Budge Clinic Internal Medicine Earns 2011 HealthInsight Quality Award


Congratulations go to Budge Clinic Internal Medicine doctors and staff. The Internal Medicine department was recently named as a 2011 Physician Office HealthInsight Quality Award recipient. The department won the same award in 2010 as well.

The Physician Office HealthInsight Quality Award is presented to physician practices that are successful in four criteria:

  • Adoption of health information technology
  • Regular use of population care management methods
  • Participation in a data reporting quality initiative, and
  • Exemplary performance on nationally-recognized clinical outcome measures

The Budge Clinic Internal Medicine physician team includes Agnes M. Szpunar, M.D., David S. Faux, M.D.; Michael R. Francis, D.O.; Jeffrey M. Huffman, M.D.; Robert M. Nash, M.D.; Michael J. Stones, M.D.; and Jeffrey S. Strong, M.D.

Budge Clinic Internal Medicine was one of 56 physician office practices statewide who received the HealthInsight Quality Award.

“We are honored to commend these outstanding physician practices that exemplify the improvement of healthcare quality and outcomes for the residents of our state,” says Marc Bennett, HealthInsight President and CEO. “Their commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery is evidenced by their achievement of this award.”

Beginning in 2009, HealthInsight annually recognizes physician office practices for their effective use of health information technology, patient care management practices, as well as reporting of and exemplary performance on nationally-recognized quality of care measures. The Quality Award aims to promote excellence in health care.

HealthInsight is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to improving the healthcare systems of Nevada and Utah. HealthInsight is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Chartered Value Exchange (CVE), the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), and the Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) in Nevada and Utah.

This clinic is part of the Intermountain Medical Group, which is owned and operated by Intermountain Healthcare.

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