Brooke Burgess

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Dignity Health Medical Group – Inland Empire Announces New Medical Director

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 12/19/18 10:11 AM

Dignity Health Medical Group – Inland Empire has announced the appointment of Jose Arciniega, DO, as Medical Director. In this role, Dr. Arciniega will be responsible for development of medical policy that continues to prioritize patient-centered care, quality assurance, clinical practice guidelines, as well as physician recruitment and review.

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Mercy Medical Group Brings Pediatric Care to Folsom

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 12/14/18 8:53 AM

Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, is now offering pediatric care in Folsom. The new Mercy Medical Group pediatric offices are located at 1561 Creekside Drive, Suite 150 and include more than 5,000 square feet of space, including 12 exam rooms.

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Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group Earn National Recognition for Patient Care

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/26/18 2:44 PM

Both Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group have been awarded Elite Status from America's Physician Groups (APG), the nation's leading professional association for accountable physician groups. Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group are two of just 87 organizations nationally to achieve Elite Status (the highest recognition) in 2018.
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Mercy Medical Group Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/23/18 10:51 AM

Mercy Medical Group has appointed Antonio “Ben” Balatbat, MD, as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). In this role, Dr. Balatbat will succeed Alan Ertle, MD who recently retired.

As CMO, Dr. Balatbat will oversee all aspects of clinical care delivery for MMG and provide strategic leadership to best position MMG in today’s evolving health care environment. He will be responsible for patient safety and satisfaction, quality clinical care, provider engagement and recruitment, performance, and growth.

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Interventional Cardiologist Alaeddin Ayyad, MD, Keeps Hearts Beating Strong at Dignity Health Medical Group – North State

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/20/18 2:49 PM

Dr. Alaeddin Ayyad has joined Dignity Health Medical Group – North State in the Redding office as an Interventional Cardiologist. “Being an interventional cardiologist allows me to treat patients with medication, diagnosing cardiac issues, from chest pain to arrhythmias and even heart failure. We can also use methods such as catheterization, stenting and more. We’re even starting to think about doing valve procedures without having to open the chest,” said Dr. Ayyad.

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