Chief Medical Officer
Population Health and Longitudinal Health Care Services Lines
Geisinger Health System
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Thomas Graf, MD, is the chief medical officer for Population Health and Longitudinal Care Service Lines for Geisinger Health System. Dr. Graf is responsible for the Value Re-Engineering of the Care Continuum and other population health initiatives for Geisinger including the ACO portfolio and with CMS, the Physician Group Practice Transitions Demonstration and Bundled Payments for Care Improvement leading 16 hospitals from across the country in driving performance. He leads the Community Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Care Continuum Service Lines in coordinating and accelerating population health related activities across 22 counties in central and northeast Pennsylvania. In addition, he partners with Geisinger Health Plan leadership on system-wide population health delivery with a primary focus on facilitating improved service and value and increasing the connections between the various elements of the health care continuum.
He is recognized nationally as a leader in medical home and post-acute care redesign, including the implementation of nearly 40 NCQA Level III accredited medical home sites in the Geisinger ProvenHealth Navigator® model. He has extended this to include comprehensive nursing home care with dedicated providers tied to ProvenHealth Navigator® clinics. Dr. Graf has established innovative care models for optimizing chronic disease with established systems of care enhanced by MyCare modules of care for individual disease parameters lead by mid-levels through the use of the Delta Innovation Incubator program he established. Dr. Graf serves as a content expert for the AHRQ's Patient Centered Medical Homes Project; AHRQ's I LIVEPC, international primary care improvement project; AHRQ's Innovation Spread project; and AMGA’s Caring for Patients with Multiple Chronic Diseases Collaborative. The Value Re-engineering efforts of Geisinger were recently recognized as the AMGA 2011 Acclaim award winner.
After graduating from University of Michigan Medical School and completing family medicine residency training at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, he served on the faculty of the Henry Ford Family Practice Residency and was director of the Southwest Georgia Family Practice Residency prior to joining Geisinger.