Daniel Elliott, M.D., MSCE, FACP, has been named medical director of Christiana Care Quality Partners.
Dr. Elliott is a member of Christiana Care’s Internal Medicine-Pediatrics faculty and currently serves as associate chair of research in the Department of Medicine at Christiana Care and a research scholar in the Christiana Care Value Institute. He currently practices as a hospitalist and in primary care at the Rocco A. Abessinio Family Wilmington Health Center.
In addition to his clinical background, Dr. Elliott was a fellow in the Generalist Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a master’s degree in clinical epidemiology with a concentration in outcomes research.
As associate chair for research in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Elliott has focused on using data to measure and improve the quality of care. He serves as a leader in “Bridging the Divides,” a program funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation that combines analytics and care management to improve care for patients with coronary artery disease.
Dr. Elliott will join the Christiana Care Quality Partners leadership team and work closely with CEO Alan Greenglass, M.D., and Executive Director Doug Azar, MBA, to continue the journey toward the Triple Aim of enhanced outcomes, the best experience of care and control of health care costs. He will also have responsibility for data analytics and reporting, and for working with practicing clinicians toward successful partnerships with Quality Partners.
Dr. Elliott will continue in some of his clinical and research activities as Quality Partners grows.
Christiana Care Quality Partners is a clinically integrated network of physicians, hospitals and other health care providers working to improve collaboration of care, clinical quality and value. The model enhances patient care and patient experience through coordination of care and a proactive approach to treating chronic conditions such as hypertension, asthma and diabetes. Christiana Care is partnering with Geisinger Health Plan, a nationally recognized not-for-profit, value-based health management company, to administer the plan.