"Mount Sinai strives to provide high quality, accessible care, and we’re pleased that the nationally renowned Mount Kisco Medical Group will partner with us in those efforts." DR. KENNETH DAVIS, CEO & PRES., MOUNT SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM
Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014
The Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG), a multispecialty practice serving Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties in New York, today announced an expansion of their existing clinical affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System, increasing the commitment of both parties to providing integrated and coordinated care for the communities they serve.
The physicians and leadership from both Mount Sinai and MKMG will work together to define and deliver best practices in coordinated and continuous care. The relationship will include clinical service enhancement and coordination, research and education. Mount Sinai and MKMG will also cooperate on developing Centers of Excellence in select specialties. The Mount Kisco Medical Group will continue to operate as an independent entity.
“As an integrated health system, Mount Sinai strives to provide high quality, accessible care, and we’re pleased that the nationally renowned Mount Kisco Medical Group will partner with us in those efforts,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Mount Sinai Health System. “We look forward to working with our new partners at MKMG in furthering our goals of enhancing clinical care, as well as medical education and research.”
“As a leading provider of ambulatory care in the Northeast, MKMG is pleased to partner with a nationally ranked institution to continue providing outstanding, cost-effective care to our patients,” said Scott D. Hayworth, MD, President and CEO of the Mount Kisco Medical Group, PC. “This relationship is consistent with our strategy to partner with best in class institutions as we continue to address the dynamic changes in healthcare.”
Jeremy Boal, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System said, “This collaboration is built on a foundation of mutual respect and a bilateral commitment to the highest quality of care. I am confident that together we will bring additional value to the communities we serve.”
About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven member hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.
The System includes approximately 6,600 primary and specialty care physicians, 12-minority-owned free-standing ambulatory surgery centers, over 45 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island, as well as 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report.
For more information, visit http://www.mountsinai.org, or find Mount Sinai on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About The Mount Kisco Medical Group
The Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) is a multi-specialty medical group that provides the highest quality medical care in 30 different locations throughout Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Founded in 1946, MKMG has grown to over 300 physicians representing 40 different medical specialties with major campuses in Mount Kisco, Carmel, Katonah, Jefferson Valley, Fishkill and Poughkeepsie. MKMG has on-site laboratory and radiology services, as well as endoscopy suites and infusion suites, rendering comprehensive care in one convenient location. MKMG physicians are frequently recognized as Best Doctors in respected publications: 58 of the 293 physicians featured in Westchester Magazine’s Top Doctors are MKMG doctors. Additionally, Best Doctors of America® awarded 79 MKMG physicians with Top Doctor Honors. Visit http://www.mkmg.com/ for more information.