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Sutter Health Plus Network Physician Organizations Repeat Elite Honors

Posted by on Sep 17, 2019 in Network, News, Quality

The America’s Physician Groups (APG) Standards of Excellence member survey recently recognized physician organizations in the Sutter Health Plus network with top honors.

The following physician organizations received prestigious “Elite” five stars rating:

  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation
  • Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
  • Sutter Medical Foundation
  • Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation
  • Brown & Toland Physicians

The annual appraisal uses rigorous performance measures to evaluate medical groups, health systems and independent practice associations that are members of the trade association and participate in the survey voluntarily. The 122 participants nationwide were scored in care management practices, information technology, accountability and transparency, patient-centered care and group support of advanced primary care. This year, APG added new metrics to assess organizations’ performance on the social determinants of health, value-based incentives, financial standards and post-hospital discharge follow-up.

America’s Physician Groups posts member ratings publicly to help consumers evaluate physician organizations’ technical quality, patient experience and affordability. For complete nationwide survey results and additional information, visit the APG website.