Northwest Physicians Network Joins DaVita Medical Group

TACOMA, Wash., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DaVita Medical Group, a division of DaVita Inc. and a leading independent medical group in the United States, today announced the acquisition of Northwest Physicians Network (NPN), a respected independent physician association (IPA)…

Company Helps Physicians Remain Independent and Thrive

February 28, 2017 Tacoma, Washington, February 28, 2017 – Back in 1995, 12 physicians from 7 small primary care practices located in Pierce County had a vision: provide better, more coordinated care to their patients while remaining independent in spite…

Walk-In Clinics: “Commoditizing” Primary Care?

February 16, 2017 Like it or not, walk-in health clinics are here to stay. Their growth has been fueled by access and convenience. More convenient hours, more convenient locations, more convenient to walk in without an appointment. But as payers…

Northwest Physicians Network Grows to Over 1,000 Providers

February 14, 2016 Tacoma, WA, February 14, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Northwest Physicians Network of Washington, LLC (NPN), an independent practice association and the largest multi-specialty provider network in Washington, recently celebrated the addition of its 1,000th provider, HopeSparks, a leader…

On The Road To Clinical Integration

January 19, 2017 The American Medical Association describes clinical integration as “the means to coordinate patient care across conditions, providers, settings and time in order to achieve care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient-focused”. (1) With the…

How IPAs Can Help Private Practices Survive And Thrive

January 06,2017 The one thing that’s a constant in healthcare today is change. Change is really hard. As humans we’re wired to want stability. We cling to people and processes that are familiar. Any type of change creates stress and…

Are Independent Physician Practices Doomed?

December 08, 2016 The healthcare industry is changing at a whirlwind pace making many physicians anxious about the present and uncertain about the future. In the last year alone physicians have had to address a series of simultaneously occurring events…

Meet The New Northwest Physicians Network

November 04,2016 Northwest Physicians Network of Washington, LLC has continued its rapid expansion during this time of consolidation among delivery systems. It is our belief that private practices play an important role in their local communities. Our growth and the…

Northwest Physicians Network Names Jesse Gamez Chief Operating Officer

November 14, 2016 New Chief Operating Officer is Chosen for Northwest Physicians Network. Seattle, WA, November 14, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Northwest Physicians Network (NPN), an independent practice association and the largest multi-specialty provider network in Washington, announced the appointment of…