|[June 12, 2014]
SynerMed Groups Rank Among Top Physician Groups for Patient Care Nationwide
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
SynerMed, Inc. groups achieve California Association of Physician Groups
of Excellence (SOE) rating again. The survey began eight years ago
as a way to help healthcare purchasers and patients evaluate healthcare
systems and now serves as a blueprint for excellence. Survey scores
measure the structure and how well-equipped medical groups are
delivering better patient experience, affordable care and managing
"SynerMed is committed to innovating healthcare by providing advanced
technology and integrated delivery solutions that help our clients
provide accountable and value-based care," said SynerMed President and
Mason. "We congratulate all of our medical groups that demonstrate
excellence in patient care as marked by CAPG's (SOE) during a
transformative time in healthcare."
The Standards of Excellence survey promotes transparency among
healthcare organizations and raises the bar for quality. The critical
is voluntary for CAPG members, which includes 180 medical groups
throughout California and 29 other states.
Medical Group achieved CAPG's highest level Four-Star
"Elite" Status Award among 45 physician organizations, in addition
to expanded requirements this year.
"Medi-Cal is typically regarded as low quality healthcare but SynerMed's
mission is to provide the best care at the best value for patients,"
Winston, SynerMed and EHS Medical Group Executive Vice President.
"EHS is the only 'Elite' group that predominantly caters to California's
safety net, which includes economically disadvantaged and
underserved populations like Medi-Cal."
Other SynerMed groups including Angeles
IPA and Crown
City Medical Group achieved star ratings for Health Information
Technology, Accountability/Transparency and Patient Centered Care.
Eighty six medical groups participated in the assessment and coordinate
care for 11.1 million people (90% of HMO covered lives). These same
medical groups provide care for an additional estimated five million
people with Medi-Cal,
Medicare and PPO coverage.
domains of coordinated care:
Care Management-Clinical system supports for quality and
efficiency on a population scale.
Health Information Technology-Funnel for accurate, actionable
information to support clinical decisions and coordinate team care.
Accountability and Transparency-Response to the public demand
for objective information regarding performance, patient service, and
Patient Centered Care-Critical components of access,
convenience, cultural responsiveness and customized individual care.
Group Support for Advanced Primary Care...to make the
"Patient-Centered Medical Home" a system-wide functionality and to
revitalize the discipline of primary care.
Administrative and Financial Capability...to manage how
physician groups are responding to the financial challenges of
Survey results and additional information can be found at capg.org.
SynerMed is a leading healthcare organization headquartered in Monterey
Park, California. SynerMed is a physician-led and physician-driven
organization, dedicated to innovating healthcare through an integrated
system of tools and services that connects physicians, members,
hospitals and health plans. For more information about SynerMed, visit http://www.synermed.com
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About EHS Medical Group
Since 1990, EHS Medical Group has been a trusted medical professional
corporation and integrated healthcare delivery system focusing on
government programs, including Medi-Cal/Medicaid, the State Children's
Health Insurance Program, Medicare and Dual-Eligibles (Medi-Medi),
organized labor and specialty IPAs. Our physician-centric accountable
care model promotes growth and sustainability for individual physicians
by providing access to a robust offering of products, services and
management tools. EHS Medical Group is managed by SynerMed, http://www.synermed.com
a leading Medicaid Managed Services Organization (MSO) that is dedicated
to improving access to quality care and reducing costs by innovating
healthcare with cutting-edge technology. For more information about EHS
Medical Group, visit www.ehsmd.com
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