Coastal Physicians Medical Group Joins HealthCare Partners
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group and division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), today announced that it has acquired Coastal Physicians Medical Group, located in Southern California. The group has been an affiliate of HealthCare Partners since 1996.
"We're proud to welcome Coastal Physicians Medical Group, a very important partner of ours for the past 20 years, to HealthCare Partners," said Amar Desai, MD, president of HealthCare Partners in California. "The addition of these highly successful providers will further strengthen our ability to provide high-quality care to patients in the South Bay area."
Coastal Physicians Medical Group is an independent physician group with three locations serving the South Bay area of metropolitan Los Angeles including the cities of San Pedro, Torrance and Carson. The medical group has six health care providers who have been providing high-quality care to South Bay area residents since the 1970s.
"Coastal Physicians Medical Group is a Latino-owned medical group serving our multi-cultural, multi-lingual community for over 30 years," said Luis Magdaleno, MD, president and CEO of Coastal Physicians Medical Group. "For as long as we've been an affiliate of HealthCare Partners, both our groups have shared the common value of placing the patient's interest first in a family oriented practice setting. I am thrilled to merge with HealthCare Partners and DaVita Medical Group. This will allow us to continue our pursuit of excellence in patient care in a larger platform which will positively impact our patients."
Coastal Physicians Medical Group is a recognized leader in clinical outcomes. According to the Medicare Star Ratings program, in 2017 the medical group achieved four stars or better (out of five) on key patient care measures such as controlling high blood pressure, osteoporosis management and breast cancer screening.
The acquisition of Coastal Physicians Medical Group closed on Dec. 1, 2018.
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