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Les Duncan,

Director of Operations Highmark – Community and Health Services

 

Mr. Duncan is an experienced executive in creating healthcare solutions for a changing marketplace. Considered an expert in population health management, he is a frequent presenter on accountable care organizations (ACOs), Medicare, and next generation ACO models. His leadership philosophy promotes employee participation in solving problems creatively to drive organizational success. 

 

In his current position, Mr. Duncan supports the newly created Highmark Community and Health Services organization at Highmark Health, dedicated to delivering quality, service, and value in the post-acute care space.

Les Duncan articles on COPD insider:

  • Frequent Flyer

    Frequent Flyer

    Learn three keys to reducing readmissions for your “frequent flyers”—making their transition from hospital to home more permanent.

  • Health Buddies

    Health Buddies

    You do your best to speak clearly, be specific, and give your patients the time they need. But are they really hearing you? A health buddy may be just what the doctor ordered. Discover how a health buddy can help ensure your great efforts turn into great outcomes.

  • Insider solutions

    Insider solutions

    As we learn more and more about COPD, many questions remain. Discover what our panel of insiders had to say about some of your most pressing questions.

  • ACO Perspective Video

    ACO Perspective Video

    Beyond driving efficient, quality care, ACOs create particular benefits for managing chronic disease in a population health model. Get the inside scoop from expert Les Duncan.

  • Home Care with the right Device

    Home Care with the right Device

    Discover how choosing the right home care device can make the difference for patients once they leave the hospital. Read more on 4 easy steps for making the right choice to set patients up for sustainable success.

  • How ACOs align perfectly with COPD treatment goals

    How ACOs align perfectly with COPD treatment goals

    Learn how ACOs create amazing opportunities to support COPD treatment goals and elevate value-based care.

  • Identifying COPD patients

    Identifying COPD patients

    Learn how to identify patients with COPD sooner by proactively focusing on additional risk factors, special populations, and more.

  • Mental Health Focus

    Mental Health Focus

    When you overlook the mental health component of COPD care, you may only be addressing surface issues. Keep patients living healthy at home by putting mental health services at the core of your care.

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Les Duncan

 

Director of Operations
Highmark–Community and Health Services

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Mr. Duncan is an experienced executive in creating healthcare solutions for a changing marketplace. Considered an expert in population health management, he is a frequent presenter on accountable care organizations (ACOs), Medicare, and next generation ACO models. His leadership philosophy promotes employee participation in solving problems creatively to drive organizational success. 

 

In his current position, Mr. Duncan supports the newly created Highmark Community and Health Services organization at Highmark Health, dedicated to delivering quality, service, and value in the post-acute care space.

All content on this site is for informational and educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice of your doctor or other health care professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other health care provider with any questions you may have about any medical condition.  Refer to the Terms of Use for additional information.
Philips has paid all Contributors fair market value for their services in providing content material for this site.