2019 Top Docs Awarded by Seattle Magazine

Monday, April 16, 2019 Seattle Magazine published their 19th annual list on the Puget Sound’s “Top Doctors”. The list includes the region’s most accomplished physicians. Whether you are looking for a specialist or a doctor to guide you and your…

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…