Dr. Timothy Ihrig is the Chief Medical Officer of Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care and the Chief Executive Officer of Ihrig MD & Associates. He is internationally recognized for combining clinical and administrative experience to system-design around population health management, care coordination, and care delivery for the most vulnerable population. He is an expert in understanding risk as applied to healthcare contractual entities, micro and macro-healthcare economics, population health, regulatory compliance from a system perspective, and the interaction of all three.
Dr. Ihrig combines a visionary approach to care delivery through a unique philosophical perspective, modeled into methodology which can be strategically implemented into any healthcare system to meet the needs of patients, systems, and payers. This has led to unparalleled success in across-the-continuum population health and community based palliative care and hospice program development and innovation.
Dr. Ihrig’s TED Talk, “What We Can Do to Die Well,” urges doctors to emphasize overall quality of life while helping seriously ill patients approach end-of-life with dignity and compassion. He is endorsed by the Center to Advance Palliative Care as a clinician-educator