Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, PhD serves as Chairman of xG Health Solutions, an independently operated venture launched by Geisinger Health System to help healthcare organizations create value and improve quality, leveraging Geisinger intellectual property and expertise. Dr. Steele is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, an integrated health services organization in central and northeastern Pennsylvania recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development and implementation of innovative care models.
Prior to Geisinger Health System, he served as Richard T. Crane Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Vice President for Medical Affairs, and Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine. Prior to that, he was the William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, President and Chief Executive Officer of Deaconess Professional Practice Group and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital.
Dr. Steele received his bachelor’s degree in history and literature from Harvard College and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in surgery at the University of Colorado. Dr. Steele earned his Ph.D. in microbiology at Lund University in Sweden.
What would it take for health plan acquisition of medical groups to work?
Why should providers form a Medicare Advantage plan?
Fee for service is going to disappear, causing many to be faced with a choice.