Dr. Janett maintains an active practice as a primary care physician at a multi-ethnic public clinic affiliated with the Cambridge Health Alliance. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School as well as an adjunct assistant professor of family medicine at the Brown Alpert School of Medicine. He consults on health policy issues to the World Bank and other agencies in the Latin America region, and to other healthcare organizations in the U.S. For the past six years he has led primary care improvement projects in the Saúde Suplementar in Brazil.
He is also the Senior Policy Advisor, after serving 25 years as Medical Director, at the Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA). MACIPA is a Massachusetts physician organization with over 500 members, providing quality improvement, care management, contracting, and information management services to support healthcare delivery. Until January 2016, he served as the Medical Director for Accountable Care at Care New England Health Systems in Providence, Rhode Island.
From 1996 to 2013 he was a founder and Senior Medical Director at Network Health, a publicly funded health plan in Massachusetts, where he was responsible for medical supervision of the medical management, credentialing, quality, and appeals and grievances departments.
Dr. Janett graduated from Haverford College where he studied social anthropology, and earned his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Cambridge Hospital, where he served as chief medical resident. He then joined the U.S. Public Health Service and spent three years practicing medicine on the Navajo Indian Reservation before returning to Cambridge. He is board certified in the specialty of internal medicine. He speaks Portuguese and Spanish.
He is currently a member of the Enjoin physician task force providing peer-to-peer physician education in areas associated with risk adjustment capture in the ambulatory setting including identification of risk adjustor trends and education opportunities to ensure accurate and complete physician documentation and coding of diagnoses. With his extensive background as a primary care internal medicine physician and his years of experience and leadership of a physician network in Cambridge, Mass., he encompasses a vast knowledge of system process and how to build a highly successful and sustainable outpatient clinical documentation integrity program. He has been in demand nationally for his national expertise in developing physician networks operating in a risk sharing arrangement.