Dr. Jean Glossa is an experienced physician and business leader whose career has focused on improving access to healthcare for underserved and low-income populations. She has a broad background of clinical and leadership roles in a variety of practice settings throughout the safety net including primary care, public health department and community clinics, migrant clinics, Medicaid managed care, graduate medical education and private practice.
Having worked as a primary care physician for many years in remote areas and underserved communities, Dr. Glossa understands their unique challenges to delivering quality health care for all and seeks solutions to address these needs. Therefore, her work at HMA includes projects regarding bidirectional integration of primary care and behavioral health, implementation of technology solutions such as telehealth and digital solutions and strengthening the best practices of team-based care and care management.
Dr. Glossa appreciates the opportunities to work directly with clinicians at the practice level to assess and improve systems of care through customized technical assistance unique to each client. Currently, Dr. Glossa is using her clinical and leadership practice transformation experience to work with HMA colleagues on projects focused on the response to the opioid epidemic. This complex crisis requires multidimensional solutions, so the approach includes education and collaboration of stakeholders across the system: primary care and behavioral health, hospitals and emergency departments, first responders, corrections, payers, health departments and state and local governments working together to combat the epidemic in their communities.
Dr. Glossa’s business leadership and experience has been augmented by furthering her education with an executive MBA from Auburn University. She completed medical school and her internal medicine residency at the University of South Florida. Dr. Glossa has been continuously certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine.