Monarch HealthCare Named One of California’s Top Performing Physician Organizations
OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 – The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) announced during the 2012 Annual Pay for Performance Stakeholders Meeting, that Monarch HealthCare was one of California’s top performing physician organizations. Out of nearly 200 physician organizations in the state, Monarch was on one of 47 top performers achieved the highest overall benchmark for quality in 2011 based on the IHA statewide Pay for Performance (P4P) program measures.
Awards are based on performance in three P4P quality measurement domains: meaningful use of health IT, patient experience, and clinical measures that include priority conditions such as cardiovascular, diabetes, musculoskeletal, respiratory, and prevention. Top performing physician organizations in 2011 were identified by an overall composite score, based on their P4P domain scores, and compared against a comprehensive benchmark calculated from the top 25 percent scores statewide for each P4P quality measure.