LAS VEGAS – Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, was recently announced as one of the winners of the 11th Annual Intalere Healthcare Achievement Awards. Through this awards program, Intalere, a health care services company, recognizes its members for their outstanding and innovative contributions to their patients, community and business partners in reducing healthcare costs, improving healthcare quality and serving the community.
Southwest Medical was recognized in the Quality/Patient Care Delivery and/or Patient Satisfaction category, specifically its Southwest Medical Pharmacy & Home Medical Equipment division and its Pharmacy Transitions of Care Program.
The program is intended to help patients transition into or out of a long-term care setting.
Southwest Medical Pharmacy & Home Medical Equipment provides operational and clinical services in a variety of settings, including long-term care, hospice and home infusion. The clinical pharmacy team completes traditional nursing home consulting, surgery center consulting and transition of care services in multiple nursing facilities throughout Southern Nevada.
About Southwest Medical Associates
Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group with 370 local health care providers through Southwest Medical and OptumCare Specialty and Primary Care, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers and two community centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 800 providers throughout southern Nevada.
Our full spectrum of health care services includes Southwest Medical Associates Hospice, improving the quality of life for people experiencing a terminal illness. We bring care and comfort home to our patients through Home Health Services, Home Care Plus and Total Home Care and Palliative Care, part of the continuum of care for all stages of a person’s life. For more than four decades we have provided this experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada. From our 24-hour urgent care center to industry-leading technology such as convenient e-visits and online options like the NowClinic® telemedicine platform, Southwest Medical’s goal is to bring patients the health care they want, the way they want it.
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