Canopy Health, a physician- and hospital-owned medical alliance, has added Good Samaritan Health System, Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital and Dignity Health Medical Network — Sequoia to its network in the US.
Good Samaritan Health System comprises Regional Medical Center of San Jose and Good Samaritan Hospital. The two hospitals are teamed up with the Santa Clara County Individual Practice Association (SCCIPA).
Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital and Dignity Health Medical Network — Sequoia are part of the Dignity Health network.
Canopy Health CEO Joel Criste said: “Canopy Health is proud of its expanding alliance of top-rated hospitals and physicians.
“The addition of Good Samaritan Health System and the physicians of Santa Clara County Individual Practice Association (SCCIPA), along with our expanding relationship with Dignity Health in San Mateo, creates access for patients circling the Bay, giving our members even greater access to trusted hospitals and specialists.
“We believe this expansion will help our members’ wellness and facilitate improved health outcomes.”
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Following the addition, Canopy Health’s network now comprises 18 Bay Area hospitals in eight counties. These additions have taken the count of physicians from 4,000 to nearly 5,000 in the alliance.
Good Samaritan Hospital CEO Joe DeSchryver said: “This is another great example of Good Samaritan Health System expanding access to the patients of the San Jose community and surrounding areas.
“We are committed to providing excellent care to the individuals we serve.”
Dignity Health Bay Area senior vice president of operations Todd Strumwasser said: “Forging partnerships to increase access to quality care is a key component of our mission.
“On the Peninsula, the quality of care provided by Sequoia Hospital and Dignity Heath Medical Network — Sequoia is unparalleled.”
These additions will have to be approved by the Department of Managed Health Care.