Press Releases

Press Releases

Our latest releases are listed below.

Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Announces Partnership with Brown & Toland Physicians

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (September 4, 2018) – GoHealth Urgent Care, one of the country’s largest and fastest growing urgent care companies, with its Bay Area health system partner, Dignity Health, today announced a new, integrated partnership with Brown & Toland Physicians, a leading network of independent physicians in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

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Expansion of Brown & Toland’s Leadership Team as Company Growth Continues

Oakland, Calif (August 30, 2018) – Brown & Toland Chief Executive Officer Kelly Robison announced today the addition of three executives to its leadership team: Chief Financial Officer Lynn Grennan, Vice President, Business Development Therese Crossett, and Vice President, Human Capital, Elisa Johnson.

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Brown & Toland Physicians named an "Elite" Medical Group for 12th Consecutive Year

Oakland, Calif (August 23, 2018) -- Brown & Toland Physicians again earned “Elite” status in America’s Physician Groups’ (APGs) annual Standards of Excellence survey, marking the 12th consecutive year that the Bay Area independent practice association earned the highest possible ranking in the survey of hundreds of medical groups across the country.  

 As a APG Elite group, Brown & Toland achieved superior results in the following six domains:

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Brown & Toland Announces Additions to Senior Leadership Team

Brown & Toland Chief Executive Officer Kelly Robison announced additions to the company’s senior leadership team today.  

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Brown & Toland Physicians Names Kelly Robison Chief Executive Officer

Oakland, CALIF., — Brown & Toland Physicians’ Board of Directors announced today that Kelly Robison is the company’s new chief executive officer.

Robison, a healthcare industry veteran with 25 years’ experience, including 18 with Brown & Toland, replaces Richard Fish, who informed the Board in 2017 of his desire to step down as CEO. Fish has been with Brown & Toland since 2007 and has served as CEO since 2011.

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Jill Yegian, Ph.D., Joins Brown & Toland Physicians as Vice President of Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives

Oakland, Calif., —   Brown & Toland Physicians, a leading network of Bay Area doctors in private practice, announced earlier this month that Jill Yegian, Ph.D., has joined the company as vice president of Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives.

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Brown & Toland Physicians Named “Elite” Among California Physician Groups for 10 Consecutive Years

At its annual conference in San Diego, CAPG recognized Brown & Toland Physicians as an “Elite” medical group in the organization’s Standards of Excellence survey for the 10th year in a row.

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Brown & Toland Honors Ashok Krishna with the American Heart Association’s Lifestyle Change Award

SAN FRANCISCO – Brown & Toland Physicians, a network of independent doctors, honored Ashok Krishna with the Lifestyle Change Award at an American Heart Association’s (AHA) award ceremony at the Capital One 360 Café.

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Brown & Toland Physicians Generates Savings, Improves Quality for Pioneer Accountable Care Patients for Third Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO – Financial and quality results released in August by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) showed that Brown & Toland Physicians – for the third consecutive year – helped create savings, and improve the care, for Medicare patients in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program.

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Brown & Toland Physicians to Relocate Corporate Headquarters to Oakland

SAN FRANCISCO – Brown & Toland Physicians announced today that it is relocating its corporate headquarters from San Francisco to downtown Oakland. The company plans to move to its new headquarters by April 2016.

Brown & Toland executed a multi-year lease for 60,000 square feet at the Clorox Building, in the City Center complex in downtown Oakland. The company, with doctors, clinicians and patients in San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Alameda and Contra Costa counties, will also maintain a satellite office in San Francisco.

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Brown & Toland Physicians’ Employees Volunteer to Assemble 14,000 Meals

SAN FRANCISCO — Brown & Toland employees rolled up their sleeves this week to assemble at least 14,000 servings of lentil casserole for Meals On Wheels of San Francisco. Almost 100 employees formed assembly lines to fill bags containing the correct proportions of lentils, rice, dried vegetables and Himalayan salt, which Meals On Wheels will distribute to seniors and families during the Thanksgiving season.

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Brown & Toland Physicians Helps Generate Savings, Improve Quality for Medicare’s Pioneer Accountable Care Program

SAN FRANCISCO — Financial and quality results released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) earlier this week showed that Brown & Toland Physicians’ again helped generate significant savings for the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program in 2013 and helped improve the care of the patients in the program. 

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Brown & Toland Physicians honors heart attack survivor Jeffrey Houck with Lifestyle Change Award during Heart Walk

SAN FRANCISCO — After a blocked artery nearly ended his life, Jeffrey Houck swapped out cigarettes, fast food and energy drinks for daily exercise and healthier meals.

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Brown & Toland Physicians’ Participation in Pioneer ACO Helps Generate Savings for Medicare

SAN FRANCISCO — Financial results released today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) showed that Brown & Toland Physicians’ participation in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model helped generate significant savings for the program in 2012.

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San Francisco’s First Accountable Care Program for PPO Patients

SAN FRANCISCO – Brown & Toland Physicians (www.brownandtoland.com) and Cigna (NYSE: CI) (www.cigna.com) announced today a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) initiative to provide high quality and cost efficient care to individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area who are covered by a Cigna PPO plan.

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Brown & Toland Earns Pay for Performance Healthcare Award; Named “Top Performing” Physician Organization by the Integrated Healthcare Association

SAN FRANCISCO – Brown & Toland Physicianswas named a “Top Performing Physician Group” today by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) in its annual California Pay for Performance (P4P) initiative.

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