AMGA honored 24 medical groups and health
systems for their efforts in improving healthcare quality. Four organizations received 2019
Together 2 Goal® Awards for their achievements
in diabetes care, and 13 were recognized as
2019 Foundation Stars for their commitment to
healthcare quality as demonstrated by their participation in and support of AMGA Foundation’s
The 2019 Together 2 Goal® Award winners are:
F Best Performance – Basic Track : INOVA Health
F Best Performance – Core Track (Small Group):
Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A.
F Best Performance – Core Track (Medium
Group): USMD Health System
F Best Performance – Core Track (Large Group):
Scripps Medical Foundation
Additionally, the Foundation distributed
13 2019 Foundation Star Awards to member
organizations for their participation in four or
more AMGA Foundation initiatives that focus on
improving health and health care. These initia-
tives include: applying for the Acclaim Award,
AMGA’s most prestigious quality award was presented to
U W Medicine. The 2019 Acclaim Honoree was Lexington Clinic.
Below, the team from UW Medicine accepts the 2019 Acclaim Award.
Distinguished Corporate Partner Award
Pfizer Inc. received the AMGA 2019 Distinguished
Corporate Partner Award. David Hering, Pfizer
Regional President, North America Vaccines with
(center) Dr. Jerry Penso and the Pfizer team.
Left: AMGA’s Kendra Dorsey, senior director, national health campaigns, with
Scripps Medical Foundation’s Siu Ming Geary, M.D., vice president, ambulatory
primary care. Right: The team from PriMed Physicians with AMGA Foundation
President Dr. John W. Kennedy (right).