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An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a group of doctors and other health care providers who voluntarily work together with Medicare to give you high quality service and care. Gulf Coast Health Partners, incorporated as Northwest Florida Health Partners LLC, is comprised of:

ACO Participants

ACO Participants in Joint Venture between ACO Professionals and Hospitals
No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals.

ACO Governing Body

  • Dr. Emilie Hallford, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Alabama Providence Healthcare Services
  • Susan Cornejo, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola
  • Dr. Gary Pablo, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Sacred Heart Medical Group
  • Dr. Estrellita Redmon, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Sacred Heart Medical Group
  • Dr. Paul Baroco, Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • ACO Executive – Laura Behr
  • Medical Director – Dr. Estrellita Redmon
  • Compliance Officer – Rebecca Lovelace
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer - Dr. Rachel Bixler

ACO Committees and Committee Leadership

  • Quality/Care Coordination – Dr. Rachel Bixler, Chair
  • Patient Safety  – Dr. Estrellita Redmon, Chair
  • Beneficiary Engagement – Dr. Paul Baroco, Chair
  • Finance Committee – Susan Cornejo, Chair

Types of ACO Participants, or Combinations of Participants, that Formed the ACO
Hospitals employing ACO professionals; ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement; Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Partners: Sacred Heart Health System and Providence Health System
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