The Physician Alliance, a Michigan-based physician organization focused on population health, granted The CORE Institute’s Michigan facilities a five-star rating through its Specialist Service Excellence Award Program.
TPA developed awards to encourage physician groups to implement and maintain the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Patient-Centered Medical Home-Neighborhood capabilities. The five-star rating for Service Excellence Award in Care Coordination and Quality Improvement recognizes the practice’s care quality and participation in improvement programs. The awards also help primary care physicians to identify "excellent specialty practices" without referrals.
Phoenix and Novi, Mich.-based The CORE Institute provides integrated, comprehensive musculoskeletal and neurological care. The practice blends clinical care with research, academics and community service. The practice also focuses on payer reform initiatives and prides itself for remaining on the forefront of systems-based quality programs.
"We are honored to be recognized by The Physician Alliance as a leader in service excellence and remain committed to providing the best evidence-based patient care available," said William Higginbotham III, MD, who heads the practice’s quality implementation initiatives.