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Four Physician Organizations in the Sutter Health Plus Network Win 2016 Right Care Initiative Awards

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Quality

The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has announced the winners of the 2016 Right Care Initiative awards, which include four Sutter Health physician organizations within the Sutter Health Plus network.

DMHC honors California health plans and medical groups that demonstrate success in helping their patients control blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol. Each of the following Sutter Health Plus network physician organizations finished in the national 90th percentile in at least one of the control measures:

  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation – Mills Peninsula Medical Group
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation – Sutter Health
  • Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
  • Sutter Medical Foundation

DMHC launched the Right Care Initiative in 2008 as a collaborative effort to prevent premature disability and death from heart attacks, stroke and complications from diabetes.

For more information, visit https://www.dmhc.ca.gov.