Dr. Anne Walentik Receives Annual Summit Award for Excellence in Care

February 11, 2021 7:00 AM EST

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ST. LOUIS, Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Home State Health in collaboration with its parent company, Centene Corporation, has recognized Dr. Anne Walentik, M.D. Pediatrics and Internal Medicine with a national award that acknowledges the extraordinary efforts she has made to provide quality pediatric care and clinical excellence to Home State Health members.

Practitioners are selected each year for the Summit Award for Excellence in Care based on their exemplary performance in a number of quality measures.

Dr. Walentik has been in practice for more than 6 years. She is focused on the pediatric patients through Danis Pediatrics (SLUCare) as well as SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.  Working in partnership with Home State health, she established collaborative meetings to identify members who may need additional contact. The dedicated team at Danis Pediatrics, then performed outreach to members to schedule well visits. The outreach resulted in improved HEDIS care measures from January 2020 to May 2020, even with the COVID 19 pandemic.

"We are pleased to honor Dr. Walentik with Home State Health's annual Summit Award for Excellence in Care for her commitment to improving the many lives she touches in the University City community. It is an achievement well-deserved for a champion of exceptional patient care," said Nathan Landsbaum, president and CEO for Home State Health.

"With the Summit Award for Excellence in Care, we thank Dr. Walentik for her dedication to improving healthcare outcomes. Her service to our members represents the best in quality medical care," said Megan Barton, senior vice president of medical management for Home State Health.

About Home State HealthHome State Health is a Care Management Organization that serves the needs of Missourians through a range of health insurance solutions. Home State Health serves the Medicaid population in partnership with MO HealthNet. The organization also focuses on under-insured and uninsured individuals through its federal insurance marketplace plan, Ambetter. Additionally, Home State Health provides insurance for the Medicare population through a Medicare Advantage plan, Allwell. Home State Health exists to improve the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Home State Health is owned by a joint venture of Centene Corporation and Missouri Community Health Access. Centene Corporation, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise. For more information, visit www.homestatehealth.com.

 

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