“Investing in primary care will improve the quality of healthcare and help control costs.”
Before joining Blue Cross in 1999, Gus was in a private group practice in primary care general internal medicine for 10 years. He is deeply involved in improving healthcare delivery in our state, including helping traditional primary care practices transition into patient-centered medical homes. In his role as Chief Medical Officer, he oversees the areas of clinical affairs, healthcare quality, utilization management, and provider relations. Gus lives in North Kingstown with his wife Megan, a nurse, and their 14-year-old daughter Julie.
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Gus is on the Board of Directors of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which funds blood cancer research and provides education and patient services to patients with blood cancers and their families.
Since 2005, Gus has been a volunteer physician for the Rhode Island Free Clinic. He received their prestigious Founders Award in 2012 for his commitment to the organization.
Gus serves on the Board of Directors of Meeting Street, which compassionately and innovatively empowers children and their families to thrive by fostering the development of the whole child.
Gus is a member of the Council of Physician Executives at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, a national federation of 37 independent community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.
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