Key Physicians

Key Physicians
The business model at Key Physicians, an organization of more than 220 independent physicians in Wake, Durham, Orange and Johnston counties, has been evolving over the last four years from a traditional Independent Physician Association (IPA) to an accountable care organization (ACO) model. The constant throughout the process has been improving the quality of care for patients while maintaining physician independence. The moral of the Key Physicians story is that a group does not have to be “owned” by a large entity to be part of an accountable care model – you just need smart affiliations that focus on value and what is best for the patient. More…


Key Physicians – Raleigh, NC
Conrad L. Flick MD and John Meier MD, MBA
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