PRINCETON — The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute today announced that Mary F. Campagnolo, MD, MBA, a health care leader committed to innovation and medical practice transformation, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
“Dr. Campagnolo’s vision is driving change to make health care more patient-centered, affordable and of higher quality,” said Linda Schwimmer, President & CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute. “Her experience as an innovator on the frontlines of medicine will help us advance our mission. We are grateful that Dr. Campagnolo is bringing her insight and perspective to our board.”
Dr. Campagnolo is a family physician/geriatrician and Medical Director of Virtua Health Graduate Medical Education, Marlton, New Jersey. She also is lead physician of Virtua – Family Medicine of Mansfield, in Bordentown, New Jersey, and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Virtua-North, Mt. Holly, New Jersey.
As an innovator and leader, Dr. Campagnolo has experience collaborating with physician practices and insurers on Patient Centered Medical Home transformation, and other practice modifications needed for the transition to new healthcare payment models.
Dr. Campagnolo also has held multiple leadership positions in statewide and national physician organizations. She is a Past-President of the Medical Society of New Jersey and Past-President of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. She has served on the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission on Quality, and most recently is on the Commission on Finance and Insurance.
“I welcome the opportunity to add my voice to the board of the Quality Institute,” Dr. Campagnolo said. “I have 30 years of experience in medical care in New Jersey and a deep understanding of the challenges we face in our state, particularly when it comes to population health and chronic conditions.”
Dr. Campagnolo said she admires the Quality Institute’s mission to improve the health of New Jersey citizens and for its commitment to the triple aim: achieving optimal health of populations, enhancing the experience of patients, and controlling healthcare costs.
“I add a fourth goal: supporting the wellness of the clinician,” Dr. Campagnolo said. ”We need to assure our healthcare workforce has satisfaction with their occupation, and personal life, in order to continue to cultivate the recruitment and retention of the most talented clinicians to care for the people of New Jersey.”
She joins 13 other Quality Institute board members with experience from all corners of health care — from payers and insurers to nurses and physicians. The Quality Institute is the only nonpartisan, multi-stakeholder advocate for health care quality and affordability in New Jersey.
About the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute
The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute is the only independent, nonpartisan, multi-stakeholder advocate for health care quality in New Jersey. The Quality Institute’s mission is to undertake projects and promote system changes that ensure that quality, safety, accountability and cost-containment are closely linked to the delivery of health care services in New Jersey. Learn more about us at www.njhcqi.org