Today, VillageMD confirmed it had entered into a new partnership with Primary Care Medical Center. The two companies will form VillageMD – Kentucky. The new organization will attempt to improve clinical outcomes, while enhancing patient satisfaction. The end goal is to deliver high quality healthcare at a lower cost. VillageMD-Kentucky is the company’s first attempt to enter the Southeast region of the United States. The national primary care provider has spread across the Midwest and Northeast with rapid success.
Today, VillageMD is one of the biggest primary care physician networks in the entire country. The new organization will rely on many of VillageMD’s innovative services in an attempt to deliver significant clinical improves at a lower cost of care. This includes the company’s physician-based care coordination, ground support resources, and data analytics. VillageMD’s model is also designed to provide support to physician partners while placing emphasis on providing patients with personalized attention, education and additional support.
To date, VillageMD’s model has proven to be effective and capable of driving results across numerous markets and population groups, including Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial. Many of the clinics that have incorporated VillageMD’s standards into their daily practices have been lauded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for their performances. The company claims these firms have 20 to 45 percent lower admissions and readmissions rates than the rest of the community. Simultaneously, Medicare and commercial costs have been reduced.
VillageMD also claims their model has delivered improved outcomes and decreased costs for chronic disease populations, such as diabetes. VillageMD is now ready to take their methods to the Southern United States with the new partnership with Primary Care Medical Center. Primary Care was established in 1994. Today, the nationally recognized physician practice is based out of Murray, Kentucky. The firm serves communities in Southwestern Kentucky and Northwestern Tennessee.