John Krah

last updated 3/23/2018

John G. Krah

Executive Director at Allegheny County Medical Society

Location:
713 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
HQ Phone:
(412) 321-5030

General Information

Education

MBA

Affiliations

Board Member - Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative

Board Member - Pennsylvania Medical Society

Board Member - Pittsburgh Society of Association Executives

Board Member - North Side Civic Development Council

Board Member - Better Business Bureau Inc

Board Member - American Association of Healthcare Executives

Board Member - Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Recent News  

Premier Personal Healthcare : Concierge Internal Medicine : Dr. Joel Warshaw

Once employed by a hospital system, employment contracts and non-compete clauses make it difficult for physicians to start independent practices, whether concierge or traditional, said John Krah, executive director of the Allegheny County Medical Society.
Concierge practices appeal to some doctors because of growing dissatisfaction with large impersonal practices; insurance coding and billing headaches; and administrative burdens that take away from time spent helping patients, Krah said. "I've heard consistently from (concierge) docs that they are much more satisfied," he said. Krah believes more doctors in Western Pennsylvania will move to establish concierge practices in the next several years, as more people convert to high-deductible health plans. "If people are going to be paying out-of-pocket anyway, they may just go to a concierge," he said.

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Premier Personal Healthcare : Concierge Internal Medicine : Dr. Joel Warshaw

Another frustration is the limited time that doctors have to manage patients with diabetes or other chronic illnesses, said Jack Krah, executive director of the Allegheny County Medical Society.

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Highmark working hard to reverse flight of doctors | Premier Medical Associates

"There are active local recruitment campaigns by all providers," said John Krah, executive director of the Allegheny County Medical Society.

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