2100 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124 617-296-4000
The Carney Hospital IPA, which consists of 116 primary care physicians and specialists who practice at Carney Hospital, has been named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s 11th annual Physician Group Honor Roll.
The selection to the Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll reflects the Carney physicians’ clinical performance and exceptional results in the their approach to disease prevention and the treatment of both acute and chronic illness.
“I congratulate the outstanding physicians of the Carney Hospital IPA for the well deserved recognition and selection to the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Honor Roll,” said Carney Hospital president, Andy Davis. “Carney has a long tradition of providing excellent care right in the communities we serve,” continued Davis. “This honor confirms our physicians’ continued commitment to clinical excellence and their patients’ good health.”
“As the president of the Carney IPA and a member physician, I take pride in the selection to Harvard Pilgrim’s Honor Roll,” commented Carney IPA president and cardiologist, Paul Boinay, MD. “The Carney physicians are dedicated to providing both exceptional care and service to our patients and their families.” “It is wonderful to be recognized for the quality we deliver every day,” continued Boinay.
Harvard Pilgrim evaluated the Honor Roll physician groups based upon their performance relative to national standards established by the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, a tool developed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
About Carney Hospital:
A member of Steward Health Care System LLC, Carney Hospital has served the City of Boston and neighboring communities for 150 years since its establishment in 1863. Today, from its location in the neighborhood of Dorchester, the 159-bed hospital and staff, which includes more than 350 physicians, delivers quality care to approximately 37,000 patients annually. Carney Hospital provides Dorchester and surrounding communities with convenient, local access to quality primary care, emergency medicine and a range of specialties and subspecialties including; critical care, family medicine, cardiology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, ambulatory care and adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatry.
In 2012, Carney Hospital received an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.