Asthma-Related Emergency Room Visits Decline Significantly for Dignity Health Patients Who Use Propeller Health’s Digital Medicine

Posted by Joann Wardrip on 12/10/18 11:32 AM

Dignity Health and Propeller Health, a leading digital therapeutics company, announced the results of their new published, peer-reviewed study, which indicates that asthma-related emergency room visits declined by more than half for people who used connected, digital medicine to manage their disease.

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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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Dignity Health Medical Foundation Opens New Medical Offices in West San Francisco

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/9/18 5:02 PM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation has announced the grand opening of their newest Dignity Health Medical Group location at 585 and 595 Buckingham Way in San Francisco.

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