GLENDALE, Wis. and DALLAS (PRWEB) September 14, 2020
GAPS Health and North Shore Healthcare today announced that GAPS Health has entered into a Professional Services Agreement with North Shore Healthcare. The intent of the partnership is to enhance the care model in the 71 skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities managed by North Shore Healthcare across Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and North Dakota.
GAPS Health, a Dallas based physician-led organization specializing in Medical Directorships and valued based initiatives for post acute facilities, assisted living, accountable care organizations (ACOs), iSNPs and payers, will partner with the North Shore Healthcare team to improve outcomes and operational effectiveness in patient care, quality measures, infection control, and COVID-19 care.
“At GAPS we strive to enhance and improve the effectiveness of physicians and post-acute providers to better care for the frail, elderly and the chronically ill,” said Jerry Wilborn, M.D., the company’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited about extending our relationship with North Shore Healthcare to all their facilities, working with their physicians and staff to achieve common goals centered around the patient. Our work with medication management leads to healthier patients.”
David Mills, Chief Executive Officer for North Shore said, “Our Medical Directors have always played a critical role in our centers. We believe partnering with GAPS, a physician-led organization, is a critically important piece in our care delivery model. We’re confident that this partnership will result in delivering improved services and quality of care to our residents.”
About GAPS Health
GAPS Health, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a physician-led organization that provides Medical Directorships across the nation. We deliver clinical and value-based programs for post-acute facilities, assisted living communities, accountable care organizations (ACOs), iSNPs and payors. Now operating in over 20 states with licensure in almost all states, our innovative clinical pods focus on enhancing and improving effectiveness of physicians and post-acute providers to care for the frail, elderly and chronically ill including COVID 19 patients.
About North Shore Healthcare
North Shore Healthcare and its facilities proudly serve communities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and North Dakota by offering long-term skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, and assisted living services. With organizational values such as trust, engagement, competence, respect, and passion, North Shore is dedicated to being the right choice for families and employees by establishing a culture that reinforces the values necessary to be the premier health services provider and employer in each of the communities they serve.