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September 1, 2010

Keith Wilson, MD, of HealthCare Partners/Talbert Medical Group Appointed to California's Financial Solvency Standards Board

Media Contact - Bonnie Widerman 310.354.4282

Torrance, Calif., September 1, 2010
Keith Wilson, MD, regional medical director for HealthCare Partners Medical Group and former CEO of Talbert Medical Group, which merged with HealthCare Partners in May of this year, has been appointed to California’s Financial Solvency Standards Board (FSSB). As a member of the board, Dr. Wilson will help the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) appropriately respond to federal regulations that have a fiscal impact on the state’s healthcare system. The DMHC acts as a watchdog over the health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in the state. Dr. Wilson is one of eight appointees to the board.

“I am pleased to join the board at this crucial juncture in healthcare policy and delivery,” Dr. Wilson says. “As a physician, I bring a different, yet needed, perspective to any discussion of the medical industry. We will need knowledgeable and concerned people from a variety of areas of our industry to solve the issues currently facing the state’s and the nation’s healthcare system.”

A board-certified gynecologist and obstetric surgeon, Dr. Wilson earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed his residency at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Drew Medical Center, where he became the chief executive resident. Dr. Wilson is a recipient of the Physician Executive Award of Excellence given by the American College of Physician Executives. He is the current chairman of the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG).

 

About HealthCare Partners
HealthCare Partners Medical Group (HCP) has been named a top-performer six years in a row by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), and has been recognized by health plans and business groups for medical leadership, the high quality of medical care delivered, operational effectiveness, and high rates of patient satisfaction. With more than 1,200 employed and affiliated primary care physicians and more than 3,000 employed and contracted specialists, HealthCare Partners cares for patients in Los Angeles, Long Beach, South Bay, Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley area, the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, and Orange County.  In addition to primary care doctors’ offices, HealthCare Partners provides medical services through urgent care centers, medical spas, and ambulatory surgery centers.  For more information, please visit www.healthcarepartners.com.