Improving Health, Health Care and Quality of Life
DENVER, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Medical Group, a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading independent medical group in the United States, today announced that it received top awards from CAPG, the nation's leading organization for physician groups practicing coordinated care.
This year, The Everett Clinic in Washington, and HealthCare Partners in California, both DaVita Medical Groups, were awarded CAPG's Standards of Excellence™ (SOE®) Elite awards. Physician groups that receive this distinction go above and beyond to provide effective, high-value, patient-centered care that aligns with national quality standards.
"At DaVita Medical Group, we are first and foremost a caregiving organization, which is why driving high-quality clinical outcomes continues to be the primary focus in our aim to become a leading independent medical group in America," said Chan Chuang, chief clinical officer at DaVita Medical Group. "We are proud to be consistently recognized among physician groups who are driving the nation's health reform movement from volume to value."
CAPG's Standards of Excellence™ survey is the industry standard for assessing the delivery of accountable and value-based care. The voluntary survey is offered to almost 300 CAPG medical group members in 43 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Elite and exemplary awards are achieved by excelling in six domains including, Care Management Practices, Information Technology, Accountability and Transparency, Patient-Centered Care, Group Support of Advanced Primary Care and Administrative and Financial Capability.
"Notably this year, the majority of the Clinical Quality Leadership Committee voted to raise the bar for SOE® by increasing the attainment thresholds for each domain, aligning with the program's mission to drive enhanced performance and quality of care," said Amy Nguyen Howell, MD, CAPG's Chief Medical Officer.
This is the 11th year in a row that the DaVita Medical Group's California market has participated and received the Elite honor from CAPG.
About DaVita Medical Group
DaVita Medical Group is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company that operates and manages medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaMedicalGroup.com.
About DaVita Inc.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. 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, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,382 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 189,400 patients. The company also operated 162 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVita.com/about.
SOURCE DaVita Medical Group