MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce HPN and its family of medical groups have been awarded the highest ranking possible for outstanding quality care from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) 2014 Standards of Excellence Survey. This is the 7th year in a row HPN has achieved Elite Status in this CAPG survey. (www.heritageprovidernetwork.com)
The Standards of Excellence Survey scores how well-equipped structured physician groups are able to deliver an overall improved patient experience, improved population health, and better overall affordability.
HPN received the coveted Elite Status of Excellence for its medical groups in all categories including Care Management Practices, Health Information Technology, Accountability and Transparency and Patient Centered Care.
"I'm very proud we continue to provide the highest quality of care and service to our more than 700,000 members as reflected in the CAPG Standards of Excellence Survey," said Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network. "I congratulate everyone in the HPN family for their ongoing dedication and hard work."
"Heritage continues to be an Elite performer and serve as a valuable model for the physician group community," said CAPG's president and CEO, Donald Crane. "Their Elite status is a direct reflection of how they are exceeding expectations in delivering high-quality and accountable patient care."
Elite Status in all categories of the survey was achieved by each of HPN's family of medical groups including:
- Affiliated Doctors of Orange County
- Sierra Medical Group
- Regal Medical Group
- Lakeside Medical Group
- Lakeside Community Healthcare
- Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group
- High Desert Medical Group
- Heritage Physician Network
- Greater Covina Medical Group
- Desert Oasis Healthcare
- California Desert IPA
- California Coastal Physician Network
- Bakersfield Family Medical Group
Heritage Provider Network, Inc. (HPN) is on the cutting edge of the accountable care model of healthcare delivery: coordinated, patient-doctor centric, integrated health care systems that represent the future of health care in the United States. HPN and its affiliates operate in California, New York and Arizona providing high quality, cost effective healthcare to over 700,000 individuals and are dedicated to quality, affordable health care, and putting patients' wellness first. (www.heritageprovidernetwork.com)
SOURCE Heritage Provider Network, Inc.