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Meet Dr. Andy Anderson
Dr. Andy Anderson is Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer for RWJBarnabas Health. He oversees the clinical activities of one of the largest academic health systems in the nation. Dr. Anderson guides medical professionals through new models of health care delivery and reimbursement, with a focus on transformative health care and population health to achieve the best possible outcomes in quality, safety, and service. He brings broad experience in health system leadership and physician practice management to his role, having formerly been the CEO of the combined Medical Group at RWJBarnabas-Rutgers, and the Chief Medical Officer at Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin. Dr. Anderson continues to see patients and teach in addition to his leadership responsibilities. An internist by training, Dr. Anderson is a graduate of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he earned his bachelor’s degree and medical degree. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree at Marquette University.
Dr. Anderson has years of experience practicing medicine and is an expert in healthcare leadership:
Outcomes-Driven. Dr. Anderson believes that using data to set and reach to achieve clear outcomes can inspire better care, and bring joy to healthcare employees.
Integrated Care. The days of the shingled private practice may be drawing to a close: larger systems, offering integrated care, are a more effective place of employment for physicians.
Master the Craft. Dr. Anderson encourages aspiring healthcare leaders to master their craft first—read voraciously, and practice consistently. Knowledge makes a leader effective.