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Rochester, Mich. —May 31, 2016 – MedNetOne Health Solutions (MedNetOne), a health care management organization offering infrastructure, clinical and technology services to independent physician practices and other independent care providers, announces its Chief Medical Officer and co-founder, Algirdas (Al) Juocys, DO, received the military Legion of Merit award in recognition of his 35 years of medical service to the Michigan National Guard. He retired as a decorated State Surgeon of the Army National Guard in 2010, where he held the rank of Colonel and served two tours of duty in Iraq in 2004 and 2006. He also assisted in relief efforts through Fort Custer to provide medical assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
The Legion of Merit is one of the U. S. military’s most prestigious awards, ranking just below the Silver Star and ahead of the Distinguished Flying Cross. Along with the Medal of Honor, it is one of only two military decorations to be issued as neck wear. The Legion of Merit was presented to Dr. Juocys at the Michigan National Guard’s Michigan Medical Detachment Dining Out event, held on May 14 in Livonia.
Separately, Dr. Juocys was recognized on May 12 by the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) at the organization’s Spring Scientific Conference. He was awarded the MOA’s Citation of Achievement for Life Professional Membership.
In addition to his responsibilities for MedNetOne, Dr. Juocys is a private practice family physician at Country Creek Commons Family Practice in Rochester, where he implements the most current patient-focused approaches to primary care, including the patient centered-medical home model.
A graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Juocys has continually worked to benefit the medical profession through many service and leadership roles.
He is a past president of the Oakland County Osteopathic Association and held the position of Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Crittenton Hospital and Medical Center, where he is an active member of the staff. Dr. Juocys is a member of the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA), the Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium (MQIC) and a Board Member of the Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians (MAOFP), which named him “Family Physician of the Year” in 2006. Dr. Juocys also received the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) Dean’s Award for Meritorious Contribution in 2010.
About MedNetOne Health Solutions
MedNetOne Health Solutions (MedNetOne), a leader in advancing the development and implementation of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), is a health care management organization for primary and specialty care physicians, behavioral health specialists, chiropractors and other independent care providers focused on fully integrated, population-based, patient-centric practices that meet government healthcare reform mandates. Learn more at http://www.mednetone.net.