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BRG Physicians Awarded Top Patient Care Honors

Monday, October 31, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. – Of the 53 Baton Rouge-area physicians recently recognized for top performance in patient care by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, 36 percent were Baton Rouge General Physicians.
 
“We are extremely proud of our physicians and staff as they continue to identify ways to improve the health of our community through education, prevention and timely access to quality care,” said Jeremy Rogers, COO of BRGP.  “These honors reflect our staff’s dedication to our mission of creating exceptional experiences and value for the people we serve through health and healing.”
 
Local BRGP clinic Bella Family Medical was recognized for having the highest overall score on the program’s clinical quality measures for treating chronic kidney disease and was awarded Highest Achievement in Kidney Care 2016. In addition, BRGP’s physician and Medical Director Dr. Brad Gaspard was honored in all four targeted conditions – Diabetes, Hypertension, Vascular Disease, and Chronic Kidney Disease. He was the only Baton Rouge physician to achieve top scores in all areas.
 
Learn about Baton Rouge General Physicians’ award-winning doctors at BRGPhysicians.com or by calling 225-763-4500.
 
About Baton Rouge General Physicians
Baton Rouge General Physicians consists of more than 80 physicians and 20 practices, owned and operated under General Health System. BRGP offers individuals and families throughout the Capital Area top-quality healthcare in convenient locations from Livingston to Brusly. For more information, visit BRGPhysicians.com. BRGP is an affiliate of Baton Rouge General Medical Center, the first hospital in the capital city and Baton Rouge’s only full-service community hospital with 590 licensed beds between two campuses.
 
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Founded in New Orleans in 1934, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is a tax-paying nonprofit health insurer. BCBS is a private company, mutually owned by policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors and no shareholders. For a complete list of the top-performing doctors and clinics, visit bcbsla.com/QBPC.