Announcements

Sept, 2010:
Northstar Physicians Network, through Integrity Health Network, is very excited by the addition of our two Medical Directors.  Dr. David Luehr, a family practitioner at the Raiter Clinic in Cloquet, is our Medical Director of Primary Care.  Dr. David McKee, a neurologist with Northland Neurology, is our Medical Director of Specialty Care.  We look forward to the energy and leadership they bring to our team!

Aug, 2010:
Welcome St. Cloud Medical Group to Northstar Physicians Network!  We are excited to have the 47 physicians and 11 physicians assistants and nurse practitioners of St Cloud Medical Group join Northstar.

Aug, 2010:
Congratulations to Relf Eyecare Specialists on their official groundbreaking on their new building!  The first phase of construction should be completed February 2011.

Aug, 2010:
We’ve posted our mid-year Quality scores on our QI page.  We believe in sharing our quality information publicly.  We audit our data mid-year and at year end and sometimes more often.  Year end results are posted and shared by health plans; we also share our mid-year data with you.  Click on Quality Improvement in the Patient Quality box below.

June, 2010:
Northstar Physicians Network is proud of Raiter Clinic and Northland Family Physicians.  Both clinics were recognized at the June 30, 2010 Minnesota Bridges to Excellence Rewards Recognition Event for their significant improvements in disease management.  Raiter Clinic was recognized for Optimal Diabetes Care and Northland Family Physicians was recognized for Optimal Vascular Care.  Congratulations to both clinics!

May, 2010:
Northstar Physicians Network is pleased to welcome two clinics to the network already this year – they are The Lakes Community Health Center and Northland Gastroenterology.  The Lakes CHC is a primary care federally qualified clinic in Iron River, WI.  Northland Gastroenterology is a solo practice in Duluth.

April, 2010:
Northstar Physicians Network and Northland Medical Associates, along with Carenorth have merged to create Integrity Health Network, LLC!

September, 2009:
Northstar is pleased to welcome Dr. Daniel McKee, Northland Gastroenterology, P.A. to its membership.

July, 2009:
Northstar is pleased to announce the promotion of Rachael Nyenhuis to the position of Chief Operations Officer.

June, 2009:
Northstar Physicians Network welcomes two new clinics – Christopher J Wenner, MD, PA in Cold Springs, MN and Rejuv Medical in Sartell, MN.  Dr. Wenner’s clinic is a solo family practice clinic employing the Ideal Medical Practice concept.  Rejuv Medical is a sports medicine and aesthetics clinic owned and run by Dr. Joel Baumgartner.  We are thrilled to have both of these clinics join our network.