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OAKLAND, Calif., November 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) today announced the recipients of its annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards, California’s highest honor for provider organizations . These top performing provider organizations have achieved strong results in terms of clinical quality, patient experience and total cost of care. To achieve this recognition, provider organizations must be in the top 50% in each of these three areas.

Only 21 of the nearly 200 participating provider organizations across the state achieved performance standards for the IHA Healthcare Excellence Award this year.

“We are proud to recognize the winning provider organizations for their commitment to providing high-quality, high-value, patient-centered care,” said Anna Lee Amarnath, MD, MPH, CEO of IHA’s Align. Measure. Carry out. Program (AMP). “Their ability to adapt and continue to meet needs amid the current challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic is remarkable. We recognize the dedication of all provider organizations and congratulate the winners on their success in providing exceptional care to Californians. “

While all participating provider organizations performed at the same level as the winners of the Excellence in Healthcare Award:

Another 19,000 Californian patients with diabetes would have their blood sugar levels controlled, which would help reduce their risk of health problems. $ 2.9 billion per year – approximately $ 289 in savings per member

The 2021 Healthcare Excellence Award winners are:

Arch Health Medical GroupAxminster / Providence Medical AssociatesCedars-Sinai Medical NetworkDignity Health Medical Network – Santa CruzEdinger Medical GroupFacey Medical GroupHill Physicians Medical Group – Bay RegionHill Physicians Medical Group – Sacramento RegionJohn Muir HealthKaiser Permanente Northern California Permanente Medical Group – South San Francisco Medical CenterKaiser Permanente Southern California Permanente Medical Group – DowneyKaiser Permanente Southern California Permanente Medical Group – Kern CountyMercy Medical Group / Dignity Health Medical FoundationMission Heritage Medical GroupNorthBay Medical GroupPIH Health Physicians – Group DivisionSaint John’s Physician PartnersSharp Community Medical Group IPASt. Joseph Heritage Medical GroupUC Davis HealthUCLA Medical Group

Most Improved: Ronald P. Bangasser, MD, Memorial Award for Quality Improvement

The IHA also recognized the provider organizations that demonstrated the highest year-over-year relative quality improvement in each of California’s eight regions.

The recipients of the Ronald P. Bangasser, MD, Memorial Award for Quality Improvement for each region are:

Bay Area: Sutter East Bay Medical Group / Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation Central Coast: Sansum Clinic Central Valley: Bakersfield Family Medical Center / Heritage Physician Network Inland Empire: Riverside Medical Clinic Los Angeles: Pioneer Provider NetworkOrange County: Prospect Northwest Orange County Medical Group Sacramento: Sutter Independent Physicians San Diego: Mercy Physicians Medical Group

The winners were recognized on November 3 at the IHA 2021 Virtual Stakeholder Conference, an annual event that featured information and updates on IHA’s programs and a discussion on health equity. .

About the Association for Integrated Healthcare (IHA)

Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) brings together the healthcare community to solve industry-wide challenges that hamper high-value care. As a non-profit industry association, we use our decades of expertise, objective data and our unique role as a trusted enabler to improve the functioning of the healthcare system for all. We provide information that helps the healthcare system to continuously improve. We are creating new tools that simplify the way the industry works together. And we provide a forum for cross-sector leaders – through our boards and programs – to have honest conversations that guide the future of healthcare.

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