new initiative to better align services with the needs of the community they serve.
- Working in collaboration with healthcare providers who would traditionally be considered competitors can reduce redundancy in the care provided to the community and lead to better value for the healthcare dollar.
- Population health initiatives that involve partnerships with non-healthcare organizations, such as major employers in the community, help create a healthy workforce.
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