Governance



GOVERNING BOARD
James Lacour MD
David Cressy MD
Patrick Torcson MD
Michael Hill MD
David Powers MD


Mark Dominguez MD
John Evans 
Bob Capitelli MD*
Patti Ellish* 
*Ex officio




 






  PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE  
  • Sets the STQN performance agenda of quality initiatives and benchmarks
  • Works with representatives from each specialty to determine the performance measures for the specialty specific clinical programs
  • Responsible for the methodology of performance measurement, reporting and improvement activities
  • Establish policy and procedures for education and  remediation of physicians
  • Monitor physician utilization and cost
  • Monitor individual physicians and provide coaching and mentoring for STQN performance initiatives
  • Develop care coordination plans for high-risk patients
Patrick Torcson MD 
Pat Braly MD 
Michael Carpenter MD 
David Cressy MD 
Rob Faucheaux MD 
Roch Hontas MD 
 
Michael Iverson MD 
Joseph Landers MD 
Ralph Millet MD 
Sunil Purohit MD 
Hamid Salam MD 










 













NETWORK OPERATIONS COMMITTEE 
  • Organizational development of documents and contracts
  • IT infrastructure development and support
  • Physician participation development
  • Management of in-network referral
Pat McCaslin MD
Charles Baier MD
Chris Darcey MD
 
Mark Dominguez MD
Celeste Lagarde MD
JackSaux MD








FINANCE AND CONTRACTING COMMITTEE 
  • Responsible for joint contracting negotiations with payers
  • Coordinate physician incentive distributions
  • Members compensated by STQN for their activity
James Lacour MD
Cathy Quarls MD
Reiss Plauche MD
Michael Isabelle MD 
 
Merrill Laurent MD
Chris Foret MD
Vicki Steen MD
 









 For more information
, contact STQN Executive Director Jack Khashou at 985-898-4518 or jkhashou@stph.org.