Tuesday, January 22, 2019
STQN 4thQuarter Medical Director's Award
STQN Announces New Medical Director’s Award Recipient
COVINGTON –– St. Tammany Quality Network (STQN) presented its 2018 fourth quarter Medical Director’s Award to Christopher Foret MD for his exemplary patient care in the management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Dr. Foret has been a leader in population health for his community for the last 25 years.
“It is an honor to work with Dr. Foret,” said Michael K. Hill MD, STQN Medical Director. “He is a true patient advocate. He has challenged STQN to expand our population health efforts into rural communities.”
Dr. Foret graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine New Orleans in 1994 and completed a family practice residency at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. He is the current president of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians and is board member of the Patient Compensation Fund. Dr. Foret practices at St. Tammany Physicians Network in Folsom.
STQN continuously strives to define and improve the healthcare needs of the community. Promoting wellness is a key component of this quest.
The St. Tammany Quality Network is a physician-led organization that demonstrates a commitment to quality and outcomes by creating a medical community aligned around quality initiatives and payer engagement; using a common information technology platform to capture disease specific data to assist in proactive patient care; and collaborate on patient-centric initiatives that enhance the quality and improve efficiency of health care delivery.