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Bruce Perry

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M.P.H., 1981, University of Washington
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Faculty Fellowship in Family Medicine, 1981, University of Washington
B.A., 1969, Emory University


Integrated healthcare systems


Director, Division of Health Management & Policy
Visiting Research Professor
Bruce Perry Curriculum Vitae

Bruce Perry is currently a visiting research professor of the School of  Public Health. Previously he has acquired  over 25 years of experience as a senior executive in integrated healthcare systems and multi-specialty medical groups. Most recently he served for twelve years as the Executive Medical Director and Chairman of the Board of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group, a 400 practitioner multi-specialty medical group which provides professional services for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan members in the metropolitan Atlanta area. He was the chief physician quality officer for Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, the largest healthcare cooperative in the nation with over 1000 practitioners. Dr. Perry, is a former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Family Medicine Faculty Fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle.  He has maintained his Boards and Certification in Family Medicine and Geriatrics.

His interests are in improving the performance of integrated delivery systems and multi-specialty group practices, leadership skills development, leading practitioners through major change initiatives, and redesigning primary care.

Perry, B.C: Using Electronic Medical Record in the 21st Century. Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia, July, 2006.
Perry, B.C., Boddie, W., and Jacobs, L.: Revitalizing the Group Practice: A Blueprint Based on a Successful Breakthrough. Group Practice Journal, Nov.-Dec., 2000.
Perry, B.C.: Harvesting the Wealth of Science and Permanente Clinical Wisdom, The Importance of Strategic Quality Improvement. The Permanente Journal 3:28, 1998.
McGlynn, E.A.,Siu, A.L.,and Leatherman, S.T., et al: Producing Publicly Available Information on the Quality of Care in Health Plans.Santa Monica, CA,RAND, 1992.
Bernstein, S.J., McGlynn, E.A.,and Siu, A.L., et al: The Appropriateness of Hysterectomy: A Comparison of Care in Seven Health Plans.Santa Monica, CA, RAND,1992.