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Timothy Gregg Ferris, MD

Medical Director, Mass General Physicians Organization

  • Phone: 617-726-3456
Departments
Primary Care
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Asthma
Preventive care
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Pediatric
Accepting New Patients
No

BiographyDr. Ferris was born in Worcester MA and educated at Middlebury College, Oxford University (M.Phil.), Harvard Medical School (MD), and Harvard School of Public Health (MPH).  Particular clinical interests within primary care include medically complex patients, geriatrics, and respiratory and heart conditions.  He conducts health policy research at the Mongan Institute for Health Policy and serves as the Medical Director of the Mass General Physicians Organization.

Transforming health care: from episodic interactions to population health management

For decades, health care has been organized primarily around episodic interactions with individual patients. With population health management, however, care is organized around patients’ health needs regardless of whether they are seeking health care. The goal is better health for these patients as well as lower costs.

In General awards and honors: March 22, 2013

In General awards and honors: March 22, 2013

Increased adoption of complex care management can help meet cost savings, quality goals

In a New England Journal of Medicine article and a issue brief from the Commonwealth Fund, two Massachusetts General Hospital physicians and their co-authors outline best practices in complex care management, discuss barriers to wider adoption of the approach and describe potential strategies to surmount those barriers.

Internal Medicine Associates Team 1
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-3456
Fax: 617-724-9666

Internal Medicine Associates Team 1
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-3456
Fax: 617-724-9666

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