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Kaiser Permanente Announces Partnership with Stafford Hospital

New relationship further demonstrates organization’s commitment to Virginia

January 28, 2014



An external shot of Stafford Hospital of the Mary Washington Healthcare System, VirginiaStafford Hospital of the Mary Washington Healthcare System in Stafford, Va.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has entered into an agreement with Stafford Hospital to offer Kaiser Permanente members access to the award-winning hospital for health care services. Effective Feb. 2, 2014, the agreement provides numerous medical and obstetrical services to Kaiser Permanente members at the newest Mary Washington Healthcare hospital.

“For more than 30 years, Kaiser Permanente has been committed to improving the health and wellness of Virginians,” said Kim Horn, president, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States (@KimHornKPMAS). “This new partnership with Stafford Hospital will allow our members in Stafford County to receive high-quality care close to home.”

Physicians from the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group will provide obstetrical services 24/7 at the 5-year-old hospital. Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians will also provide hospitalists around-the-clock.

“Our nationally recognized physicians are proud to partner with Stafford Hospital, the only hospital in Virginia to earn a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence,” said Bernadette Loftus, MD, associate executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group. “We believe added convenience and high-quality care is a win-win for individuals and families in Stafford and surrounding areas.”

“We are delighted to team with Kaiser Permanente to give Kaiser Permanente members in Stafford County easy access to our health care services,” said Cathy Yablonski, senior vice president and Stafford Hospital administrator.

Further extending Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to the Commonwealth, Virginians in Medicaid and Family Access to Medical Insurance Security can now benefit from Kaiser Permanente’s award-winning care, conveniently co-located services, interconnected use of technology and nationally ranked physicians.

Across Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., Kaiser Permanente partners with leading hospitals. They include:

MARYLAND

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON, D.C.

For more information about how Kaiser Permanente is serving Medicaid enrollees in Virginia, visit kp.org/medicaid/va. For more about Kaiser Permanente’s offerings in Virginia, visit kp.org/virginia.

About Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States region, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, provides and coordinates complete health care services for almost 500,000 members through 29 medical centers in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1980, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is a total health organization comprised of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., and the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C., an independent medical group that features approximately 1,000 physicians who provide or arrange care for patients throughout the area. Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is considered one of Maryland’s “Top HMOs,” according to the Maryland Health Care Commission. The health plan was ranked in the nation’s 20 top commercial health plans and 10 top Medicare health plans — and the No. 1 Commercial and Medicare plan for Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. — by “NCQA Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2013-2014 Private.” For more information about Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, visit kp.org or follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/KPMidAtlantic.