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Community Care Physicians, P.C. and CapitalCare Medical Group, LLC Consolidate


Posted: 1/3/2018

News Release
January 3, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Alexis Musto, Community Care Physicians, P.C.
(518) 213-0322, amusto@communitycare.com

Alicia Sikora, CapitalCare Medial Group, LLC
(518) 452-1337 x 7099, asikora@capcare.com

Community Care Physicians, P.C. and CapitalCare Medical Group, LLC Consolidate

Latham, NY (January 3, 2018) – Community Care Physicians, P.C. (CCP) and CapitalCare Medical Group, LLC announced they have consolidated to form one integrated, multispecialty medical group. The consolidated group improves access and enhances the patient experience for the greater Capital Region. CapitalCare practices will function as divisions of Community Care Physicians. Care for patients will be uninterrupted, as the practitioners and locations will not change.

Both Community Care Physicians and CapitalCare Medical Group are multispecialty groups that have been longstanding organizations in this community; CCP was formed almost 35 years ago and CapitalCare 20 years ago. Physicians of each organization have provided care in this community for decades and each group has been recognized as a Top Workplace in the region as well as “Better Performing Practices” by the Medical Group Management Association. Both medical groups use Allscripts electronic health record and the FollowMyHealth patient portal solutions. CCP and CapitalCare are focused on innovation and deploying technology to improve the patient experience and provide greater access points for patients.

With this consolidation, CCP will continue to remain the largest, independent multispecialty medical group, now with over 1800 employees, more than 400 practitioners, and more than 70 practices across the region.

The consolidation expands access for patients and delivers a greater array of services. CCP will now offer over 30 different specialties, including: internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, developmental pediatrics, urgent care, medical imaging, audiology, behavioral health, bariatric medicine, dermatology, diabetes education, endocrinology, general surgery, hematology, interventional radiology, medical nutrition therapy, medical oncology, OB/GYN, occupational medicine, adult and pediatric neurology, nephrology, physical therapy, plastic surgery, podiatry, pulmonary and sleep medicine, radiation oncology, sports medicine, urology, vascular surgery, lab, and wellness services.

CCP is headquartered in Latham and governed by physicians. Shirish Parikh, MD, MBA, FACR, who is Founder, Chairman, and CEO of CCP, said “I’m excited at the opportunity to work even more collaboratively with local institutions and insurance companies to provide hassle free patient care. Joan Regan Hayner, CMPE, as the Chief Operating Officer, along with the strong combined management team, will use her expertise and skills to execute this collaboration to improve the patient and practitioner experience in a complex healthcare environment.”

 

About Community Care Physicians, P.C.
Community Care Physicians, P.C. (CCP), founded by Shirish Parikh, MD, MBA, FACR in 1984, is the largest independent multispecialty medical group in the Capital Region, with over 50 practices in Albany, Columbia, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Warren counties. For almost 35 years, this physician-owned, physician-run organization has been dedicated to the delivery of high quality, accessible, and convenient patient care for all ages using innovative technologies.  CCP employs more 1200 employees, including more than 600 healthcare professionals, who render healthcare services across over 20 primary care and specialty care specialties. Services include internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, OB/GYN, urgent care, medical imaging, general surgery, vascular surgery, urology, hematology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, pediatric neurology, plastic surgery, audiology, dermatology, podiatry, physical therapy, bariatric medicine, behavioral health, occupational medicine, sports medicine, diabetes education, wellness, and telemedicine services. Community Care Physicians has been named a National Top Workplace, ranking #55 nationwide, a “Top Workplace” by the Albany Times Union for five consecutive years, and a “Great Place to Work” by the Albany Business Review seven times. Community Care Physicians welcomes new patients and participates with most major health insurances. Visit us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+,Pinterest and online at www.communitycare.com

About CapitalCare Medical Group, LLC
CapitalCare Medical Group is a physician-owned medical practice with over 650 employees including more than 230 healthcare professionals. The group offers primary care services in Family Practice, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine throughout the Capital Region.  CapitalCare also provides services in Endocrinology, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Developmental Pediatrics, Nephrology, adult and pediatric Neurology, medical nutrition therapy, and comprehensive diabetes education. CapitalCare also offers a wellness program for patients and employees, called LiFE (Lifestyle Improvement for Everyone) and has been named a Best Place to Work by the Albany Business Review six times and a better performing practice by the Medical Group Management Association for each of the last 15 years.  CapitalCare welcomes new patients and participates with most major health insurance carriers. CapitalCare is on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram and online at www.capcare.com

 

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