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What does IPA stand for?

IPA stands for Independent Physician Association

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Daily News MEDICAL ALLIANCE: An independent physician association, the Northridge IPA medical group, has been formed to provide services through Northridge Hospital Medical Center for more than 35,000 San Fernando Valley HMO patients.
an Informedics business partner, has contracted with Practice Advantage, an El Paso consulting firm and administrator for Independent Physician Associations (IPA), to implement the system that will link a number of El Paso County's physician offices, hospitals and insurance companies.
What will happen to these minority-provider networks in a future, of lower fees and greater competition, when their success will stem from their ability to create vertical alliances with hospitals, pharmacies and independent physician associations - which have not traditionally been friendly to them?
Over 600 NTSP physicians will be able to access and share patient health information in real time FORT WORTH, Texas -- North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP), a multi-specialty Independent Physician Association (IPA) serving nearly 600 doctors, announced today that in early 2007 it will begin implementing an electronic medical record system using an integrated data exchange model.
Prior to joining Tenet, he spent five years as an executive at Sutter Health System, including three years as the chief operating officer of Sutter Independent Physicians, a 500-physician member independent physician association.