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  1. 1. Robert W. Brenner, MD, MMMShort Hills, NJ | 973-202-6125 | | am a physician executive who conceives and implements progressive, effective changes for the evolving healthcare environment. In addition to transforming and managing a large multispecialty medical practice, I havemanaged administration and operations through a successful turnaround for a nonprofit hospital. I also havedirected graduate medical education programs.A leader in organizational growth and development, my expertise includes practice transformation, value-basedcontracting, population health management, strategic planning, program development, change management,and external affairs. I am a spokesperson on a wide range of topics in health care.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEChief Medical OfficerTitle change from Medical Director in 2009Summit Medical GroupBerkeley Heights, NJ2006 to presentSummit Medical Group (SMG) is the largest for-profit, physician-owned multispecialty practice in New Jersey. Inaddition to its 250,000 square foot main campus, the Group has satellite more than 20 satellite offices in 5counties. It employs more than 300 practitioners and 1300 employees who support 72 specialties. The practiceserves and manages more than 200,000 patients with 75,000 unique patient visits each month. It has an annualrevenue of more than $300 million.Responsibilities includePlanning, implementing, and overseeing clinical strategy, with direct profit/loss responsibilityEnsuring growth through new programs, services, acquisitions, and geographic expansionBuilding an infrastructure that accommodates the organization’s rapid growthDeveloping robust population health and resource utilization programsManaging patient safety and professional riskWorking with payors, brokers, and large employers to develop high-quality, affordable health careMajor accomplishments in clinical program growth and developmentDeveloped a comprehensive Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Program thatIncludes on-site care at several adult living, nursing home, and rehab facilitiesProvides in-hospital consultation, ambulatory geriatric assessments, and home visitsOffers telemedicine access for high-risk cardiopulmonary patientsSignificantly increased transition of care quality outcomes, reduced unnecessary emergency room visitsand admissions, and improved overall accountability for our growing senior population and thosereceiving inpatient rehabilitationLed the acquisition and successful integration of a large multisite 28-provider primary care group thatAdded 34,000 new patientsEncompasses a 10,000-patient highly functioning Patient-centered Medical Home (PCMH)Significantly enhanced market share, competitive advantage, and negotiating leverageOpened an integrated Behavioral Health and Cognitive Therapy Center thatProvides in-network adult and pediatric counseling and psychiatric consultation servicesHas grown to 15 providers averaging more than 1100 visits and 110 new patients per monthOpened a Nationally Certified Multidisciplinary Breast Center of Excellence that hasMarkedly improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfactionSignificantly increased patient visits and patient retentionTransitioned and redesigned a contracted Hospitalist Program thatMarkedly improved patient and referring physician satisfaction while operating at a profitHas achieved the lowest average length of stay, adjusted cost per case, and readmission rate comparedwith the local market and has earned the highest national benchmarks, lowering costs by $50 million in 3yearsDeveloped a successful After Hours Primary Care practice that increases access, particularly for commuter visits
  2. 2. Robert W. Brenner, MD, MMMShort Hills, NJ | 973-202-6125 | | a comprehensive Executive Health program thatFostered new corporate alliancesOperated at a profit within three monthsDeveloped a state-of-the-art Occupational and Employee Health service thatOffers customized pre-employment assessments, workers’ compensation visits, return-to-work exams, andonsite wellness programsDeveloped an active Clinical Trials Program thatProvides advanced treatment options to patientsAugments physician practices and compensationEstablished relationships with pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organizationsSpearheaded the first formal group practice affiliation with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterAdvancements in infrastructureInformation TechnologyFacilitated the SMG electronic health record (EHR) implementation strategy and oversees all clinical ITprocessesTransitioned all providers to entirely paperless documentation on the Allscripts Enterprise platformFacilitated the