Quality Health Ideas, Inc.

Supercharging value-based care delivery

ACO Name and Location


Previous Names: N/A

68 Bridge Street

Suite 118

Suffield, Connecticut 06078

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Philip F. Gaziano, MD
Primary Contact Phone Number 413-544-0179
Primary Contact Email Address pgaziano@qhideas.com

Organizational Information

ACO Participants:

ACO Participants Participant in Joint Venture with ACO (Enter Y or N)
Maud Ward, M.D., LLC N
Paul Deutsch N
Michael Savarese N
George Barchini N
Michael Kelly N
Drs. Linden & Thompson N
Gales Ferry Medical Group LLC N
Prakash Huded & Sumangala Huded Md Ptnr N
Paul H. Deutsch MD Rph LLC N
Brian Hennessy N
Starling Physicians, PC N
Soundview Medical Associates, LLC N
David R. Lawrence, MD, LLC N
Norwich Medical Associates, LLC N
Primary Care Center of Thomaston, LLC N
Ivette E. Diaz MD, LLC N
Brian Hennessy N
Maud Ward N
Michael Kelly N
MD Services LLC N
Milford OB-GYN Physicians, P.C. N
David Lawrence N
Physician Services Corporation Of Southern Illinois Inc N
St. Mary's Hospital N
Good Samaritan Regional Health Center N
Marshall Medical Center N

ACO Governing Body:

Member Last Name Member First Name Member Title/Position Voting Power - Expressed as a percentage or number Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Gaziano Philip Board Chair and CEO 1 ACO Officer Quality Health Ideas, Inc.
(ACO Vendor)
Sammarco Frank Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Soundview Medical Associates, LLC
Thompson Dave Medical Director 1 ACO Participant Representative Drs. Linden & Thompson
Klas William Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Marshall Medical Center
Nair Sudeep Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Physician Services Corporation of Southern Illinois Inc.
Honor Michael Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative N/A
Taylor Allan Medicare Beneficiary Representative 0 ACO Medicare Beneficiary N/A
Thurmayr Anna Felicitas Quality and Performance Officer 0 ACO Officer Quality Health Ideas, Inc.
Mirabello Chris Information Security Officer 0 ACO Officer ACO Vendor
Wood John Compliance Officer 0 ACO Officer Quality Health Ideas, Inc.
Robare CherylAnne Corporate Secretary 0 ACO Officer Quality Health Ideas, Inc.

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Philip Gaziano ACO Executive
David Thompson MD Medical Director
John Wood Compliance Officer
Anna Felicitas Thurmayr Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Quality and Utilization Review Committee Frank Sammarco, MD - Chair
Health Informatics Committee Anna Felicitas Thurmayr, MD - Chair
Compliance Committee John D. Wood, Jd - Chair
Finance Committee Anna Felicitas Thurmayr, MD - Chair

Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:

  • ACO Professionals in a group practice arrangement

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • N/A

Shared Savings Distribution

  • N/A

Quality Performance Results

Our ACO did not participate in the Shared Savings Program in the previous performance year, therfore this section is not applicable at this time.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.


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