Mercy Medical Group has been awarded Elite Standing from America’s Doctor Teams (APG), the nation’s main skilled affiliation for accountable doctor teams. Mercy Medical Group is considered one of simply 80 organizations nationally to realize Elite Standing (the very best recognition) in 2020.
Elite Standing is earned via participation in APG’s Requirements of Excellence Survey, which analyzes doctor teams’ performances in enhancing affected person expertise, medical care and affordability of care.
“This recognition is straight attributed to the arduous work and dedication of our proficient groups, who present prime quality, inexpensive care even via what has been such an unprecedented yr, in not solely the healthcare business, however the world,” mentioned Dr. Rob Quinn, CEO of Dignity Well being Medical Basis. “We’re honored to obtain this recognition and it validates that we’re delivering high-quality, patient-centered,coordinated care when and the place it issues most.”
APG’s membership at the moment contains greater than 300 medical teams and impartial observe associations (IPAs) throughout 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. To realize Elite Standing, organizations should obtain five-star rankings in six publicly reported domains: Care Administration Practices, Info Know-how, Accountability and Transparency, Affected person-Centered Care, Group Help of Superior Major Care and Administrative and Monetary Functionality.
That is the eighth yr in a row that the medical group has obtained APG recognition. Mercy Medical Group beforehand obtained Wonderful Standing in 2013 and has obtained Elite Standing yearly since 2014.
“Mercy Medical Group is as soon as once more honored to be awarded Elite Standing for our work to exceed nationwide requirements in relation to high quality, affected person expertise, and affordability,” mentioned Alan J. Shatzel, DO, CEO of Mercy Medical Group.