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Palomar Health Medical Group Named ‘Most Improved’ by IHA

Palomar Health Medical Group has been recognized as a ‘Most Improved’ provider organization by IHA (Integrated Healthcare Association). The recognition is based on Palomar’s performance in the AMP Medicare Advantage program for measurement year 2020 by IHA. 

IHA’s AMP Medicare Advantage program uses standard measurement to promote healthcare quality in Medicare Advantage, providing aggregated performance data that allows participants to understand how they’re performing compared to the market and their peers. 

The ‘Most Improved’ distinction recognizes provider organizations that have successfully improved quality of care for Medicare Advantage populations. To earn this recognition, provider organizations must improve their overall star rating by at least half a star compared to the previous measurement year.  

Palomar Health Medical Group is a multi-specialty, not-for-profit healthcare organization operating as the outpatient arm of the Palomar Health integrated healthcare system and specializes in offering high-quality, individualized treatment close to home. 

“We’ve been working really hard to earn the community’s trust by providing superior care in a very personalized way,” Palomar Health Medical Group CEO Ryan Olsen said. “Our physicians live in the community and have a vested interest in keeping their friends and neighbors healthy and thriving.” 

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Palomar Health Medical Group reflects the integrated partnership between Arch Health Medical Group, Graybill Medical Group and the Palomar Health healthcare district. 

Named by Newsweek as one of the World’s Best Hospitals in 2021, Palomar Health is anchored by two medical center campuses which provide an array of acute care services, obstetrics, rehabilitation, behavioral health, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care and more.  

Established in 1948, Palomar Health provides comprehensive healthcare services in North San Diego County through its two medical centers and more than 900 affiliated medical providers serving more than half a million people.  

Palomar Health is San Diego County’s only member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is nationally recognized as operating one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals. 

Through its network of providers, Palomar Health offers medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including primary care, cardiovascular care, emergency services, trauma, cancer, orthopedics, women’s health, behavioral health, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery at offices located throughout the North San Diego County region.  



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