Don Casey

Chief of Clinical Affairs,
Medecision,

Don Casey

Contact Info

don.casey@ipo4health.com

Office Phone 917-635-2553

Chief of Clinical Affairs,
Medecision


MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health

MBA, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Summary

Dr. Casey’s healthcare-related informatics-related work and experiences include:

  • Lead oversight for data management and analytics science team while Chief Medical Officer for the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care (former Medicare Quality Improvement Organization, or QIO for Maryland and Washington, DC). This included analytic and statistical oversight of Medicare Part A and Part B Claims for Maryland and DC for quality oversight purposes mandated by Federal law as well as 8 state Medicaid agency claims files for external quality review mandated by the 1115 Waiver.
  • Development, implementation and oversight of comprehensive comparative quality and patient safety measurement database as Chief Medical Officer for 30 Catholic Healthcare Partners hospitals in 5 states (now Bon Secours Mercy Health).
  • Development, implementation and oversight of comprehensive comparative quality and patient safety measurement database as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer for Atlantic Health through the University Health Consortium/Vizient Comparative Database of more than 200 Academic Medical Centers.
  • Development of a classification scheme for a support vector machine analysis of clinical and financial data for NYU Langone Medical Center in collaboration with Dr. Constantin Aliferis.

Currently, Dr. Casey serves as Chief of Clinical Affairs for Medecision, a digital platform population health management solution for nearly 100 health plans and other risk-bearing entities across the United States.

Dr. Casey has served in a number of capacities as advisor, consultant and technical expert for many national organizations, including HHS, CMS, AHRQ, NIH, NQF, NCQA, AMA, ACP, ACC, American Heart Association, American Hospital Association and various state governments.

Current interests and scholarly activities include population health, clinical practice guideline development and implementation, performance measurement development and implementation, organizational leadership development and value-based payment policies.

Dr. Casey earned his AB degree from Dartmouth College, MD degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, an MPH from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (Biostatistics and Health Policy), and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (Entrepreneurship and Quantitative Finance).

Current academic appointments include Rush Medical College (Chicago) and affiliate faculty positions with the Jefferson College of Population Health (Philadelphia) and the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics (Minneapolis). He has also held past academic appointments at the Schools of Medicine of Icahn Mount Sinai (Associate Professor of Medicine) and NYU (Professor of Medicine and Population Health), the Loyola University Quinlan School of Business (Chicago) and Xavier University School of Health Administration (Cincinnati).

In addition, Dr. Casey is the current President of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ), whose mission is to provide leadership and education in healthcare quality management.

He is also a Certified Physician Executive of the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and of the American Heart Association (AHA), Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

Dr. Casey has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles book chapters and according to an Elsevier Scopus h-Index of 55, has been cited more than 25,000 instances in the international healthcare literature.