LOS ANGELES, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Prospect Medical Systems has received a three-year National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) accreditation in population health programs for kidney disease and heart failure. This accreditation was awarded after a rigorous review process of Prospect’s strong population health systems, processes and people and demonstrates the organization’s commitment to quality.
“For more than 25 years, Prospect Medical has been committed to improving the quality of care our members receive. We feel extremely fortunate to receive this recognition from the NCQA for our high quality and impactful population health programs that have and will continue to put our members and their needs first,” said Jim BrownCEO, Prospect Medical Systems.
“Our dedication to helping our members improve their quality of life while receiving attentive, personalized care from the providers of our population health programs, has been at the forefront of our mission to provide quality health care. quality, compassionate and accessible. We are thrilled to receive this incredible accreditation to solidify our resolve. This would not have been possible without the hard work and continuous efforts of our entire team,” said Dr. Derek Lanier MD, Chief Medical Officer, Prospect Medical Systems.
Prospect Medical Systems joins only 31 organizations selected to earn this NCQA designation.
“Population health management programs allow us to better align with the increased emphasis on people-centered population health management,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, President, NCQA. “Not only does this add value to existing quality improvement efforts, it also demonstrates the highest level of an organization’s commitment to improving the quality of care that meets people’s needs.”
Prospect Medical Systems, a management services organization, has been managing delegated health plan risk of loss for physicians and hospitals for 27 years. Prospect now owns or operates 21 independent physician associations in three states, with approximately 450,000 members with access to a variety of insurance products.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care. The NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key performance areas. NCQA Health Care Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in healthcare. The NCQA website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed healthcare choices.
About Prospect Medical Group
Prospect Medical Systems develops, implements and manages a full range of support services. Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Prospect Medical Systems.
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