Matrix Medical Network Annually Recognizes Nurse Practitioner Excellence With NP3 Award

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Medical Network, a national leader in prospective medical assessment services for Medicare Advantage (MA) plan members and one of the largest employers of Nurse Practitioners (NP) in the country, has awarded the top 19 of its more than 450 NPs with its annual Nurse Practitioner Level 3 (NP3) recognition. The esteemed NP3 designation is reserved for NPs who consistently perform at the highest level of quality, service, productivity, and teamwork.

In addition to demonstrating exceptionally high productivity and clinical excellence throughout the year, NP3s were recognized for their professionalism, energetic leadership, and focus on quality improvements. Matrix named the following members of its clinical team NP3s: Aldene Codling, Diana Dally, Dawn Wills, Alicia Andrews, Anne Brandberg, Nekole Ecklor, Cynthia Weir, David Workman, Julianne Bellavance, Cheryl Carey, Teresa Dempsey, Pamela Dill, Patricia Golembiewski, Lucinda Jungjohann, Bonnie Lorenzetti, Wendelyn Ruiz, Suzanne Skrypak, Emily Smerilli, and Joni Sweigart.

"Every day, our Matrix clinical professionals see more than 1,500 MA plan members. We do more home and nursing facility assessments in a month than most organizations do in a year," said Matrix Chief Medical Officer, Zachary Gerbarg, MD, CPC. "Our NPs are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the people they visit as well as taking the time to listen to people's concerns, provide health and home-environment safety counseling, and share vitally important member health information with the patients' physicians."

About Matrix Medical Network

Matrix is headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., and provides prospective health assessment services that help health plans provide high-quality care while managing costs. Having pioneered the use of a national network of highly-trained employee Nurse Practitioners to conduct medical assessments in member homes or nursing facilities, Matrix is dedicated to improving the quality of health care in the U.S. Matrix is owned by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a leading private equity investment firm. For more information, visit


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