Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs
Implementing the Group Practice Manager in the VHA: A View from the Field
George Sayre, PsyD
Seminar date: 11/22/2017
Description: As part of the In 2014 Congress passed the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act (VACAA) VA created a new position: Group Practice Manager (GPM). Findings from a qualitative evaluation of five prototype Group Practice Manager sites included the variety of specific functions involved in making services accessible: engaging staff across, need for strong “people skills” and some level of authority; and interpreting and communicating data. National and locally tailored training and tools were critical to the role.
Intended audience: Group Practice Managers, Clinical, VA facility and national leadership, and VA Informatics.