SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill Physicians Medical Group was recently named a 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Award winner from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) for the Sacramento region.
A key component of IHA's statewide Value Based Pay for Performance (VBP4P) program, the Excellence in Healthcare Award recognizes physician organizations that perform in the top 50 percent in all three major VBP4P areas: clinical quality, patient experience and total cost of care.
Of the 200-plus physician organizations statewide participating in the Value Based P4P program, only 34 attained the Excellence in Healthcare Award performance standards for 2016, based on VBP4P results for measurement year 2015.
"We are honored and proud to once again be among the elite medical groups to receive this award," said David Joyner, CEO of Hill Physicians Medical Group. "This award demonstrates the continued commitment of our physicians and staff to provide exceptional care and the outstanding programs and quality measures we've implemented to improve the patient healthcare experience."
About Hill Physicians Medical Group
Hill Physicians Medical Group is the largest independent physician association in Northern California and is a nationally known leader in innovative healthcare. The Integrated Healthcare Association and California Association of Physician Groups have recognized Hill Physicians as one of the top-performing medical groups in the state. Committed to serving healthy lifestyles, Hill Physicians offers extensive health education services to its patients, including health screenings and self-help through its online information portal at www.HillPhysicians.com.
IHA is responsible for collecting data, deploying a common measure set, and reporting results on behalf of ten health plans for approximately 200 physician organizations caring for about 9 million members. Bonus payments to physician organizations by participating health plans cumulatively total over $500 million since 2003. For more information please visit: www.iha.org.
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