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PAMF Receives 4-Star Rating from California Association of Physician Groups

capgThe Palo Alto Medical Foundation received the highest recognition – Elite Status of four stars – from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) in its 7th Annual Standards of Excellence Survey in June 2013.  The voluntary survey assesses how well California medical groups meet the expectations of health care purchasers and patients. It focuses on tools and processes that improve affordability and patient experience.

Six physician groups in the Sutter Health medical network received top honors from CAPG in its annual Standards of Excellence Survey:

Elite Status (4 stars—highest recognition)

Exemplary Status (3 stars)

  • Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
  • Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation

View a list of PAMF awards, accreditations and achievements from 2011-2012.

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) for Health Care, Research and Education is a not-for-profit health care organization that is a pioneer in the multispecialty group practice of medicine. Founded in 1930, PAMF is part of the Peninsula Coastal Region of Sutter Health, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit networks of community-based health care providers. Sutter Health’s Peninsula Coastal Region also includes Mills-Peninsula Health Services. PAMF’s 1,100 affiliated physicians and 3,300 employees serve approximately 800,000 patients at its medical centers and clinics in Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. For more information, visit: PAMF Website, PAMF Blog, PAMF Twitter, PAMF Facebook.

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