FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKassi Belz, MassMedia Healthcare Marketing
Amanda Arentsen, MassMedia Healthcare Marketing
Dr. Sherif Abdou, President and CEO of HealthCare Partners, Named Healthcare Hero
Medical network’s co-founder honored as top health care professional by Nevada Business Magazine
LAS VEGAS (October 16, 2013) – Dr. Sherif Abdou, president and CEO of HealthCare Partners Nevada, a leading physician-run network of primary, specialty and urgent care providers in Southern Nevada, was among a select group of prominent Nevada health care professionals honored by Nevada Business Magazine at the 2013 Healthcare Hero Awards in September. The annual event recognizes exceptional health care leaders who strive to improve the level of care across the state.
Abdou was named a Healthcare Hero in the Innovator category for the Southern Nevada region. Abdou founded HealthCare Partners with Dr. Amir Bacchus in 1996, and he has worked alongside his fellow physicians and medical staff at HealthCare Partners to lead a positive, lasting transformation of the health care delivery system.
Abdou is a highly respected health care professional known for his innovative efforts within the industry. A fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Physician Executives, Abdou is committed to improving the state’s health care system through the patient-centered Total Care Model. He also serves on several health care committees in Southern Nevada. Under Abdou’s leadership, HealthCare Partners has grown significantly and now has approximately 100 primary care practices in the state.
Every year, Nevada Business Magazine’s Healthcare Heroes Awards recognize 10 health care professionals from Southern Nevada and 10 from Northern Nevada, all of whom receive awards in categories honoring their specific areas of service. Winners are chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges composed of health care executives and state decision makers. A report in the September edition of Nevada Business Magazine honors all of the Healthcare Heroes. A Healthcare Heroes scholarship fund also helps pay for the education of future health care professionals in Nevada.
For more information about Healthcare Heroes and this year’s winners, visit www.nevadabusiness.com/2013/09/healthcare-heroes-2013/
About HealthCare Partners Nevada
HealthCare Partners Nevada is a network of approximately 290 primary care providers and more than 1,700 specialists. With approximately 100 primary care locations throughout Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Pahrump, Boulder City and Mesquite, HealthCare Partners Nevada is committed to delivering the highest quality of care to all of its patients. Through its Total Care Model, HealthCare Partners provides patient-centered, comprehensive primary, specialty, urgent care and hospice care services. Founded in 1996, HealthCare Partners Nevada is an affiliate of HealthCare Partners LLC, a wholly owned and independently operating subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners.
For more information about HealthCare Partners Nevada, please visit www.hcpnv.com.