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Local independent physician practices join forces, launch Infinite Health Collaborative (i-Health)
We believe independence matters. Since day one, we’ve been focused on remaining independent and preserving the ability for patients to make their own healthcare choices and decisions. Now, more than ever, it’s our duty to maintain that focus into the future. On January 1st, 2020, we will join Infinite Health Collaborative (i-Health), an independent physician practice with operating divisions of family medicine, orthopedics, and women’s health.
Our entire OBGYN Associates (OGA) family, which includes OBGYN Specialists, Associates in Women’s Health, OBGYN & Infertility, Diamond Women’s Center, and Haugen OB/GYN will join fellow independent practices Burnsville Family Physicians (BFP), Catalyst Medical Clinic (CMC), and Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) as partners in the creation of the new practice. i-Health is a modern approach to a timeless idea. Healthcare is personal, and the needs of patients should always come first. We believe independent physicians working together to impact change represents the future of our industry, and we’re excited for the road ahead. “It makes strategic sense – on a variety of levels – for us to align with i-Health, considering their emphasis on patient choice,” said OGA physician Krista Olsen, MD. “We’re in a competitive industry, and it’s our duty to always keep patients at the forefront. By joining like-minded practices who value independence and innovation, we’re making healthcare better for everyone.”
What is i-Health?
The creation of i-Health provides a framework for growth and sustainability of independent physician practices that focus on patient choice and share core principles of physician autonomy, quality, value-based care and innovation. The goal of the organization is to enable physician practices to remain independent.
“We believe independence in healthcare enables physicians to focus on each patient’s individual goals without limitations, and that’s the inspiration behind i-Health,” said TCO physician Owen O’Neill, MD. “By empowering patient choice – arming patients with the tools to make their own educated healthcare decisions – we are earning their trust, and keeping healthcare personal.”
i-Health is founded on the belief that independent physicians are at the core of changing healthcare, and are the drivers of the industry’s improvement. Physician autonomy, and that of their independent practices, allows patients greater control and choice in the management of their own healthcare options. With a value-based care model emphasizing a patient’s experience, cost and quality of outcomes, i-Health aims to evolve the delivery model of healthcare.
The future of i-Health
i-Health is continuing discussions with other like-minded, reputable independent practices in the Twin Cities market that align with its core principles.“At i-Health, we will continue to evolve how we approach our healthcare model in order to best serve our patients,” said i-Health board member David Holte, MD. “Whether that’s expanding available specialties, or impacting the ongoing innovation of the healthcare industry, i-Health will always strive to be an industry-leading partner to physicians and patients.” This change and continued growth will not affect i-Health’s, or any of its operating divisions’, relationships with hospitals. There will be no modification to the brands and structures of each of i-Health’s operating divisions.
To learn more or get in touch, visit i-Health.com.
Looking for a Nurse Practitioner, WHCNP
Associates in Women’s Health, a division of Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates, focuses on providing comprehensive OBGYN services throughout all phases of a woman’s life. Our physicians rely on up-to-date medical and surgical techniques to assure the highest standard of care. Women’s Healthcare Certified Nurse Practitioners are an integral part of our health care team, working closely with our physicians, mid-wife, and clinical staff to provide exceptional care for our obstetric, gynecologic and infertility patients. Our staff works as a team—in partnership with our patients—to provide the utmost in patient-centered care.
Scope of Position
Responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Work closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. Specialized in Women’s Health, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility, with a strong focus on OB and infertility.
- Completes comprehensive health histories and assessments
- Performs physical exams, problem related exams, and OB visits
- Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice
- Provides case management for patients
- Consults with physicians and other clinicians
- Assesses patient needs and provides education
- Promotes wellness
- Orders/performs/interprets appropriate laboratory tests
- Assists with patient phone calls, medication refills, and lab result reporting
- Prescribes medications in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws
- Prepares documentation for electronic medical records
- Current license in advanced practice, BSN or MSN preferred
- Successful completion of advanced practitioner training and certification as a practitioner from an approved nurse practitioner program
- Specialization in women’s health
- Current state registered nurse license
- Current state license as an advanced registered nurse practitioner with prescriptive authority
- Competitive salary
- Attractive benefit package
- 32-40 hours per week
- Weekday clinic hours
- Edina and Downtown Minneapolis
Barb Cookas at email@example.com
Edina, MN – OBGYN Associates is excited to announce development on
our new Twin Cities Center for Women’s Health, with a nearly 24,000 square facility in the newly expanded Southdale Medical Center.
Our new Center for Women’s Health Clinic is currently under construction and looks to be completed, spring 2016. The clinic offers expanded services specifically to meet the needs of women.
OBGYN Associates is committed to women’s health that is centered on the patient. This new state-of-the-art facility reflects the heart of that commitment, as well as, our dedication to service, comfort and the highest standards of quality and care, The new Twin Cities Center for Women’s Health will house state-of-the art technology along with the privacy, comfort, and elegance that takes personalized care to new heights of excellence. Three of our offices will combine in this new space to create a new office that will be located in the new 6565 expansion building, part of the Southdale Medical Center Campus.
Please visit here for updates on contruction of the new office, we will share updates as they are available.