implementation of numerous modules, including a patient portal, use of voice recognition,electronic prescribing, and structured notesDeveloped a Transitions in Care working group thatEnsures accountability and care for all SMG patients that have been discharged from or admitted to ahospital or rehabilitation, nursing home, or other facilityTracks and utilizes data to manage care, streamline processes, improve quality, and lower costs of careCreated a Care Management and Practice Transformation department thatOversees the current PCMH and CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCI) and manages thetransformation of all SMG primary care practices to this team-based model of careLeads the development and negotiation of shared savings contracts with commercial payorsProvides population health and disease management programs that ensure valueImplements and oversees Care Registry and Population Risk Management software, associatedreporting, and clinical/business intelligenceOversees a team of embedded and central care managersProvides required data reporting, ensuring more than $2,000,000 in annual quality, performance, andpractice efficiency bonusesBuilt a Performance Improvement department thatCollects tracks, analyzes, and distributes meaningful performance dataWorks collaboratively throughout the organization to foster process improvement that has resulted inmany metrics above National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 90thpercentile benchmarksProvides data information and administrative support for the Clinical Practice Improvement (boardsubcommittee), patient safety, infection control, and dedicated credentialing committeesDesigned, manages, and distributes the results for patient and physician satisfaction surveysLead the implementation of Clinical Quality Solutions software providing a certified Physician QualityReporting Initiative registry and a point-of-care clinical outcome tool for providersLeads a 40-physician hospital gain sharing initiative with a local hospital.Developed a Comprehensive Risk Management and Patient Safety Program thatManages all professional liability casesProvides a consistent and transparent approach for patients with unexpected outcomesResulted in higher earlier reporting, trending of data, and expeditious interventionsWorked collaboratively with medical malpractice carrier to create on-site educational programscontributing to patient safety, risk mitigation, and a discounted premiumDeveloped a formal review process for potential compensatory eventsDeveloped a peer-review policy and processAugmented the patient advocacy program, including trending, reporting, and proactive service recovery
  3. 3. Robert W. Brenner, MD, MMMShort Hills, NJ | 973-202-6125 | | as Director for Diamond Hill Insurance Company Board, a $14-million offshore malpractice captiveExpanded organization and physician developmentHired more than 180 providers and developed a consistent recruitment processRestructured the Clinical Council comprised of department chairs and clinical managers who createpolicy, direct clinical operations, and developed an SMG clinical model of careRealigned the clinical leadership structure to pair clinical administrators and operations personnelthroughout the organization byo Developing roles and responsibilities at each level and providing real-time, applicable managementinformationo Aligning performance evaluations and bonuses with organizational goalsImplemented a comprehensive provider evaluation tool and review process, including aannual physician report review which includes quality, efficiency-of-care, administrative, service metrics,and an online 360° review with associated bonusesOrganized leadership training with nationally recognized organizations, including the American College ofPhysician ExecutivesDeveloped an onsite continuing medical education programImplemented physician coaching and mentoring programsSenior Executive Team Member, Business Development/Physician RelationsResidency Director, Mountainside Family Practice AssociatesChairman, Department of Family MedicineMountainside Hospital/Atlantic HealthMontclair, NJ1999 to 2006Medical Director/Associate Residency DirectorAssistant Residency DirectorPresident, Somerset Family Physicians Faculty PlanSomerset Medical CenterSomerville, NJ1995 to 1999PhysicianWestfield Family PracticeWestfield, NJ1994 to 1995Residency Clinical Faculty, Belleville, ILWartime Chief, Emergency Medical Services, Torrejon, SpainFamily Physician, Chanute, ILUnited States Air Force1990 to 1994Professional MembershipsAmerican Medical Group Association (AMGA)Group Practice Information Network (GPIN)American College of Medical QualityAmerican College of Physician ExecutivesMedical Society of New JerseyAmerican Academy of Family Physicians, FellowCertification/LicensureLicensed in New Jersey and MassachusettsAmerican Board of Family Medicine, 1990
  4. 4. Robert W. Brenner, MD, MMMShort Hills, NJ | 973-202-6125 | | Stern School of Business, Strategic Leadership, Executive Program, 2011 to presentCarnegie Mellon University-Heinz School of Public Policy and ManagementMasters in Medical Management (MMM), 2002Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons/Overlook HospitalFamily Medicine Internship and Residency Program, 1990University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD, 1987State University of New York, Binghamton and Buffalo, BA, Psychology 1982Honors/AwardsDorland Health- National People AwardJoseph E. Enright Foundation Kingfisher AwardCamp Winadu Humanitarian AwardUnited States Air Force Faculty Teacher of the Year AwardUnited States Air Force Commendation and Meritorious Service MedalsUnited States Air Force Health Professions ScholarshipOverlook Hospital Harriet Anson Senior Resident Teaching AwardProfessional ActivitiesGuest Lecturer, Advanced Strategy, MBA Program, NYU–Stern School of Business, 2013Board Member, National AMGA Foundation, 2013Innovation Peer Group Member, Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship, Silberman College of Business -Fairleigh Dickenson University Board Member, 2012Provider Council, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, 2009AMGA CMO/Medical Director Leadership Council, 2006System of Care Advisory Board, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, 2006-presentSenior Scholar, Jefferson Medical College, Department of Health Policy, Philadelphia, PA, 2008Senior Executive Fellow/Physician Leader, Fairleigh Dickenson University -Silberman Graduate School of Business, 2002 to 2006President, NJ Association of Family Practice Residency Directors, 1999 to 2003Vice President, Somerset Independent Physician Association, 1997 to 1999Clinical Associate Professor, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, 1995 to 2007Clinical Associate Professor, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1995 to 2007Hospital CommitteesOverlook Hospital Gainsharing Steering Committee, 2009 to presentMountainside Hospital Medical Board, 2000 to 2006Mountainside Hospital Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Committees, 2005Atlantic Health Physician Information Systems Advisory Board, 2002 to 2006Atlantic Health Physician Leadership Program Steering Committee, 2002 to 2006Somerset Medical Center Strategic Planning Committee, 1997 to 1999Volunteer InvolvementAmerican Jewish Society for Service, Board Member, 2009 to 2011American Red Cross Colonial Crossroads Chapter, Board Member, 2009 to 2012Camp Group, Lead Physician, 1998 to presentHaiti Plunge/Church Outreach to Youth Project,Lead fundraising for the developed of a regional clinic and served in earthquake relief, 2010 to 2011Joseph E. Enright Foundation Corporate Chair and Advisor to the BoardFund raising and organize annual Health Trek, cycling event, 2007 to present
  5. 5. Robert W. Brenner, MD, MMMShort Hills, NJ | 973-202-6125 | | a spokesperson on radio, national news, and print media, I have discussed a wide range of topics such ashealth care reform, practice transformation, pay-for-performance and quality outcomes, patient satisfaction,preventive medicine, electronic health records, meaningful use, and accountable care organizations, amongothers.Public appearances have included:Facilitator and Keynote Speaker, Partnering with ACOs Summit, May 2013Keynote Panelist, Northeast Business Group on Health, April 2013“Developing a Department of Practice Transformation,” AMGA Annual Meeting, March 2013“Multispecialty Group Approach to Health Care Reform,” NJ Suburban Chamber of Commerce, February 2013Special Briefing: “What the Supreme Court’s Decision Means for Employers,” New Jersey BusinessIndustry Association (NJBIA), Panelists, August 2012“The Impact of Health Care Reform on Your Employees and Businesses,” NJBIZ, Panelist, July 2012“Forming an Accountable Care Organization,” New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, June 2011“Improving Health Care Quality and Outcomes,” FIOS1, Let’s Talk with Gary Gellman, February 2011“Clinical Quality Solutions/Meaningful Use,” Allscripts National Conference, with CEO Glen Tullman,December 2009“Health Care Reform,” In Full View, November 14, 2009“The Public Option,” Fox News, October 7, 2009“Is the Baucus Bill on the Right Track?” Fox News, September 2009 panelist for “An Effective Healthcare System for the Developed World,” an international debateconducted by Harvard Business School & McKinsey and Company. Sponsored by Novartis PharmaceuticalsCorporation. Invitee, Daniel Vasella, CEO, March 2009