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Anthony D. Slonim, MD to Serve as Speaker at ACO and Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition Meeting


WEST ORANGE, NJ – The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) has announced Anthony D. Slonim, MD, DrPH, CPE, FACPE, Executive Director of Barnabas Health ACO North and Central Jersey, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Barnabas Health as well as Chair of AJMC's ACO and Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition, will serve as a panelist and moderator/speaker at the Coalition's semi-annual meeting.

On May 15 and 16 in Baltimore, ACO and Emerging Health Care Delivery Coalition will meet to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, ACO providers and leaders, payers, specialty pharmacy and pharmaceutical manufacturers to work collaboratively to build value and improve the quality and overall outcomes of patient care.

As a speaker, Dr. Slonim brings his diverse healthcare experience as a practicing internist and pediatrician, professor and author. During his presentation, Dr. Slonim will discuss accountable care organizations and the evolving healthcare marketplace, how to build an ACO, the types and focus areas of ACOs and opportunities for collaboration among ACOs and the industry.

Dr. Slonim has a wealth of knowledge about ACOs. At Barnabas Health, he is an executive leader overseeing all activities that support the system's ACOs, clinical care, quality programs, clinical information systems and the Barnabas Health Medical Group.

Prior to joining Barnabas Health in 2011, Dr. Slonim held several leadership roles in both the federal and private sectors and in a number of healthcare settings ranging from a freestanding children's hospital and a large academic medical center to an integrated healthcare delivery network. He is currently a professor of internal medicine, pediatrics, community and public health at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and a professor of research at the Grado School of Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Slonim has authored more than 50 published manuscripts and 15 books.

Dr. Slonim is a fellow of the American College of Physician Executives and the College of Critical Care Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine Critical Care and Pediatric Critical Care. He completed his undergraduate studies at New York University, his medical degree at New York Medical College and his master's and doctorate in administrative medicine and health policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health's Center for Health Policy Studies.

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