MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA – (Dec. 16, 2010) – Premera Blue Cross announced today the 32 recipients of its 2010 Healthcare Quality Awards. The Quality Awards honor Washington medical practices for promoting healthcare quality and representing best practices in the delivery of high-quality care to patients.
The awards program was developed to recognize high-quality care provided by physicians in any clinic setting, from single doctor offices to larger clinics.
Using Premera’s Quality Score Card measures, Premera created a methodology that allows performance to be measured in the areas of Adult, Pediatric, and Women’s healthcare.
The 2010 Healthcare Quality Awards honorees include:
Adult Care – Honorees
Pediatric Care – Honorees
Women's Health Care – Honorees
Physicians and practices recognized as Premera Blue Cross Healthcare Quality Award Program Honorees represent clinics of all sizes across Washington that are committed to delivering exceptional levels of quality care. The honorees were selected from more than 700 practices.
Our mission is to provide peace of mind to our members about their healthcare coverage. We provide health insurance and related services to more than 1.5 million people. Premera Blue Cross has operated in Washington since 1933, and Alaska since 1957. Premera Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Premera Blue Cross is a member of a family of companies based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, that provide health, life, vision, dental, stop-loss, disability, AD&D, and other related products and services.