Navigation Links
Centene Corporation Unveils Winners of the 2008 Physician Summit Award
Date:2/25/2008

- Physicians Recognized for Providing Quality Care to Centene Members -

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), in collaboration with the Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare, today recognized 13 physicians as part of its first annual Physician Summit Award program. The program acknowledges the extraordinary efforts these physicians make to provide quality care and clinical excellence to Centene's health plan members.

"Centene is proud to recognize these physicians for the outstanding service and quality of care they provide to our members nationwide," said Mary Mason, M.D., Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer for Centene. "Our top priority is to offer the best possible care to our members. We realize that we could not do that without strong partnerships with our contracted physicians. This award is just one way we can say thank you to these doctors for their ongoing dedication."

"We are pleased to collaborate in this effort and recognize the commitment of these physicians in improving the quality, accessibility and coordination of services for plan members," said Kathy Bradley-Wells, President, Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare. "This increases the ability for members to be actively involved in their healthcare."

The Physician Summit Award honorees are primary care physicians who, compared to their peers, have demonstrated exemplary performance in the following areas: follow up after emergency room visits, routine preventive and well care services for both adults and children, and establishing a medical home for new enrollees. They will receive an engraved plaque and a catered lunch for their office staff. In addition, they will be recognized on Centene and its health plans' websites, as well as in their provider newsletters and other materials.
Following are the 2008 Physician Summit Award winners:

Buckeye Community Health Plan-Ohio:

Eva Hansen, M.D.

Pediatric Center, Inc.

Managed Health Services-Indiana:

Lora Mangus, MD

Indiana Health Centers, Inc

Debra McDaniel, MD

Southern Indiana Pediatrics

Leticia Chy Koa, MD

Managed Health Services-Wisconsin:

Emilia Arana, MD

16th Street Clinic

Francisco J. Enriquez, MD

16th Street Clinic

Lucia Roman Marcial, MD

16th Street Clinic

Peach State Health Plan-Georgia:

Dr. Donna Yeiser, MD

West Georgia Pediatric Partners

Nelson Madrazo, MD

Sumter Pediatrics

Jose Rios, MD

Superior HealthPlan-Texas:

Abigail R. Barrera, MD

Joseph Segapeli, MD

El Paso Pediatric Associates

University Health Plans-New Jersey:

Ramamlakshm Yerramilli, MD

Livingston Pediatrics

About Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and related services to individuals receiving benefits under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The Company operates health plans in Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. In addition, the Company contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, life and health management, long-term care, managed vision, nurse triage, pharmacy benefits management and treatment compliance. Information regarding Centene is available via the Internet at http://www.centene.com.

About The Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare

The Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare is a non-profit private foundation dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare in the United States. The Foundation serves as a resource to identify and support innovative approaches to improving and increasing the quality of and access to healthcare for low-income individuals and families. This is accomplished through an inspired philanthropic giving plan that seeks to promote efforts and activities that identify and address core causes of unequal access and treatment in healthcare. For additional information, please visit http://www.centenefoundation.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Centene Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare Awards Grant to Texas Parent to Parent
2. Dialysis Corporation of America Announces its Newest Center Opening in South Carolina
3. Harris Corporation Demonstrates Digital Signage(TM) Solutions for Dynamic, Rapid Communications within Healthcare Enterprises
4. Harris Corporation Unveils Broadcast-Style Multiviewers for Real-Time Multi- Screen Access to Medical Information
5. Harris Corporation Demonstrates Remote Digital Imagery Display and Manipulation for Pathology Applications
6. Cerner Corporation and Hill-Rom Partner to Unify Hospital Care Delivery
7. Cardiac Science Corporation Selects Colubris Networks Wireless Solution for its Portable Electrocardiograph
8. MedCath Corporation to Present at the Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
9. Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. and ProCentury Corporation Reach Agreement to Merge in $272.6 Million Transaction
10. Nerites Corporation Announces Closing of Series A Funding Round
11. Psychemedics Corporation Announces Year End Results Record Annual and Quarterly Revenue
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2017)... , ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... of ExtraHop to its solutions portfolio. ExtraHop delivers an analytics-first approach, layered with ... every IT system, from the datacenter to the cloud to the edge. Through ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... The CFOs included on this list ... in the nation and help their organizations navigate the challenges in healthcare today. ... in developing successful hospital and health system strategy. , Becker's Hospital Review has ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... MDLand International (MDLand), a ... today that its iClinic V12.2 solution has achieved approval from National Center for ... PCMH 2017 standards which emphasize team-based care with a significant focus on the ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Cambridge, MA, May ... since 2009, according to a Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study, a contrast ... North Carolina System: CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition looks at indemnity and medical ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... London, May 23, 2017: Walter Schindler, the Founder and Managing ... Guest Speaker and Contributor to a weeklong series of classes, meetings, field trips and ... , Walter Schindler and SAIL Capital have received an increasing number ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/22/2017)...  As the specialty pharmacy industry and the ... the revolutionary shift from volume-based to value-based care, ... patient outcomes and shaping the future of the ... from clinical trials and toward data that reveals ... therapy utilization in precise patient populations. Therigy ® ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... -- Bayer announced today that the latest research from across ... 53 rd Annual Meeting of the American Society ... Chicago . The ... and thyroid cancers, as well as lymphomas, and includes ... of copanlisib in patients with relapsed or refractory follicular ...
(Date:5/15/2017)... 2017 Enterin Inc., a privately-held CNS pharmaceutical company ... compounds to treat Parkinson,s disease (PD), has enrolled the first ... 1/2a randomized, controlled, multicenter study involving patients with PD and ... patients over a 9-to-12-month period. The first stage is open ... PD. Participating sites include Denver , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: