Jeffrey Levin-Scherz, MD MBA FACP

Jeffrey Levin-Scherz, MD MBA FACP
Chief Medical Officer
Partners Community HealthCare, Inc, Boston
Jeff Levin-Scherz is the Chief Medical Officer of Partners Community HealthCare, Inc, the
division of Partners HealthCare System which owns community physician practices, negotiates
managed care contracts on behalf of integrated and affiliated hospitals and 1100 primary care
doctors and 4500 specialists, and arranges programs to further clinical integration among
Partners constituencies.
He was previously a senior consultant with Reden & Anders, a national health care
consulting and actuarial firm, where he served as clinical lead on clinical, operational,
analytic and strategic projects for health plans, providers, and employers. He led the
Medical Cost Trend Management initiative, and evaluation of return on investment from
medical management programs.
Prior to that, he was Vice President and Corporate Medical Director at Tufts Health
Plan, where he led the department responsible for physician utilization management,
health programs and disease management, and measurement of clinical quality, and
co-chaired the plan’s Provider Strategy Team. He helped lead a project which was
responsible for $36 million in medical cost savings over two years, and spearheaded
efforts to overhaul case management. Previously, he was the President of the Mount
Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association, comprised at the time of 350
physicians at three community teaching hospitals caring for 40,000 patients under
managed care contracts. He practiced primary care internal medicine for nine years in
the Boston area.
Dr. Levin-Scherz is a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School and an Assistant
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at Tufts University School
of Medicine. He is an Associate Medical Director of Tufts Health Care Institute. He
graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at
Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA. He is board certified in Internal Medicine,
and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He completed his MBA at
Columbia University.