Mark J. Werner, MD
Mark J. Werner, MD, CPE, FAAPL is a Director with The Chartis Group leading Clinical Consulting, the Chartis Physician Leadership Institute and our work with the physician segment. In this role, Dr. Werner leads clinical consulting efforts across the firm focusing on: enterprise physician alignment and leadership, medical group performance, adoption and change management, performance innovation, population health, provider-payor relationships and the translation of strategy into clinical operations.
Dr. Werner brings over 25 years of experience providing transformational healthcare leadership in integrated health systems, academic medical centers, clinically integrated networks, multi-specialty physician groups and health plans addressing the imperatives of value creation, value-based payments, patient and provider engagement, and innovative consumer-centric solutions for high quality affordable healthcare. He has worked in progressive organizations on the leading edge of healthcare transformation, accountable care, clinical integration and the creation of a new medical school.
Before joining The Chartis Group, Dr. Werner held positions as the Chief Clinical Innovation Officer for Fairview Health Services, President and Chief Physician Executive of Carilion Clinic and its associated hospital system, Chief Clinical Officer for Medica Health Plan, as well as leadership roles within several academic health centers. He led one of the first accountable care organizations in the nation, led the transformation of a hospital operating company into a clinician led integrated clinic model, and led network, value-based payment and population health strategies for an innovative health plan. Throughout his career, Dr. Werner has focused on creating the core capabilities and capacity to thrive as an organization responsible for the health of a population realizing the value of new care models and recognizing new economic value derived through clinical integration, physician leadership and engagement, provider-payor partnerships and new payment methodologies. He has led multiple technology platform assessments and implementations particularly for electronic health records, data management and clinical analytics.
Prominent within the national physician leadership community, Dr. Werner is Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Association for Physician Leadership (formerly ACPE). He also previously served on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Child Health Financing and remains a member of numerous boards and advisory groups across the healthcare industry. Dr. Werner is a national presenter and advisor on critical areas in healthcare.
Dr. Werner received his medical degree from Vanderbilt School of Medicine with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Vanderbilt and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. He went on to complete a program in medical management at Carnegie Mellon University through ACPE. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry from Rice University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.