Rockville Internal Medicine Group, 33-Provider Primary Care Practice in Maryland, Joins Privia Medical Group
64-year-old group to remain in private practice, partnering with the largest high-performance medical group in the Mid-Atlantic
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND (March 2, 2016) Privia Health, LLC (“Privia”), a national physician practice management and population health technology company announced today that Rockville Internal Medicine Group (RIMG), a 64-year-old practice based in Rockville, Maryland, has joined Privia Medical Group (“PMG”) in its Mid-Atlantic market. Privia is one of the largest clinically integrated, high-performance networks in the nation, currently operating in 6 states with over 1,400 providers, and caring for over 3 million patients.
“Health care is an industry which is constantly changing. Here, at RIMG, we have always been at the forefront of these changes. We are excited to partner with Privia Medical Group as it will give us more resources to provide superior level of service to our patients,” said Shishir Khetan, MD, Partner of RIMG.
Founded in 1952, Rockville Internal Medicine Group is one of the premier medical practices in the state of Maryland. As a multi-specialty group with a strong emphasis on primary care, RIMG has succeeded in many performance-based arrangements with insurance companies, including CareFirst’s Patient Centered Medical Home model. RIMG is dedicated to preventative care and managing illness, and it has developed onsite services like laboratory services, comprehensive sleep medicine, pain management, advanced cardiovascular testing, pulmonary stress testing, and musculoskeletal ultrasound to improve patient convenience and to better coordinate care for complex medical patients.
“Over the last 64 years, our practice has evolved from a solo practitioner to a large multi-specialty group while continually providing state-of-the-art, cutting edge medical care to our patients. The next level of integration will involve the coordination of various aspects of medicine, from different specialties and institutions to pharmaceuticals to payers and regulatory bodies. In partnering with Privia, we will have access to resources that will allow us to provide these services to our patients in a cost effective and medically effective way,” said Alan Pollack, MD, Senior Executive Partner of Rockville Internal Medicine Group.
“We at Privia are very excited to work alongside Rockville Internal Medicine Group to develop a more effective healthcare delivery system in the Mid-Atlantic,” said Dave Rothenberg, President of Privia Health. “RIMG is an extraordinary practice, and we’re proud they have made the strategic decision to align with us to better care for patients and to position them for continued success in the future.”
About Rockville Internal Medicine Group
Located in the Rockville / Potomac area, Rockville Internal Medicine Group has cared for generations of Montgomery County families. The practice has 33 providers and growing, and is a leader in the field of modern medicine in the state of Maryland. For more information, please visit: www.rimgmd.com.
About Privia Medical Group
Privia Medical Group, a national, high-performance medical practice, combines technology, team-based care, and unique wellness programs to help leading doctors better manage the health of their populations. Privia Medical Group is a multispecialty practice, with a large number of primary care physicians and medical specialists that manage high cost chronic disease. Our medical group enjoys close partnerships with many leading national payers, with reimbursement programs that reward our doctors for improving outcomes and delivering high value care. For more information, please visit: www.priviamedicalgroup.com.
About Privia Health
Privia Health LLC, based in Arlington, VA, is a national physician practice management and population health technology company that partners with leading doctors to keep people healthy, better manage disease, and to reward providers for delivering high value care. Through its high-performance physician group (Privia Medical Group), accountable care organization (Privia Quality Network), and population health management programs, Privia works in close partnership with forward-thinking health plans and national payers to better align reimbursements to quality and outcomes. Privia’s proprietary cloud-based technology platform, combined with an innovative approach to patient engagement and physician-driven wellness, focuses on building a better healthcare delivery system and creating a healthier patient population. For More Information: www.priviahealth.com.