Local doctor receives Annual Physician Summit Award

Home State Health, in collaboration with its parent company, Centene Corporation, has recognized Assad Shaffiey, MD, a Board Certified Pediatrician and Primary Care Physician at TLC Pediatrics in Sedalia with a national award for clinical excellence.

Practitioners are selected each year for the Summit Award for Excellence in Care based on their exemplary performance in a number of quality measures. The Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare has sponsored this annual award since 2008.

“We are proud to honor Dr. Assad Shaffiey with the 2015 Summit Award for Excellence in Care for his commitment to improving the many lives he touches in the Sedalia community. It is an achievement well-deserved for a champion of exceptional patient care,” said Shannon Bagley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Home State Health.

Shaffiey was recognized during an award luncheon hosted by Home State Health at TLC Pediatrics at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. TLC Pediatrics is located at 2925 Clinton Road in Sedalia.

“With the Summit Award for Excellence in Care, we thank Dr. Shaffiey for his dedication to healthcare outcomes improvement. His service to our members represents the best in quality medical care,” said Wendy Faust, Vice President of Medical Management at Home State Health.

For more information, visit www.homestatehealth.com.

Sedalia Democrat
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