Certification focuses on streamlining health care delivery and maintaining quality and safety
Allentown, PA – November 18, 2015 – Jonathan J. Burke, DO, was recently certified in Health Care Quality and Management (HCQM) by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP). HCQM board certification demonstrates that recipients possess the knowledge and tools that aid in increasing patient safety, reducing medical errors, eliminating waste and unnecessary services, while avoiding potentially harmful delays in health care.
ABQAURP is the nation’s largest organization of interdisciplinary health care professionals. They are committed to maximizing patient safety and the quality of health care provided to the public by maintaining a culture of educational and certification excellence, available to all health care professionals.
Dr. Burke has been a Family Physician for more than 12 years and is the Medical Director of Clinical Services for Populytics®, an Allentown, PA-based population health management and analytics firm. His recent certification aligns with Populytics’ mission to increase the quality and value of the patient experience through advanced health care analytics insights and comprehensive population health management by transforming claims and clinical data into actionable strategies and solutions.
At Populytics, Dr. Burke is responsible for the identification of care gaps and opportunities for improved health through enhanced care coordination, the dissemination of findings and health improvement strategies to providers and collaborative payers, mapping achievable pathways to enhanced health care and value for targeted populations, and the ongoing measurement and interpretation of results for Populytics constituents.
For more information about HCQM Certification, visit www.abqaurp.org/certification.asp.
Populytics, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lehigh Valley Health Network, is a population health management and advanced analytics firm that facilitates the movement toward value-based care. Claims and clinical data are collected and aggregated via advanced analytics tools to provide actionable information. Services include population health analytics, health benefits administration and consulting, clinical care coordination, and BeneFIT Corporate WellnessSM solutions. These comprehensive services afford higher quality care while bending the cost curve.