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Cambridge Health Alliance Named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Pediatric Honor Roll
Posted Date: 11/23/2010

Cambridge, MA...Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a Harvard-affiliated integrated public healthcare system that serves Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston's metro-north region, announced that its Department of Pediatrics has been named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's 2010 Pediatric Honor Roll with Distinction. It is the fourth consecutive year CHA has been named to the Pediatric Honor Roll.

CHA's pediatric department was one of 54 practices honored throughout Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire for consistently exceeding the national 90th percentile performance in five selected preventive and chronic care quality measures.

"This achievement reflects an extraordinary team effort by dedicated clinicians providing exemplary care for a large and diverse population of children," said David Link, MD, CHA's Chief of Pediatrics.

CHA offers pediatrics services at locations in Cambridge, Somerville, Revere, and Everett. More than 25 CHA pediatricians see over 30,000 children each year, and they are accepting new patients.

Harvard Pilgrim is a not-for-profit health plan that provides a variety of benefit options and funding arrangements to more than one million members in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. For the seventh consecutive year, Harvard Pilgrim was named the #1 private health plan in America according to an annual ranking of the nation's best health plans by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)*. For more information about Harvard Pilgrim, visit
* NCQA's Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2010-11 - Private


Cambridge Health Alliance is an academic community health system committed to providing high quality care in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north communities. CHA has expertise in primary care, specialty care and mental health/substance use services, as well as caring for diverse and complex populations. It includes three hospital campuses, a network of primary care and specialty practices and the Cambridge Public Health Dept. CHA patients have seamless access to advanced care through the system’s affiliation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. CHA is a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate and is also affiliated with Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine.