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Nevada Physician Office Practices Receive Award for Quality Care

HealthInsight program encourages excellence in health care

Las Vegas, November 25, 2013 — Today, HealthInsight, a private, non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to improving health and health care in Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, announced 14 physician office practices as recipients of the 2013 HealthInsight Quality Award. The award is given to clinics that demonstrate excellence in patient care.

The 2013 HealthInsight Quality Award recognizes physician office practices that incorporate patient engagement tools and strategies into their care processes; use care management methods regularly; participate in a data reporting quality initiative; and achieve exemplary performance on nationally-recognized quality measures related to diabetes, cancer screening, and immunizations.

"We are honored to commend these outstanding physician practices that exemplify the improvement of health care quality and outcomes for the residents of our state," said Deborah Huber, HealthInsight Executive Director. "Their commitment to excellence in health care delivery is evidenced by their achievement of this award."

The 2013 HealthInsight Quality Award recipients are:

  • Jorge Burgos, MD — North Las Vegas
  • Renown Medical Group - 7th Street — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - 25 McCabe — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - Fernley — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - Los Altos — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - Northwest — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - North Hills — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - Ryland — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - South Meadows — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - Summit Ridge — Reno
  • Renown Medical Group - Vista — Reno
  • Renown Premier Care — Reno
  • Silver Sage Center for Family Medicine — Reno
  • Silver Springs Rural Health Clinic — Silver Springs

Beginning in 2009, HealthInsight began recognizing physician office practices for their effective use of health information technology, patient care management practices, as well as reporting of and exemplary performance on nationally-recognized quality of care measures. The Quality Award aims to promote excellence in health care.

About HealthInsight

HealthInsight is a private, non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to improving health and health care that is composed of locally governed organizations in three western states: Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The HealthInsight enterprise holds contracts, grants and accreditation in key areas of healthcare improvement. This work includes an Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research Chartered Value Exchange (Nevada, Utah); Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (Nevada, New Mexico, Utah); Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Aligning Forces for Quality (New Mexico); Office for the National Coordinator (ONC) Beacon Community (Utah); Medicaid External Quality Review Organization (New Mexico); Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (Utah, Nevada, New Mexico subcontractor); Community Health Information Exchange (Nevada); Prescription Improvement Coalition (New Mexico); Utah HealthScape (Utah); and URAC accreditation (Nevada). HealthInsight is a recognized leader in quality improvement; transparency and public reporting; health information technology programs; healthcare system delivery and payment reform efforts; and human factors science research and application. Visit our website at healthinsight.org.

This material was prepared by HealthInsight, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Nevada and Utah, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. 10SOW-NV-2013-PO-29