Baton Rouge, La. – Of the 53 Baton Rouge-area physicians recently
recognized for top performance in patient care by Blue Cross and Blue
Shield of Louisiana, 36 percent were Baton Rouge General Physicians.
“We are extremely proud of our physicians and staff as they continue
to identify ways to improve the health of our community through education,
prevention and timely access to quality care,” said Jeremy Rogers,
COO of BRGP. “These honors reflect our staff’s dedication
to our mission of creating exceptional experiences and value for the people
we serve through health and healing.”
Local BRGP clinic Bella Family Medical was recognized for having the highest
overall score on the program’s clinical quality measures for treating
chronic kidney disease and was awarded Highest Achievement in Kidney Care
2016. In addition, BRGP’s physician and Medical Director
Dr. Brad Gaspard was honored in all four targeted conditions – Diabetes, Hypertension,
Vascular Disease, and Chronic Kidney Disease. He was the only Baton Rouge
physician to achieve top scores in all areas.
Learn about Baton Rouge General Physicians’ award-winning doctors at
BRGPhysicians.com or by calling 225-763-4500.
About Baton Rouge General Physicians
Baton Rouge General Physicians consists of more than 80 physicians and
20 practices, owned and operated under General Health System. BRGP offers
individuals and families throughout the Capital Area top-quality healthcare
in convenient locations from Livingston to Brusly. For more information, visit
BRGPhysicians.com. BRGP is an affiliate of Baton Rouge General Medical Center, the first
hospital in the capital city and Baton Rouge’s only full-service
community hospital with 590 licensed beds between two campuses.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Founded in New Orleans in 1934, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
is a tax-paying nonprofit health insurer. BCBS is a private company, mutually
owned by policyholders, with an independent Louisiana Board of Directors
and no shareholders. For a complete list of the top-performing doctors
and clinics, visit