PIH Health Physicians - Group Division and IPA Division Earn “Excellence in Healthcare” Award - PIH Health

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Published on October 28, 2015

PIH Health Physicians - Group Division and IPA Division Earn “Excellence in Healthcare” Award

PIH Health Physicians - Group Division and IPA Division recently received the “Excellence in Healthcare” award from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA). This is the second year the Group Division has received this award and the first year the IPA Division was awarded.

This award – IHA’s highest level of achievement – recognizes physician organizations that have been successful at achieving strong quality results while effectively managing costs. To earn this recognition, physician organizations must have performance that ranks in the top 50 percent for clinical quality, patient experience and total cost of care performance.

Out of over 200 physician organizations, 23 achieved this honor for 2015, based on the IHA statewide Value Based Pay for Performance (P4P) program results for measurement year 2014. The Group Division has achieved a 4 star rating on the State of California Office of the Patient Advocate website, which provides ratings on clinical performance measures and patient experience measures. Additionally, the IPA Division has improved to a 3 star rating.

“This award reflects the dedication of our physicians, advance practice professionals, nurses, staff, leadership team and Board members to providing our community with high-quality healthcare, said Ramona Pratt, chief operating officer, PIH Health Physicians.

IHA is a nonprofit statewide leadership group that promotes quality improvement, accountability, and affordability of healthcare in California. For more information, please visit IHA.org.