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November 3, 2023

Dr. Sally Mravcak also appeared On the Record with Steve Scott, to discuss the rise of urgent care centers in New Jersey. Hear the interview at the link below.

Retail medicine: Explosion of urgent care centers in NJ changes health care landscape

November 2, 2023

The story, which appeared on, quoted Dr. Mravcak about the importance of primary care. “Urgent care serves an important purpose but it’s a Band-Aid approach to medicine,” said Dr. Sally Mravcak, president of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. “You need a doctor when you’re sick, but you also need a doctor for […]

Health care providers turning to outcome-based compensation models

December 9, 2022

NJBIZ writer Marty Daks discusses how skyrocketing national health care costs have spurred the rise of value-based health care to create better outcomes and reduce costs.  Thomas McCarrick, MD MBI chief medical officer and chief informatics officer at Vanguard Medical Group explains how the practice has been a leader in this effort with population health management in the New Jersey healthcare […]

Panel Reviews Health Inequities and Opportunities for Innovation Through Population Health Delivery

September 30, 2022

Vanguard’s experience developing outreach programs that help manage complex care needs for vulnerable older populations was the focus of Thomas McCarrick, MD MBI‘s contributions to the panel discussion at the 70th Annual Roy A. Bowers Pharmaceutical Conference: Innovation Through Crisis—Redefining Health Care Delivery, Health care leaders spoke on key considerations to advance population health with physical and behavioral health […]

Don’t Get Complacent About COVID, Vanguard Medical Chief Urges

July 9, 2021

Dr. Thomas McCarrick, the chief medical officer of Verona-based Vanguard Medical Group, was one of the featured speakers on Rep. Mikie Sherrill’s (D-NJ11) telephone town hall Wednesday, and he urged listeners to not get complacent about COVID-19 even as cases wane in our area. Read the full story or listen to the town hall meeting below.