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Teresa Breen is a managing director within Advisory Board’s research division, leading strategic research in support of hospital, health system, and independent medical group executives. She oversees both the Physician Executive Council and the Physician Practice Roundtable membership programs, directing services and support for CMOs and hospital-based physician leaders as well as large independent physician organizations. More
Jack Hickey is vice president within Advisory Board’s consulting division, bringing more than 30 years of experience in both financial and operational management of health care and transportation service industries. Through his role, Jack provides leadership to members during interim and long-term management engagements, and is instrumental in leading physician compensation plan redesign projects as well as conducting comprehensive financial and benchmarking assessments. More
Braden Lang is a consultant with the Medical Group Strategy Council at Advisory Board. Braden has led much of the Council’s recent research on health care reform, primary care clinic design, and physician compensation. Prior to joining Advisory Board, Braden served as an attorney for the Idaho Department of Health and the University of Chicago Medical Center, and worked as a management consultant in the life sciences technology industry. More
Ingrid Lund is the practice manager for the Physician Practice Roundtable, the membership within Advisory Board’s research division dedicated to serving large independent physician organizations. Prior to this role, Ingrid led the Imaging Performance Partnership, managing strategic research for imaging providers. More
Austin Weaver, MBA, provides Advisory Board’s consulting clients with targeted financial and analytical insight on their most pressing strategic issues. Austin works directly with clients to develop the necessary infrastructure to drive change. With more than 10 years of experience in health care, he plays an integral role in engagements, overseeing the development of large clinically integrated networks and accountable care organizations. More
MACRA: How the Final Rule Impacts Providers
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MACRA: Strategic Implications for Provider Organizations from the Proposed Rule
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