Paladina Health Opens Its 35th Innovative Primary Care Clinic

Paladina Health Opens Its 35th Innovative Primary Care Clinic

Paladina HealthLauren Moughon, 206-724-3826

, LLC, an innovative employer-sponsored medical home health care provider, today announced the opening of the 35th clinic in its growing nationwide network. Located at 32275 32nd Ave. S. in Federal Way, Wash., the clinic is Paladina Health’s second in the state.

Paladina Health’s employer-sponsored medical home model helps self-insured employers comprehensively manage the health and health care cost of their employees and employees’ families, leading to as much as 15 percent total cost savings.

These results are achieved through a physician-access model designed to deliver a as Paladina Health's physicians proactively work with patients to improve their health and provide quality care in an easily accessible location.

The model’s components include:

“Health care in the U.S. has to change,” said Rebecca Steinfort, Paladina Health Chief Operating Officer. “Paladina Health is determined to lead the way to better, more affordable care that helps employers attract, support and retain healthier employees.”

Paladina Health’s Tacoma, Wash., clinic has shown significant improvements in total health care costs while also driving high employee satisfaction, loyalty and productivity. The company plans to release a case study showing the Tacoma clinic’s health results data later this month.

Like the Tacoma clinic, the Federal Way clinic will be available both to employer groups and to individuals who want to purchase a membership directly.

Paladina Health currently operates in 12 states, with some of its clinics and practices currently operating under the name ModernMed®.

Paladina Health is a subsidiary of $9 billion health care services company DaVita HealthCare Partners®. Part of DaVita HealthCare Partners’ strategy includes developing innovative healthcare delivery models with the goal of dramatically improving the cost and quality of healthcare in the United States.

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Paladina Health’s mission is to provide unbiased advocacy for patients and employers in their quest to improve access to high-quality, affordable healthcare. Paladina Health strives to redefine employer-provided health care in the United States. More information is available at .

DaVita HealthCare Partners, a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita and HealthCare Partners. DaVita is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of March 31, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,991 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 156,000 patients. The company also operated 41 outpatient dialysis centers located in nine countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, Florida and New Mexico in its pursuit to deliver high-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. For more information, please visit .