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Governance

Fairview Physician Associates Network is physician-led and governed by a Board of Directors, an Operating Committee and five sub-committees consisting of members from across the network. We invite members to serve on committees ranging from care delivery and quality improvement to product development and contracting.

Board of Directors

The FPAN Board of Directors consists of eleven members:

  • 3 community members
  • 1 physician member from the Operating Committee
  • President/CEO of Fairview (ex officio)
  • President of FPAN (ex officio, non-voting)

Operating Committee

The FPAN Operating Committee consists of 15 members:

  • 6 community physicians (primary and specialty care)
  • 3 Fairview employed physicians
  • 3 University of Minnesota employed physicians
  • FPAN President
  • Community Practice Clinic Administrator

Sub-Committees

The FPAN sub-committees report up to the operating committee:

  • Care Delivery and Quality Improvement (CDQI)
  • Clinic Administrator Council
  • Finance
  • Membership
  • Credentialing
  • Product Development and Contracting

FPAN Committees

Care Delivery & Quality Improvement

CDQI designs and implements quality focused programs and outcomes that support and incent clinical integration, continuity of care, best-practice and continuous improvement across a spectrum of care delivery systems and health plan options in order to improve the delivery of care and network performance in value-based care contracts. Members include:

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Vice President, Service Line Ambulatory Quality
M Health Fairview

Lori Bethke, MD

Entira Family Clinics

Amanda Brummel, PharmD

M Health Fairview

Brian Drew, MD

Ear Nose & Throat SpecialtyCare of Minnesota

Scott Garavet

Vice President, FPA Network

Lynn Goodenough (Staff)

Manager Operations, FPA Network

Joanne Hoffman Jecha, MD

South Lake Pediatrics

John Kvasnicka, MD

President, FPA Network

Julie Leibel

System Director Ambulatory Quality
M Health Fairview

Joseph Moriarity, MD

M Health Fairview

David Nelson, MD

France Avenue Family Physicians

Vicki Oster, MD

Southdale Pediatric Associates

Valerie Overton, DNP FNP-BC

System Director Population Health
& Value-Based Care
M Health Fairview

Chris Restad, DO (Chair)

Medical Officer, FPA Network

Stephanie Rice, MD

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility

Tracy Telander

System Director Connected Care
M Health Fairview

Kate Toft, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology West

Rachel Uzlik, VP Quality

Twin Cities Orthopedics & Revo Health

Jenny Kolb, RN (Guest/Alternate)

Director Ambulatory Care Mgmt,
Ambulatory Care Coordination
M Health Fairview

Clinic Administrator Council

Begun in 2010, the Clinic Administrator Council meets bi-monthly to discuss current issues related to FPA Network operations. Members include:

Janet Benton, JD, MHA

Twin Cities Orthopedics

Steven Endrud

Minnesota Oncology

Dawn Cowle

MNGI Digestive Health

Tony Davis

Dermatology Specialists, P.A.

Scott Garavet

Vice President, FPA Network

Lynn Goodenough

Manager Operations , FPA Network

Britta Hovey

Director Operations, FPA Network

Matt Knapp

Southdale Pediatric Associates

Ann Kuffel

France Avenue Family Physicians

John Kvasnicka, MD

President, FPA Network

Bronagh MacCafferty (Chair)

Associates in Women’s Health P.A.

Chris Murgic

Edina Sports Health & Wellness

Kim Thompson

Manager, Provider Enrollment, FPA Network

Robin Kins

Summit Orthopedics

Finance

The Finance committee meets monthly and is responsible for providing governance level oversight and counsel relative to FPAN financial matters. Members include:

Mark Franklin

Noran Neurological Clinic

Scott Garavet

Vice President, FPA Network

Deb Hecimovich

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility

Bill Kenney

Dermatology Consultants, P.A.

John Kvasnicka, MD

President, FPA Network

David Nelson, MD

France Avenue Family Physicians

Kirk Nybakken

Director, Financial Operations, M Health Fairview

Heidi Northrup

South Lake Pediatrics

Eddie Phibbs (Staff)

Manager, Contract Administration & Finance, FPA Network

Katie Sexe-Talbot (Chair)

Clinic Sofia

Dave Silvernale

MNGI Digestive Health

Justin Golden, MD

Richfield Medical Group

Membership & Credentials

The Membership and Credentials Committee meets monthly and includes independent and Fairview employed physicians, administrators and FPAN staff. Members include:

John Berge, MD (Chair)

France Avenue Family Physicians

Adrianne Bowen, MD

Specialists in General Surgery

Todd Fleming, MD

Minnesota Urology

Sara Frankwick, MD

M Health Fairview

Oleg Froymovich, MD

M Health Fairview

Scott Garavet

Vice President, FPA Network

Miranda Hansen

Provider Enrollment, FPA Network

Philip Halverson, MD

Allergy & Asthma Specialists, P.A.

Matthew Hunt, MD

M Health Fairview

Len Kaiser

Entira Family Clinics

John Kvasnicka, MD

President, FPA Network

Liu Yang, MD

Minnesota Oncology

Bronagh MacCafferty

Associates in Women’s Health

Cally Prunty, MD

Southdale Pediatric Associates

Chris Restad, DO

Medical Officer, FPA Network

Stephen Robinson, MD

M Health Fairview

Karen Solberg

Director, Credentialing and Privileging, Fairview

Kim Thompson

Manager, Provider Enrollment, FPA Network

Tushar Vora, MD

M Health Fairview

Product Development & Contracting

The Product Development and Contracting (PD&C) Committee meets monthly to develop and implement contracting plans. Contracts provide an integrated set of physician, hospital and other health care services in compliance with anti-trust regulations. Integrated contracts require FPAN and Fairview Health Services to assume risk for all medical services delivered to a population and to coordinate services for delivery of seamless patient care.

The committee includes independent and Fairview-employed physicians, independent clinic administrators, FPAN and Fairview staff. Members include:

Craig Carlson

Oakdale OB/Gyn

Tony Davis

Dermatology Specialists, PA

Scott Garavet

Vice President, FPA Network

Len Kaiser

Entira Family Clinics

John Kvasnicka, MD

President, FPA Network

Nissim Khabie, MD

Ear, Nose & Throat Specialty Care

Melissa Lindberg

Director of Managed Care
M Health Fairview

Andy McCoy

Revenue Management
M Health Fairview

Chris Murgic (Chair)

Edina Sports Health and Wellness

Jamie Kell

Director of Product Development
M Health Fairview

Eddie Phibbs (Staff)

Manager, Contract Administration & Finance, FPA Network

Scott Schaefer, MD

Edina Eye Physicians and Surgeons PA

Katie Toft, MD

Premier OB/GYN

Tracy Telander

Director, Ambulatory Care Coordination
M Health Fairview

Jay Scott

Minnesota Oncology