St. Vincent's Health Partners

St. Vincent's Health Partners an ACOSt. Vincent’s Health Partners is now working with your doctor to offer:

Care coordination among all your healthcare providers

St. Vincent’s will work with all your providers to help them focus on your unique health needs.

Community resource referrals

We will suggest other resources, such as prescription assistance and community support programs.

Disease support services

Our Health Partners are glad to discuss any chronic conditions and develop a care plan to keep you moving toward better health.

Post-hospital care

Expect a call from a Health Partner as you return home from a hospital stay to help you put into practice new health goals. Smoking cessation and
weight management coaching Our Health Partners will work with you
to develop wellness goals and a plan to achieve them.

An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a group of doctors and other health care providers who voluntarily work together with Medicare to give you high quality of service and care at the right time in the right setting. Doctors participating in Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs work closely with other doctors and providers in the ACO to coordinate care for Medicare beneficiaries, like yourself, who have traditional Medicare.

For general questions or additional information about Accountable Care Organizations, please visit or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048

ACO Name and Location

St. Vincent’s Accountable Care Organization LLC

1 Shircliff Way

Suite 1114

Jacksonville, FL 32204

ACO Primary Contact

Mr. Kyle Sanders


Composition of ACO

  1. LLC
  2. ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  3. Hospital employing ACO professionals


  • First Coast Primary Care Inc
  • St. Vincent’s Physician Enterprise Inc
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center Inc
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center – Clay County Inc
  • St. Luke’s - St. Vincent’s Healthcare Inc
  • St. Vincent's First Care, LLC
  • Magnolia Medical Group, Inc.
  • Physician Associates of Jacksonville
  • Peter P. Saliba, MD
  • Arlene G. Schlumbohm, DO PA

Governing Body:

SVACO governance is conducted by a Board of Managers comprised of the following 5 members:

1) Mike Schatzlein, MD President of the Board (1 Vote)

ACO Participant Representative for St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Inc.

2) Estrellita Redmon, MD Vice President of the Board (1 Vote)

ACO Participant Representative for St. Luke’s – St. Vincent’s Healthcare, Inc

3) Kim Hodgkinson Treasurer of the Board (1 Vote)

ACO Participant Representative for St. Vincent’s Physician Enterprise, Inc.

4) John Cassani, MD Secretary of the Board (1 Vote)

ACO Participant Representative for Ambulatory Care, Inc.

5) Robert Carlesimo Board Member (1 Vote)

Medicare Beneficiary Representative

Committees and Key Leadership Personnel

Clinical Performance & Quality Assurance Committee – Willie A Pennick, MD

Network Management Committee – David Sapp

Care Coordination Committee – Estrelitta Redmon. MD

Finance Committee – Kim Hodgkinson

Executive Director – Kyle Sanders

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

Performance Year 1: ($2,289,859)

How Shared Savings Are Distributed - %


2014 Performance Summary

Performance Measure

ACO Performance Rate

Mean Performance Rate for
All ACOs

Risk Standardized, All
Condition Readmissions (ACO-8)



ASC Admissions: COPD or Asthma in Older Adults (ACO-9)



ASC Admission: Heart
Failure (ACO-10)



Percent of Primary Care
Providers who Qualified for EHR Incentive Payment (ACO-11)



Link to Fact Sheet

Medicare Shared Savings Program Link: News and Updates

Press Release

Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Generate Shared Savings