The Monroe County Medical Society Quality Collaborative promotes the implementation of high quality health care in the seven county area including Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties.
The goal of the Collaborative is to serve as a unified, objective, clear, consistent physician voice advocating for quality improvement by:
~ providing physicians with information, education and tools to help them continue to provide evidence-based medicine
~ developing and assisting in the implementation of community clinical guidelines and best practices
~ assisting in the implementation of data -driven, outcome-oriented quality improvement initiatives
~ working collaboratively with other community partners focused on addressing quality improvement and health care disparities
The Initiative is being overseen by a diverse group of practicing physicians and medical leadership from AIDS Care; Excellus BlueCross BlueShield; Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency; Greater Rochester Individual Practice Association; Jordan Health Center; Monroe County Department of Health; Monroe County Medical Society; The Monroe Plan Inc.; MVP Health Care; Rochester Business Alliance; Rochester Community Independent Practice Association; Rochester General Health System; Rochester Regional Healthcare Association; Thompson Health; Unity Health System and University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Health.
John McIntyre, MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Past President, American Psychiatric Association and Rochester Academy of Medicine, member of the AMA's Council on Medical Service and Board member of the MCMS, chairs the Collaborative.
This website currently contains information about the community-wide clinical guidelines, developed by the Quality Collaborative, focusing on enhancing the quality of preventive as well as chronic care.
For list of Steering Committee members, click: