VillageMD has partnered with the Houston-based high-performing primary care group Village Family Practice. Village Family Practice has been delivering high quality, cost effective care to its patients under risk-based arrangements for more than 20 years under the direction of President and VillageMD Co-Founder Dr. Clive Fields. It is now the second largest primary care group in Houston, with over 45 providers across 7 locations. VillageMD-Houston's clinical solution is built on many of the proven approaches at Village Family Practice.
3 Ways to Partner:
VillageMD-Houston currently works with more than 100 Houston-area primary care providers and has a range of partnership options including: participation in our clinically integrated network, comprehensive management services support, and full integration into Village Family Practice.
If you are in the Houston area and interested in learning more about VillageMD, contact us for information on how Village MD-Houston can help support you practice.
I spend my days: Taking care of my patients with the data, resources, and clinical decision support that helps me provide better outcomes for my patients, while helping shape and execute
My experience: As President of Village Family Practice in Houston for more than 25 years, I spearheaded our participation in the 1990's Medicare Plus Choice program, a precursor to value-based programs. I parlayed my expertise as a clinical and physician executive to co-found
I spend my days: Leading our operations in care management, quality, population health operations, physician engagement, and analytics efforts.
My experience: I've spent over 10 years working in value-based care delivery for large health plans, integrated delivery systems, and directly with independent primary care providers. These experiences have shown me what does and doesn't work in population health
I spend my days: Working with our nurses and medical assistants to implement best practices in conjunction with our physician and population health teams. I engage and empower our clinical support staff so they can provide outstanding patient experiences and best support our providers.
My experience: With over 20 years of nursing leadership experience my passion is increasing team member engagement, leading to excellent patient experiences. A focus of mine is elevating primary care as the key to address the spiraling cost of care and improve the quality of life for our patients.
I spend my days: Running the pharmacy operations and helping physicians understand the complexity of their patients' multiple drug therapies, its associated compounding cost to patients and to payers, and the resulting effect on adherence and quality outcomes.
My experience: I have spent the majority of my career as a community-based pharmacist, interacting with patients, physicians, and payers. These experiences has helped me understand that we begin to perform and deliver better care as we close the gap in communication between the patient, the physician, and the pharmacy.
I spend my days: Supporting healthcare providers and staff with the data and workflow analysis necessary to improve efficiency, reduce unnecessary work and harness the most value out of every provider-patient encounter.
My experience: Prior to joining VillageMD, I spent my career engaging healthcare’s various stakeholders through performance management, process design and strategic planning alongside some of the industry’s greats, including Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann.
I spend my days: Leading our clinic operations with a focus on the patient experience. We want our patients to know they are not just a number, but part of our family. My primary responsibility is to make every contact with each of our team members as positive and welcoming as possible.
My experience: I have spent the past 20 years in practice operations, helping to build Village Family Practice from 6 physicians to now more than 40 providers. The continued focus on the patient experience and our ability to maintain VFPs reputation while growing to a regional support network of providers is a testament to our dedication to the medical profession.
I spend my days: Preparing and helping our new provider partner practices successfully transition to value-based care for better clinical and cost outcomes.
My experience: My career in healthcare administration has consisted of experience in a variety of environments including large scale hospitals, academic medical centers, and multi-specialty clinic systems. I find it very special that my roles in Operations Management and the projects I’ve managed have allowed me to be on the ground floor and see the impact we are helping providers make on the delivery of health care in my home town of Houston.