Table 2.

Principal Attributes of Patients’ First Medical Group

  1. Strong visionary leadership

  2. Patient centered

  3. Strong support for physician-patient relationship

  4. Strong group, team, and standardization orientation

  5. Extensive involvement and engagement of all physicians and staff

  6. Highly organized change management

  7. Focused

  8. Strong change and improvement orientation

  9. Broad physician sense of ownership and responsibility

  10. Market driven

  11. Data-based, transparent, and accountable

  12. Pride and joy