Warning Named Co-Director of Task Force for National Health Organization
William Warning, M.D., program director of Crozer-Keystone's Family Medicine Residency Program, was recently named co-director of the Task Force on Education and Training of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC).
The PCPCC is a nationally renowned health organization that seeks to transform health care in America by emphasizing primary care and the physician-directed "patient-centered medical home" care model. Partners of the PCPCC include 333,000 primary care organizations (including the American Academy of Family Physicians); Fortune 500 companies like IBM, Microsoft and FedEx; payers such as Geisinger and Humana; and interest groups and unions including AFL-CIO, SEIU, and the AARP. With the PCPCC, Warning will focus on equipping the health professional workforce with the tools and skills it needs to provide patient-centered, integrated care to a growing patient pool.
Warning is the program director of the Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Delaware County. He completed his medical education at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and his family medicine residency at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster. In addition to being a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Warning is the lead faculty for the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians' Residency Program Collaborative, which teaches patient-centered medical home principles in Pennsylvania residency programs and has been awarded an intensive evaluation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based on its promising work in preventing heart attack and stroke.
Crozer-Keystone is a regional leader in advancing the concept of the patient-centered medical home, with more than 30 primary care practices that have been certified with Level III recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) under its Physician Practice Connections – Patient-Centered Medical Home Program. This is the highest level of recognition that a practice can achieve with NCQA.