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Awards and Achievements

2003, 2005, 2007 & 2010 Nesson Award for Excellence for APP’s Asthma Disease Management, Patient Experience, Obesity Management Programs & Driving Performance by our Website Design Project

Partners Community Physicians Organization, (PCPO) formaly known as Partners Community HealthCare, Inc (PCHI) was Established in 2000. The prestigious Nesson Award is presented in honor of H. Richard Nesson, MD, the founding father of Partners Community HealthCare, Inc. who conceived the idea as a means to integrate and manage patient care. The awards recognize programs that exemplify PCPO's best practices and its mission to enhance both the physician-patient relationship and the physician experience through innovation in medical practice and collaboration among physicians and medical centers in pursuit of excellence.  Awards were presented in three categories – collaboration, innovation and excellence.

Affiliated Pediatric Practices has received the award in 2003, 2005, 2007 & 2009.  APP was first celebrated in 2003 for its excellence in their highly successful and innovative Asthma Disease Management Program.  In 2005, Affiliated Pediatrics was honored to receive the prestigious "Nesson Award for Excellence" - for implementation of our Patient Experience Improvement Program.  In 2007 APP won for their Obesity Management Program and again in 2010 for Driving Performance by our Website Design Project.

2002 thru 2017 Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Physician Group Honor Roll In recognition of Excellence in Preventive and Chronic Illness Care for Pediatric Patients.

Harvard PilgrimAffiliated Pediatric Practices was named to this Honor Roll which recognizes physician groups that have achieved exceptionally high scores for measures of clinical quality encompassing both disease prevention and the treatment of chronic illness. Harvard Pilgrim selected physician groups for its Honor Roll based on clinical performance against national HEDIS quality benchmarks.

HPHC identified practices whose performance exceeded the national 90th percentile on a majority of performance scores as reported by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

2001, 2002, 2003, & 2004 Tufts Health Plan Certificate of Excellence for the Physician Group Quality Profile

Tufts Health PlanThe Tufts Health Plan Certificate of Excellence was given to Affiliated Pediatric Practices which received a rating of “Excellent” in serving its pediatric patients.

Massachusetts Healthcare Quality Partners - Statewide Comparative Clinical Quality Reports

MHQPAffiliated Pediatric Practices continues to receive high ratings in the MHQP annual Clinical Quality Report (CQR).  The SCCQR provides performance results and includes state and national benchmarks in healthcare quality. (http://www.mhqp.org )

MHQP provides reliable information to help physicians improve the quality of care they provide their patients and help consumers take an active role in making informed decisions about their health care.