MDwise recognizes Indiana medical provider offices for outstanding quality and service


17 provider offices honored statewide as Star Performers


Star Performers.INDIANAPOLIS – The following medical provider offices and individuals were recently honored with a Star Performer Award from MDwise, Indiana’s only nonprofit managed health care organization serving Hoosiers covered by the Hoosier Healthwise, Healthy Indiana Plan and Care Select health programs. The selected offices received this recognition for going above and beyond to provide high levels of quality and service to patients.

  • ABC Pediatrics – 6750 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, IN 46324
  • Auburn Family Medicine – 1306 E. 7th Street, Suite A, Auburn, IN 46706
  • Maria A. Darr, M.D. – 317 N. Franklin Street, Greensburg, IN 47240
  • Hammond Family Services – 5530 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320
  • Lisa A. Hatcher, M.D. – 620 W. North Street, Columbia City, IN 46725
  • Indiana Pediatric Associates – 655 N. Broadway, Peru, IN 46970
  • Michael Luongo, M.D. – 929 Ridge Road, Munster, IN 46321
  • New Castle Pediatrics – 1000 N. 16th Street, New Castle, IN 47362
  • Park Lake Pediatrics – 2402 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Plymouth Family and Internal Medicine – 209 E. Jefferson Blvd., Plymouth, IN 46563
  • Premier Healthcare Ridge Medical – 1043 N 1000 W, Linton, IN 47441
  • Raphael Health Center – 401 E. 34th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205
  • Himanashu N. Shah, M.D. – 801 St. Mary’s Drive, Suite 502 East, Evansville, IN 47714
  • Azra Sheriff, M.D. – 9128 Columbia Avenue, Suite A, Munster, IN 46321
  • St.Vincent Joshua Max Simon Primary Care Center – 8414 Naab Road, Indianapolis, IN 46260
  • Grace Walker, M.D. – 476 Buckeye Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804
  • Westside Health Center, Wishard Health Services – 2732 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222

“These offices and individuals exemplify the very good work our provider offices are doing and we are proud to have partnerships with all of them,” said Caroline Carney Doebbeling, chief medical officer of MDwise. “The Star Performer Award recognizes the providers in our network who are exceptional in their delivery of services and are committed to continuous improvement in providing “the Best Care.”
Specific criteria that were sought out when selecting these honorees included achieving measures of clinical performance, best practice implementation, patient outreach and compassion, as well as having a shared passion for quality throughout the office.
To further recognize the hard work of these individuals, MDwise has launched website pages that feature interviews with staff from each honored office. The content of the interviews ranges from what inspires each honoree to how it felt to receive the recognition.

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About MDwise

MDwise is a provider-sponsored nonprofit health maintenance organization offering health care benefits to more than 407,000 Medicaid and Medicare members. Since 1994 MDwise has provided access to compassionate, high-quality, coordinated health care and education to Medicaid members in communities throughout Indiana. Ninety-seven percent of MDwise members surveyed would recommend MDwise to family and friends.

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