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TORRANCE, Calif., July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE: DVA), one of the largest and most innovative health care communities, is proud to announce for the ninth consecutive year its HealthCare Partners California division was recently honored with Elite Status by CAPG – the highest possible honor awarded by the nation's leading organization for physician organizations practicing coordinated care.
"This is a wonderful acknowledgement of the hard work of all our physicians and teammates," said Pratibha Patel, M.D., president, HealthCare Partners California. "We believe in the ability of our coordinated care model to positively impact health care."
CAPG's annual Standards of Excellence survey is a voluntary self-assessment for CAPG's 190 medical group members in 38 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It has become the industry standard for assessing the performance of coordinated care in the physician practice setting.
Elite Status is achieved by surpassing rigorous, peer-defined benchmarks in all of the survey categories: Care Management Practices, Information Technology, Accountability and Transparency, Patient-Centered Care, Group Support of Advanced Primary Care, and Administrative and Financial Capability.
"Through the results of this latest survey, physician organizations have made their voice heard that they are fully engaged in changing how patients receive care for the better," said Amy Nguyen Howell, M.D., CAPG's chief medical officer, in a recent news release. "They're committed to making the patient-centered medical neighborhood a reality across the entire spectrum of healthcare practices nationwide."
About DaVita HealthCare Partners
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of March 31, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,197 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 174,000 patients. The company also operated 93 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of March 31, 2015 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 830,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.
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