Improving Health, Health Care and Quality of Life
DENVER, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group in the United States and leading global provider of kidney care services, today announced that its medical group division, HealthCare Partners, received multiple honors from CAPG, the nation's leading organization for physician groups practicing coordinated care.
CAPG awarded HealthCare Partners California and The Everett Clinic in Washington its Standards of Excellence™ Elite Award. Colorado Springs Health Partners received a Standards of Excellence™ Exemplary Award.
"These awards speak to the value DaVita's medical groups all over the country are creating through physician leadership, patient-centered care, and a clinical focus," said Tyler Jung, M.D., chief medical officer for HealthCare Partners. "We thank CAPG for recognizing our efforts and we're honored to carry this distinction."
CAPG's annual Standards of Excellence™ survey is a voluntary self-assessment for CAPG's 250 multispecialty medical groups and independent physician associate members in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
Standards of Excellence™ awards are achieved by surpassing rigorous, peer-defined benchmarks in 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.
"This survey is truly a self-reflection of how physician organizations see themselves making a difference in patient lives through their care and commitment to every aspect of their jobs," said Amy Nguyen Howell, M.D., CAPG's chief medical officer. "It starts by putting patients above all else, and emphasizing value over volume, along with strong team-based care. We're proud of what they've done as leaders in making patient-centered, coordinated care catch on across the entire spectrum of healthcare systems nationwide."
About DaVita HealthCare Partners
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of March 31, 2016 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 790,000 patients. 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, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,278 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 180,000 patients. The company also operated 124 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.
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