Dr. Akosa is a practicing board-certified family practice physician with extensive Population Health Management (PHM) experience. At Franciscan Alliance, a 12-hospital Catholic Health system serving Indiana and Illinois, he is the System Medical Director of Care Management. He oversees Ambulatory & Inpatient Care Management; Utilization Management (UM) & Clinical Denials Management; and Physician Advisory Services for the health system.
He is leading Franciscan’s effort to enhance Care Coordination processes to improve key inpatient metrics like readmission rate, observation rate, length of stay, clinical denials & key ambulatory metrics like avoidable admission & ED rates, specialty drug cost, and lower cost trends from integration of social determinants of health (SDoH) gap closure/Health Equity initiatives into PHM strategies.
Dr. Akosa has extensive health plan and ACO experience and has helped multiple ACOs and health systems across the country in designing their PHM strategies to achieve the Quintuple Aim. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Population Health Alliance and a member of the Epic SDoH Steering Board.