MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce HPN and its family of medical groups has been awarded the highest ranking possible for outstanding quality care from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) 2015 Standards of Excellence Survey. This is the 8th consecutive year HPN has achieved Elite Status in the 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 all of its medical groups in every category including Care Management Practices, Information Technology, Accountability and Transparency, Patient Centered Care, Group Support of Advanced Primary Care and Administrative and Financial Capability.
"Providing outstanding, quality care to our members is critically important to all of us at HPN," said Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of HPN. "I share this continued achievement with all of our medical groups and our truly dedicated staff who remain committed to pursuing excellence in healthcare."
"Heritage Provider Network continues to prove to be an industry standout in California, consistently meeting our rigid standards of excellence," said Don Crane, President and CEO of CAPG. "Dr. Merkin and his entire team at HPN are to be applauded as they lead the way for the rest of the country providing quality, cost effective healthcare for their members."
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 Community Healthcare
- Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group
- High Desert Medical Group
- Heritage Physician Network
- Desert Oasis Healthcare
- 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