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Posted by: Lea_Marie_C_Paar on 08/06/2014 12:25 PM Updated by: Lea_Marie_C_Paar on 08/06/2014 12:25 PM
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Silver Oak Medical Office Honored with Quality Improvement Award

San Andreas, Ca—Silver Oak Medical Office has been awarded the 2014 California Quality Improvement Recognition Award by Health Services Advisory Group of California, Inc. (HSAG of California), the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for California. It is one of only 47 such awards conferred in the state. “This prestigious award reflects the hard work and patient­centered accomplishments of our health care providers using health information technology to report quality measures, identify opportunities to enhance care and achieve improved patient outcomes,” said Peter Oliver, MD ­ President and founder of Silver Oak Medical Office. “Our goal is to incorporate quality outcomes with state­of­ the­art electronic health records to improve the care we provide to our patients, and to improve the health of our entire community”. HSAG of California reviewed the performance of California physician providers participating in quality improvement efforts during the past year, including Silver Oak. Based on specific criteria, physician practices received either a platinum or gold award. Because of their superior performance in reducing the impacts of multiple disease conditions in their patient, Silver Oak Medical Office received the highest award for the quality of care they offer...

“Silver Oak should be proud of their efforts because they lead their colleagues in demonstrating effective prevention and treatment practices concerning the most serious disease indications,” said Mary Fermazin, MD, MPA, HSAG of California chief medical officer. “They are setting the pace to meet national benchmarks for aspirin use, blood pressure control, cholesterol management, diabetes care and smoking cessation.”

“Our goal has been to bring world­class medical technology, quality service and compassionate care right here to the Foothills. We feel this award recognizes the hard work and dedication of our providers and staff”, said Dean Kelaita, MD ­ Partner and co­owner along with Dr. Oliver.

Silver Oak Medical Office is a multi­specialty group practice founded in 1993. Drs. Oliver and Kelaita work with Sarah Grimes, MD, Shane Patterson, MD and Ken Romans, PA. They will be joined by a new General Surgeon, Dr. Andrew McCoy, who will joining their group in July 2014. Their office is accepting new patient appointments. Interested persons can inquire about becoming a patient by calling the office at 209­754­0870.

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