Brown & Toland Physicians Named "Elite" Among California Physician Groups for Ninth Consecutive Year
Jun 17, 2015, 01:07 ET
SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CAPG, the Voice of Accountable Care, announced at its annual conference that Brown & Toland Physicians was named an "Elite" medical group in the association's Standards of Excellence survey for the ninth year in a row.
The San Francisco independent practice association has earned the top-tier ranking since the association began evaluating nationwide physician groups in 2006. The announcement was made at CAPG's annual conference, held June 12 in Los Angeles. Almost 100 healthcare associations were evaluated for this year's award.
"We are honored to be recognized by our peers for this prestigious ranking," said Richard Fish, CEO of Brown & Toland Physicians. "Brown & Toland is committed to providing quality and innovative services to enable our physicians to provide affordable, accountable and value-based care. Our results, as demonstrated by many of our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) initiatives, show we can favorably impact the total cost of care, achieve quality outcomes and deliver patient-centered care."
The Standards of Excellence survey is an assessment of how well-equipped and structured physician groups are at delivering excellent patient experiences, improved population health and increased affordability. Results are based on performance in the following six categories:
- Care management practices
- Health information technology
- Accountability and transparency
- Patient-centered care
- Group support of advanced primary care
- Administrative and financial capability
CAPG is the nation's largest trade association of physician organizations. Its annual Standards of Excellence survey assesses how well medical groups meet the expectations of health care purchasers and patients. It focuses on tools and processes that improve affordability and the patient experience.
For more information about the survey and results, visit www.capg.org.
About Brown & Toland Physicians Founded in 1992, Brown & Toland Physicians is a leading network of independent doctors focused on delivering personalized, high quality, and affordable healthcare to the San Francisco Bay Area. Brown & Toland's 1,500 physicians, who care for more than 300,000 HMO and PPO patients, are dedicated to improving care through a number of patient-centered programs and use electronic tools to coordinate and deliver care. The group is leading the way forward in healthcare with its patient-centered medical home, My Health Medical Group, and by participating in multiple accountable care projects, such as the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model. To learn more, visit brownandtoland.com.
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