• Press Release

Mount Sinai and Affiliated Physicians Announce Clinical Alliance

Mount Sinai Health System and Affiliated Physicians announced a formal agreement that will allow both entities to leverage the individual strengths of each organization.

  • New York
  • (January 21, 2014)

Today, the Mount Sinai Health System and Affiliated Physicians, one of the nation's top providers of corporate preventive healthcare services, announced a formal agreement between the two organizations, known as a "clinical alliance," that will allow both entities to leverage the individual strengths of each organization, resulting in the highest levels of quality patient care.  Each organization will remain completely independent of one another.

"This relationship allows us to collaborate with a high quality network of physicians who share our vision of providing excellent care to patients," said Arthur Klein, MD, President of the Mount Sinai Health Network. "In Affiliated Physicians' capacity as an important resource for corporate and executive health, they will be a partner in promoting continuity of care, managing diseases, and improving clinical outcomes."

For more than 30 years, Affiliated Physicians has provided employee health services to corporate clients, including comprehensive physical exams, flu vaccinations, on-site wellness screening programs, pre-placement exams, drug screenings and travel immunizations.

"The primary mission of this alliance is to provide the best possible care to our patients," said Dr. Martin Cukier, CEO of Affiliated Physicians. "Our relationship with Mount Sinai guarantees that patients who need additional specialized care receive that care from world-class physicians, who are among the foremost experts in their fields."

The clinical alliance between Mount Sinai and Affiliated Physicians will allow the latter organization to enhance their role as patient care navigators, offering secure access to a network of highly talented and experienced specialists for their corporate clients should the need arise.  The partnership will also enhance provider communications and improve the overall continuum of care.  For more information on Affiliated Physicians, please visit http://www.affiliatedphysicians.com.


About the Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, over 400 outpatient practices, nearly 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it.

Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: It is consistently ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and top 20 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding and top 5 in the nation for numerous basic and clinical research areas. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

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