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The Connecticut State Medical Society- Independent Practice Association (CSMS-IPA) is a statewide, physician driven IPA, founded in 1986.  Our objective is to build partnerships between business and medicine that support a value based system of care.  We are dedicated to helping our physician network achieve the highest quality of care, the greatest patient satisfaction, with the most efficient use of resources.  Our focus will remain patient-centered and accountable to managing our patient population with the use of innovative resources and technology.

CSMS-IPA 30th Anniversary & Second Annual Pinnacle Award Celebration

Monday, October 17, 2016 at Fantasia in North Haven from 5pm - 8pm

2016 Pinnacle Award

We are pleased to announce our second annual CSMS-IPA Pinnacle Award. This award recognizes a CSMS-IPA practice that exemplifies the mission and vision of CSMS-IPA.  We are dedicated to high quality, cost effective medical care that is physician driven, financially sustainable and valued by our healthcare stakeholders.
We are committed to recognizing the outstanding care delivered by our practices.  To find out more information about the 2016 Pinnacle Award please click here.
If you are interested in self-nominating your practice, or you would like to nominate a practice please click here

The event will also celebrate our 30th anniversary and will feature Dr. Kent Bottles as our keynote speaker. His presentation is entitled "Value-based Payment, MACRA & Triple Aim: Strategies & Tactics for Success," we hope you will join us for this special occasion.

Dr. Kent Bottles teaches health policy and payment reform at The Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health in Philadelphia, is Chief Medical Officer of PYA Analytics, and a Consulting Principal at Pershing Yoakley and Associates.  He has been a Professor and Chair of academic medical school pathology departments, a Chief Medical Officer of a state-wide integrated delivery system, a President and CEO and DIO of an educational and research collaborative in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a President and CEO of an evidence-based medicine health care consortium in Minneapolis, and a President and Chief Knowledge Officer of a genomics bio-tech start-up company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

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The Connecticut State Medical Society - IPA (CSMS-IPA) is the largest and only statewide IPA in Connecticut and one of the largest in the nation. The CSMS-IPA is comprised of approximately 7,000 physician members. The CSMS-IPA is governed by a 27-member physician Board of Directors.



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127 Washington Avenue
East Building, 3rd Floor
North Haven, CT 06473
Phone: (203) 562-7228
Fax: (203) 624-6665

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6 Corporate Drive, Suite 430
Shelton, CT 06484
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