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HealthCare Partners Medical Group and Northridge Medical Group Join Forces
Date:6/24/2009

Robert J. Margolis, MD, CEO of HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group, a Torrance, California-based cost-effective healthcare organization with operations in California, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, today announced the acquisition of Northridge Medical Group, Inc., an independent physicians association (IPA) providing care to 24,000 managed care patients in the San Fernando Valley area of Southern California.

Torrance, Calif. (PRWEB) June 24, 2009 -- Robert J. Margolis, MD, CEO of HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group, a Torrance, California-based healthcare organization with operations in California, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, today announced the acquisition of Northridge Medical Group, Inc., an independent physicians association (IPA) providing care to 24,000 managed care patients in the San Fernando Valley area of Southern California.

The transaction increases the number of patients cared for by HealthCare Partners in California to over 680,000, and creates patient access to over 1,200 primary care physicians throughout the Los Angeles Metro area.

"Northridge Medical Group strengthens our geographic coverage in the San Fernando Valley and expands our ability to provide quality, cost-effective healthcare for a growing number of Californians," said Robert J. Margolis, MD. "In today's healthcare environment, physicians who work within a coordinated care model and utilize best practices and information technology in patient care have the greatest ability to deliver appropriate care to patients, especially frail seniors with complex medical conditions."

Mary McCormack, CEO of Northridge Medical Group, and now Regional Vice President for HealthCare Partners' San Fernando Valley region, stated, "Our organizations are a good fit, especially in our respective commitments to providing quality, coordinated care with a focus on prevention. Northridge Medical Group will both benefit from and contribute to HealthCare Partners' evidence-based medical practice."

The two companies' shared vision and commitment to providing excellent patient care create a natural synergy in expanding HealthCare Partners' network of IPA primary care physicians in Southern California.

About HealthCare Partners
HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks nationally in its pursuit of excellent quality, cost-effective healthcare delivered in a dignified and compassionate manner. HealthCare Partners operates HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group (California), JSA Healthcare Corporation (Florida, Nevada, and Utah), The Camden Group (national consulting firm), and HealthCare Partners Institute.

In California, HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group (HCPAMG) has consistently earned awards for clinical excellence and patient satisfaction from the Integrated Healthcare Association, and has been recognized by health plans and business groups for medical leadership, the high quality of medical care delivered, operational effectiveness, and high rates of patient satisfaction. With more than 1,200 employed and affiliated primary care physicians and more than 3,000 employed and contracted specialists, HealthCare Partners cares for patients in Los Angeles, Long Beach, South Bay, Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley area, the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, and North Orange County. In addition to its primary care doctors' offices, HealthCare Partners provides cost-effective healthcare and medical services through six urgent care centers, three medical spas, and an ambulatory surgery center. For more information, please visit: HealthCare Partners website.

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