L. Gordon Moore

MD, Director of Clinical Transformation for Treo Solutions and President of Ideal Medical Practices

L. Gordon Moore MD is a national leader in improving health care in primary care and medical office practices. He is the president of Ideal Medical Practices (www.IMPCenter.org) a non-profit supporting adoption of ideal practices in health care settings across America. He serves as advisor, expert, faculty to numerous initiatives working to achieve better health outcomes while bending the cost curve. His work focuses on the intersection of operations, measurement, patient experience, staff satisfaction, outcomes and cost. He director of clinical transformation for Treo Solutions where he helps plans and provider systems prepare for total cost of care contracting and effective population health management.

He has been a faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in the domain of office practice redesign, and a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Rochester Departments of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Moore received his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in 1990, served as intern, resident and chief resident at Highland Hospital with the U. of R’s Department of Family Medicine, then accepted a salaried position with Highland. He has pursued his interest in quality and process improvement since his residency. He has participated in guideline and protocol initiatives, process redesign workshops, working with office practices from solo independent practices to large hospital based specialty clinics, from community health centers to private and academic practices. The organizing principle guiding his work is that a high performing health system is based on effective primary care. Effective primary care is based on a set of unambiguous design principles – eliminating barriers to care, organizing care around both the individual patient and the population served, supporting effective primary care through comprehensive policy and payment reform.

Dr. Moore is a recent transplant to Seattle WA with his wife Jana Carlisle and their three children – Emma, Jared, and Isabel.


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