John M. Kirk recently retired from a 16-year term as the founding CEO of Pioneer Medical Group, a multispecialty medical group in the Los Angeles area. He also served as CEO of Eagle Business Performance Services, a medical management company organized as a joint venture with the McKesson Corporation. He was a member of America’s Physician Groups’ Board of Directors for over 10 years, most recently serving as the Vice-Chair of its Public Policy Committee. His prior experience includes service as CEO of a four-hospital system in New Mexico, COO/CEO responsibilities in medical group management companies in California and Texas, as the principal of a consulting firm, and in the private practice of law. Kirk is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War. He holds an AB from the Johns Hopkins University and a JD (cum laude) from the University of New Mexico.
Areas of Expertise
- Development of physician compensation plans for multispecialty medical groups
- Strategic planning for medical groups, including the facilitation of planning sessions
- Assisting healthcare organizations successfully move from a fee-for-service model toward a value-based risk-bearing model
- Training for Boards of Directors of medical groups and IPAs