Navigation Links
HealthCare Partners Rated A 'Top Performing California Physician Group' By IHA For the Fifth Straight Year
Date:11/11/2008

HealthCare Partners is being recognized as one of the top performing California physician groups by the Integrated Healthcare Association for the fifth straight year. HealthCare Partners is one of only four California Physicians groups in the greater Los Angeles area to receive this recognition.

(PRWEB) November 11, 2008 -- This is the fifth straight year that HealthCare Partners was named by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) as one of the top performing California physician groups in the state. Every year, the IHA rates California physician groups in the key areas of clinical excellence, patient satisfaction, and use of information technology in support of patient care.

Furthermore, HealthCare Partners is one of only California physician groups in the entire Los Angeles area to receive such distinction. The other California physician groups named by IHA as top performers are Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, UCLA Medical Group, and the Southern California Permanente Medical Groups associated with Kaiser Permanente.

The IHA is a not-for-profit, statewide healthcare collaborative that seeks to improve the quality of healthcare provided by California physicians through special projects, policies, and education. IHA members include major California health insurance companies, California physician groups and health care systems, plus academic, consumer, purchaser, pharmaceutical, and technology organizations. Major health insurance companies in California use IHA's measures to reward top California physician groups for their adherence to these standards through their pay for performance incentive programs.
To determine their top scorers, IHA compared 230 California physician groups that represent 35,000 physicians statewide, who care for more than 11 million patients. HealthCare Partners scored in the top 20 percent of California physician groups on performance measures that include clinical quality measures (cancer screenings, immunizations, diabetes care, etc.), patient satisfaction measures (timely access to care, doctor-patient communication, etc.), and use of health information technology systems that support clinical decision making and promote evidence-based care.

"We are honored that HealthCare Partners remains recognized as a leading California physician group in showing the way to deliver quality healthcare. In the greater Los Angeles area over 500,000 patients-- many of them seniors with more complex health issues -- have entrusted HealthCare Partners' California physicians with their well-being, " said Dr. Robert Margolis, CEO and Managing Partner of HealthCare Partners. "We are proud of our exemplary clinicians and staff who, with passion and dedication, embrace our quality care initiatives and heartily commit themselves to doing what's right -- putting our patients first."

About HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group and HealthCare Partners, LLC
HealthCare Partners (HCP) manages and operates California physician groups and affiliated physician networks nationally in its pursuit of excellent quality healthcare delivered in a dignified and compassionate manner. HCP operates HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group (California), JSA Healthcare Corporation (Florida, Nevada, and Utah), The Camden Group (national consulting firm), and HealthCare Partners Institute. A leader in multispecialty integrated and coordinated care delivery, HCP's medical groups and affiliated physicians care for more than 742,000 patients, including more than 141,000 Medicare Advantage members nationally.

HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group (HCPAMG) has 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. HCPAMG employs 500+ primary care and specialty physicians who care for patients in Los Angeles County and north Orange County, California, through 47 neighborhood offices, that include five urgent care centers, three medical spas, an ambulatory surgery center, and an on-site office at a large employer. HCP's network of affiliated physicians, with the addition of PA, represents over 600 affiliated primary care physicians in hundreds of Greater Los Angeles area locations.

In 2006 HealthCare Partners, LLC acquired JSA Healthcare Corporation, one of the leading healthcare organizations in Central Florida, which owns and operates 27 primary care clinics with 46 primary care and specialty physicians, has eight pharmacies, and manages an affiliated physician network with 70 physicians in 44Tampa Bay and Orlando area locations.

Nevada and Utah operations include Summit Medical Group and affiliated physicians who have 89 locations with 233 physicians, P5 Health Plan Solutions (third party administration and medical management), Lexon Medical Resources (medical billing and practice management consulting) and File Management Services (file management and archive records storage).

For more information, visit www.healthcarepartners.com

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1578164.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AtriCure to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
2. BD to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
3. ATS Medical to Present at the 2007 Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
4. Dr. Paul Bandt Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Desert Radiologists and a History of Healthcare in Las Vegas
5. Omnicell to Present at Thomas Weisel Healthcare Conference 2007
6. MDS to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
7. Hospira to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference on September 11
8. AMICAS to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference 2007
9. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
10. Kingfisher Healthcare (KFH) Achieves World Class Quality Platform
11. Omnicom Acquires Leading Healthcare Marketing Communications Firm in China
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from ... at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center ... care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily ... of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures ... . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin ... injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his ... of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published ... unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable ... less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Consumers have ... and regulators/payers have placed more emphasis on patient ... patient support programs in the pharmaceutical industry have ... medications. Consequently, pharmaceutical companies are focusing on becoming ... are providing products and services that improve health. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Bay Area Lyme Foundation , ... Center for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard Medical ... Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and the ... five finalists of Lyme Innovation , the ... 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ALEXANDRIA, Va. , June 24, 2016 ... a set of recommendations that would allow ... information (HCEI) with entities that make formulary and coverage ... determine the "value" of new medicines. The ... that does not appear on the drug label, a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: