Angola, Ind. – Tuesday, March 1, 2011 — Watkins Family Practice has joined Parkview Physicians’ Group (PPG). A physician-led and physician-governed division of Parkview Health, PPG was developed in 2009 to enhance the delivery of quality health care services. PPG currently has more than 200 providers.
Watkins Family Practice is located in Angola and includes:
Dr. David P. Watkins
Dr. Larry E. Watkins
“Watkins Family Practice is looking forward to a great working relationship with Parkview Health, and we are committed to continuing to provide excellent care to patients and their families,” said Dr. David Watkins.
The new arrangement will provide opportunities for more cost-effective quality care through the shared efficiencies of a larger practice.
“We’re pleased to have Watkins Family Practice join Parkview Physicians’ Group as we continue to work to provide needed services to patients throughout the region,” said Dr. James Stapel, chief medical officer, Parkview Physicians’ Group. “This partnership is a positive step as we provide healthcare services that are in demand.”
Watkins Family Practice will practice as Parkview FirstCare-Watkins Family Practice, a member of Parkview Physicians’ Group.
PPG physicians are not limited to practicing at Parkview facilities. Operation under the new agreement begins today.