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California Association of Physician Groups Honors Heritage Provider Networks With Elite Status of Care Delivery
Date:7/13/2009

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Partners, IPA of New York and Heritage Provider Network (HPN) are pleased to announce that HPN has received the prestigious rank of Elite Status of Excellence for medical care from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG). HPN is honored with elite status for standards of excellence in all categories evaluated, including care management, patient centered care, accountability and transparency and health information technology. More than fifty percent of California's health care is delivered by physicians employed by or contracted with CAPG members. HPN provides quality medical care for hundreds of thousands of patients in California and in New York through Healthcare Partners, IPA.

"We are honored to be recognized with Elite status for standards of excellence from CAPG and will continue to provide outstanding medical care and wellness management to all of our valued patients," said Dr. Richard Merkin, founder and CEO of HPN. "We are working diligently to provide solutions to the current healthcare crisis, and we are dedicated to quality, affordable healthcare putting patients' wellness first, investing time, resources and professionals that respond to today's healthcare needs and tomorrow's healthcare challenges. To everyone on our team, thank you for making the difference in assuring our elite quality of care."

"I would like to offer my congratulations to Dr. Merkin and his Heritage Provider Groups for receiving the CAPG's 2009 Standards of Excellence Elite status," said Sen. Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga). "It's clear that this honor reflects the kind of quality service they provide to their patients."

"I am delighted that CAPG has acknowledged Heritage Provider Networks by awarding us with the Elite Status of Excellence in Healthcare. We are committed to improving and providing high quality, affordable healthcare for all Californians. Our doctors and staff are focused on our patients' over-all well being and are dedicated to serving all patients that need our help," said Dr. Marc Hoffing, Medical Director and Internist, Desert Oasis Healthcare.

"The data provided by the Standards of Excellence Program offers consumers an excellent tool to help them make informed decisions about their healthcare provider," said CAPG's President and CEO Donald Crane. "Most important, the SOE Program can serve as a model standard for other states as our nation's leaders are considering massive reforms to our healthcare system and are looking to Accountable Care Organizations and coordinated care practices like those successfully pioneered by California's physician groups."

"Heritage Provider Network is dedicated to improving the quality of care and service to its patients and physicians through innovation and passion. Through brand programs such as Priority Care and Vital Care, we connect patients throughout the continuum of care, providing additional resources, which improve both clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness. In a competitive environment, this sets us apart and creates the platform for continued growth and improvement of the health care system. I am pleased CAPG has recognized our efforts awarding Heritage Provider Network with Elite status of excellence in healthcare," said Dr. Osmundo R. Saguil, Vice President Clinical Affairs, HPN.

About Heritage Provider Network

Heritage Provider Network, Inc. (HPN) represents the cutting edge of integrated, managed health care systems offering the future of medicine and health care in the United States. HPN develops programs and services that are responsive to the healthcare needs of today's patient. HPN designs its networks to offer patients a comprehensive range of medical care in convenient locations. It organizes and manages medical groups and independent practice associations, which it integrates with hospitals and ancillary care providers to form integrated health care systems. HPN consists of medical groups and IPAs with 21 satellite medical facilities in California and Healthcare Partners, an IPA, in New York. HPN is comprised of 3,500 primary care physicians, 13,000 specialists and 36 hospitals. HPN is dedicated to quality, affordable health care putting patients' wellness first. www.heritageprovidernetwork.com

About CAPG

The California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) is a professional organization comprised of more than 150 of California's leading physician groups. These groups employ and/or contract with physicians who in turn provide health care services to approximately 15 million Californians. More than fifty percent of California's health care is delivered by physicians employed by or contracted with CAPG members. CAPG is committed to improving health care for Californians and supports a progressive and organized system of health care delivery, which focuses on coordinated treatment plans and comprehensive coverage, including the most current preventive services and exams. This allows physicians to focus on illness prevention and proactive management of patients in order to maintain their optimum level of health. For more information about CAPG visit: http://www.capg.org


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