Few awards are as valuable to patient health as AMGA’s Acclaim Award. It is one of the most credible honors in the industry based on substantial patient results. The Acclaim was designed to inspire and drive quality performance and is reserved exclusively for physician-driven organizations rigorously embracing learning and innovation to advance the quality and value of the patient experience.
In November of 2016, this distinction was reserved for Premier Medical Associates recognizing our remarkable success and performance in improving patient health here in Pittsburgh.
The AMGA, formerly known as the American Medical Group Association, is a leading voice in Washington DC and a forum for the country’s highest-performing health groups, advocating for patient health and healthcare transformation.
AMGA created the Acclaim Award in 1999 to recognize high-performing health systems, which are improving the quality and value of care, improving patient experiences and outcomes, fostering learning and innovation and improving population health. This is a very credible award chosen by some of the nation’s most elite leaders in healthcare from a blind application process. The results must speak for themselves.
Premier joined the list of Acclaim Award winners in November of 2016. Our team was specifically chosen for remarkable success in patient health and quality improvements across multiple illnesses and disease states.
Premier advanced our care delivery in several key categories in order to significantly improve the health and wellbeing of our patients.
Recognize and value the impact of quality care in the lives of you and your family. The Acclaim Award is a powerful endorsement of Premier’s exceptional quality patient care and proof of our performance.
This level of medical care is uncommon for our region. Much of the United States relies on a volume-driven (fee-for-service) medical practices which encourage over-utilization of office visits, medical testing, procedures and hospitalization, resulting in a poorer quality of patient care and higher costs.
At Premier, the patient’s experience is driven by quality, efficiency and a collaborative patient-provider relationship to provide the best health outcomes.