North Texas Vision Source Members Now Provide Optometric Care for USMD’s Integrated Health System
KINGWOOD, Texas (November 12, 2014) –Texas-based optometric alliance Vision Source announced today that its North Texas area members are joining forces with USMD, a physician-led integrated health system, to provide an enhanced level of collaborative care for USMD patients.
“On behalf of Vision Source, we look forward to our relationship with USMD to provide patients with an optimal health care solution by delivering the highest level of vision and eye care services,” says Vision Source President and CEO, Jim Greenwood. “There is a significant need to improve population health in Texas, and this innovative collaboration ensures that we address the rising demand for preventative care and solutions for the management and treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes.”
USMD develops, operates, and manages entities that deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and hospital-based healthcare to patients. All USMD primary care clinics have earned Level 3 re-accreditation from the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Program, a recognition program that is part of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The award highlights USMD’s evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated patient care and long-term patient relationships.
“Partnering with Vision Source allows for an innovative approach to collaborative care to be more accessible to our growing patient base,” says Bryan Demarie, M.D., and medical director of USMD SeniorCare. “Through the Vision Source network of optometric clinicians, USMD will continue to bring the high-quality, comprehensive and personalized care that every patient deserves.”
About Vision Source
Founded in 1991, Vision Source is North America’s largest network of independent optometrists consisting of 3,600+ key, eye care industry influencers. The clinicians in the Vision Source network enjoy a wide range of innovative technologies, practice management tools, marketing, and unsurpassed purchasing power. Leveraging these tools, the clinicians offer comprehensive eye examinations to their patients delivering an industry leading patient experience. For more information, call 888-558-2020 or visit www.visionsource.com .
About USMD Holdings, Inc.
USMD is a publicly held (NASDAQ: USMD), physician-led, integrated health system committed to exemplary patient care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in just under 20 different specialties at its two hospitals, six cancer treatment centers and nearly 70 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty. All 26 of USMD’s primary care clinics have been accredited by the Patient-Centered Medical Home Program, a recognition program that is part of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. This recognition means that USMD’s primary care clinics successfully display and utilize evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated patient care and long-term patient relationships. For more information about USMD, visit www.usmd.com.