ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, an award-winning integrated care delivery system, opened its brand new Kaiser Permanente Baltimore Harbor Medical Center location this week.
The new medical center is a 19,000-square-foot facility located at 815 East Pratt Street in downtown Baltimore and houses nine provider offices and 17 exam rooms. Clinical services will initially include Internal Medicine/Family Practice and OB/GYN, as well as Laboratory, Pharmacy and General Radiology. The center also offers Mammography to make the service more accessible for members.
"Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to increasing access to our excellent care in Baltimore City, and this new medical center helps us reach that goal," says Kim Horn, president of Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States. "We are excited to make our integrated model and expanded services even more convenient for Baltimore residents at this new location."
"Our award-winning physicians provide exceptional care every day throughout the region and we are delighted to offer more Baltimore residents the level of clinical quality that has placed us among the top plans in the nation," said Bernadette Loftus, MD, associate executive director of Permanente Medical Group.
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is recognized nationally and regionally as one of the top health plans for excellence in patient care outcomes. In 2015, the plan was given the highest national rating – 5.0 out of 5.0 – for Private (commercial) and Medicare plans, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). It was the only plan in the Mid-Atlantic region, and one of only two plans nationwide, to receive a score of 5.0 in both categories, placing the plan among the top 3% of all U.S. plans.
In addition, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States was selected as the first integrated healthcare provider to become a health plan option for Maryland state employees, and was made available for employees this year.
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About Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States region, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, provides and coordinates complete health care services for more than 600,000 members through 29 medical centers in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1980,
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is a total health organization comprising Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., and the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C., an independent medical group that features more than 1,200 physicians. Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States was rated in the nation's top 9 Medicare plans and the top 11 Commercial health plans — by The "NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-2016 report." Additionally, the National Committee for Quality Assurance recognized all 29 of Kaiser Permanente's medical centers in the Mid-Atlantic region with the Patient Centered Medical Home Level III designation for excellence in coordinated care. For more information about Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, visit kp.org or follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/KPMidAtlantic.
SOURCE Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States