Lanre Akinkunmi, MD, MBA, CPE, has been named medical director for Population Health, Cecil Campus. In this role, Dr. Akinkunmi will be responsible for implementing population health initiatives on the Cecil Campus and within the Cecil County practices in connection with the campus leadership and Medical Group leadership structure.
He will also serve as the physician leader for Ambulatory Quality as it relates to value-based payor contracts in the Maryland market. He will lead Cecil Campus’ Clinical Transformation Initiatives (CTI) developed by the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) and collaborate with case management, the Cecil primary and specialty care network of employed and aligned private clinicians, and external parties to develop patient-centric workflows in support of CTI programs and future total cost of care payment models. In addition, Dr. Akinkunmi will serve as physician leader to optimize care provided to Cecil patients in skilled nursing facilities by monitoring quality and developing initiatives to improve communication, decrease readmissions and support a secure and timely care transition back to primary care providers.
Dr. Akinkunmi brings 11 years of physician leadership at Union Hospital to this role. He served as the first chair of the Provider Leadership Council and led the implementation of multiple initiatives to align employed providers with organizational goals. More recently, he served as primary care lead and medical director for the Union Multispecialty Group, driving efforts to improve clinical quality and operational efficiencies.
Dr. Akinkunmi completed his medical education at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. He also earned an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
He will report to Daniel Elliott, MD, MSCE, FACP, FAAP, executive director of the eBrightHealth ACO and senior clinical network director for value-based programs at ChristianaCare.