About Us

About Us

A leader in health care in the San Francisco Bay Area, John Muir Health is a not-for-profit integrated system of doctors, hospitals and other services. We make a commitment to provide the highest quality patient care to our patients every day through the contributions of our physicians, employees and volunteers.

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve with quality and compassion. The measure of our success reflects itself in exceptional patient outcomes, Joint Commission accreditation, recognition for excellence in care, and outstanding patient satisfaction ratings.

Our Facilities

John Muir Health includes two of the largest medical centers in Contra Costa County: John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, a 572-licensed bed medical center that serves as Contra Costa County's only designated trauma center; and John Muir Medical Center, Concord, a 313-licensed bed medical center in Concord. Together, they are recognized as preeminent centers for neurosciences, orthopedics, cancer care, cardiovascular care and high-risk obstetrics.

John Muir Health also offers complete inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and services at our Behavioral Health Center, a fully accredited, 73-bed psychiatric hospital located in Concord.

Other areas of specialty include general surgery, robotic surgery, weight-loss surgery, rehabilitation and critical care. All hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, a national surveyor of quality patient care. In addition, John Muir Health provides a number of primary care and outpatient services throughout the community and urgent care centers in Brentwood, Concord, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.

John Muir Physician Network

The John Muir Physician Network is a not-for-profit medical foundation. The 900 physicians associated with the John Muir Physician Network belong to either the John Muir Medical Group or the Muir Medical Group Independent Practice Association (IPA). These physicians accept all HMO and most PPO insurance plans, as well as Medicare.

The John Muir Physician Network owns and operates 24 locations throughout Contra Costa and parts of Alameda County staffed by the John Muir Medical Group. The Muir Medical Group IPA is a panel of primary care physicians and specialists with offices throughout Contra Costa and parts of southern Solano and southern Alameda counties.

John Muir Medical Group

The John Muir Medical Group is a group of over 100 primary care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. It is composed of pediatricians, family practitioners, and internal medicine physicians providing primary care services to John Muir Health patients.

This group is the exclusive provider of urgent care services for John Muir Health and, in conjunction with the John Muir Physician Network, operates four conveniently located urgent care centers in Contra Costa County.

Muir Medical Group, IPA, Inc.

Muir Medical Group IPA, Inc. (Independent Practice Association) is a group of over 200 independent primary care and over 600 specialists who have joined together to provide medical services to John Muir Health patients. Most physicians who participate in the IPA provide services at our medical centers.

John Muir Health Medicare ACO

John Muir Health is participating in Medicare’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program. Our participation is one way we’re working to improve coordinated care for our Medicare Fee-for-Service patients.

We believe in doing what is best for our patients to provide a quality patient experience, help them improve coordination of their health and avoid unnecessary hospitalizations. Through participation in an ACO, groups of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers, coordinate high quality care to our patients at the right time and in the right setting.

For general questions or additional information about Accountable Care Organizations, please visit www.medicare.gov/acos.html or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.


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