Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D., has been selected as one of 100 Most Influential Health Care Leaders in 2020 – 2021 by Minnesota Physician. Deemed by their peers to be highly influential in terms of leadership and impact, the 100 leaders are known for making health care in
As we continue to navigate and look forward to a post-pandemic future, the need for leadership has never been greater. Compiled every four years, the 100 Most Influential Health Care Leaders are submitted by Minnesota Physician readers and colleagues from a cross-section of
"I am truly honored to be selected by my health care peers and Minnesota Physician as one of the 100 most influential health care leaders in
Each of the nominees identified the biggest challenges facing health care and how their organizations are preparing to meet these challenges.
Challenges: Health insurance plans drop or block physicians from their panels, putting their company's interests between doctor and patient. "Lowest cost" mandates exacerbate health disparities affecting communities of color. The provider tax threatens to eliminate independent medical practices. Big health systems can bear the cost, but community doctors cannot.
Strategies: We work on efficiencies to stay financially viable, and work with government leaders to implement "patient choice" to prevent health plans from refusing to cover doctors in good standing who care for communities hit hardest by health disparities. We have developed a blue-ribbon telemedicine platform that allows us to serve all patients of color and underserved rural communities.
The complete article and list of leaders is available at http://mppub.com/mp-top-100-1120-2.html
About Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D:
Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D., is a graduate of the
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