MemorialCare Health Alliance is led by MemorialCare, a national leader in value-based care and evidence-based medicine with 225 care locations throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties and the largest health system headquartered in Orange County. MemorialCare includes top hospitals – Orange Coast Medical Center, Saddleback Medical Center, Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach; MemorialCare Medical Group, Greater Newport Physicians and Edinger Medical Group; MemorialCare Research, MemorialCare Select Health Plan and numerous convenient outpatient ambulatory surgery, medical imaging, urgent care, breast health, physical therapy, dialysis and primary care and specialty care centers. More than 1.7 million patients access MemorialCare’s primary care, outpatient care and acute care each year.

Distinctions include:

  • Becker’s Hospital Review named MemorialCare as one of the ‘52 Great Health Systems to Know’ in the United States.
  • U.S. News & World Report recognized MemorialCare’s three adult hospitals as among the Best U.S. and/or Regional Hospitals and recognized them forty-one times as “high-performers” in many clinical categories. Additionally, they ranked Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital among the nation's Best Children’s Hospitals for Pulmonary & Lung Surgery.
  • In 2021, Newsweek included Long Beach Medical Center for the third year in its ‘Top 100 Best Hospitals in the U.S.’ list and Saddleback Medical Center in its “Best Maternity Hospitals” list.
  • Orange County Register readers named Saddleback Medical Center and Orange Coast Medical Center among the Best Hospitals in Orange County. And readers of the Press Telegram consistently rank MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center among the very best.
  • MemorialCare Orange Coast and Saddleback Medical Centers each received a top “A” Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group, as recognition for the hospitals achieving the highest standards in safe patient care and protection.
  • Saddleback Medical Center is among the first U.S. hospitals to be certified a Primary Stroke Center and Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center.
  • All four of MemorialCare's hospitals have received Magnet® Designation which recognizes nursing excellence and high-quality patient care.

MemorialCare along with other network partners make up MemorialCare Health Alliance.

MemorialCare Medical Group

MemorialCare Medical Group (MCMG) is an award-winning team of healthcare providers dedicated to providing quality, compassionate care to communities in southern Los Angeles and Orange counties. Addressing the needs of patients of all ages, MemorialCare Medical Group offers a broad scope of multi-specialty services, including primary care, specialty and ancillary care, outpatient surgical services, imaging services and urgent care. In 2021, the medical group celebrated its 60th anniversary of caring for patients.

  • MemorialCare Medical Group includes 1,700 physicians specializing in internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics; specialties like obstretrics & gynecology, oncology, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, surgery and urgent care.
  • A leader in our region in virtual care, MCMG offers video visits, on-demand urgent care, asynchronous telemedicine, chat-based symptom checker, and enhanced remote medical care using the TytoCare medical kit.
  • OC Register readers placed MemorialCare Medical Group among the Best Medical Groups in Orange County and both the Long Beach Press-Telegram and Grunion Gazette Readers' Choice honored MemorialCare Medical Group and MemorialCare Urgent Care Centers as Best Medical Group and Best Urgent Care.
  • Honored as one of the Top Performing Medical Groups in California by Integrated Healthcare Association; rated a consistent Star Performer by the office of the Patient Advocate of the state of California; awarded Elite status by America's Physician Groups Standards of Excellence Survey; recognized as a top medical group in CA by Blue Shield; and designated a premier 5-Star partner from SCAN for delivering high quality care to members.
  • Part of a network that includes four top hospitals—Long Beach Medical Center, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Medical Center, and Saddleback Medical Center.
  • Seven Urgent Care Centers with extended hours and a 24/7 Telephone Advice Nurse Line.
  • Access to myChart online portal allows patients to communicate with their physician, schedule appointments, renew prescriptions, view test results and access medical history.
  • Convenient lab and digital X-ray services available at most sites.
  • Preventive health programs encourage immunizations, disease management, preventive screenings and general wellness assessments.

MEMBER TIP: Please use the provider search tool to confirm your physician's participation. Not all providers affiliated with MemorialCare Medical Group are participating in MemorialCare Health Alliance.

Greater Newport Physicians

Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), an affiliate of MemorialCare, was created in 1985 by doctors who wanted to improve care for the community. This multi-specialty Independent Practice Association (IPA) offers a comprehensive network of primary care physicians, including family practitioners, internists (internal medicine) and pediatricians, plus specialists. GNP and its physicians are well-known in the community for their high level of personalized, private-practice healthcare services and GNP has a 35-year track record of awards and recognition for quality, innovation and outstanding patient satisfaction.

  • More than 130 primary care physicians plus a network of 1,000 physicians representing over 50 specialties.
  • Received the Excellence in Healthcare award from the Integrated Healthcare Association for top marks on quality, patient experience measures, and costs.
  • Recognized as "Elite" status level by America's Physician Groups for achievements in quality of care, patient satisfaction, care coordination and health information technology; named top medical group (out of 29) in CA by Blue Shield; and designated a premier 5-Star partner from SCAN for delivering high-quality care to members.
  • Focused on leveraging technology, including Electronic Medical Records and online patient portals, to improve the quality of care and provide added convenience and access for patients.
  • Innovative health improvement programs and centers to help members manage their chronic and complex conditions, such as the award-winning ACTIVE Diabetes Management Program, the GNP Special Care Center, and the GNP Anticoagulation Center, as well as a broad network of affiliated urgent care centers to provide improved after-hours access to care.
  • A team of care coordinators who provide support to members who have complex conditions that require coordination with multiple specialists, diagnostic testing and advanced treatment.
  • Hospitalist program including nurse case managers for continuity and transition of care.
  • An emphasis on prevention and preventive care programs to help members optimize their health, including helpful reminders of screenings, immunizations and flu shots.

MEMBER TIP: Please use the provider search tool to confirm your physician's participation. Not all providers affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians are participating in MemorialCare Health Alliance.

Edinger Medical Group

Established in 1961, Edinger Medical Group has been caring for the community for 60 years. Specializing in Internal and Family Medicine, the physicians and nurse practitioners provide a compassionate, comprehensive, and personalized healthcare experience that is unlike any other group in the Orange County region. Edinger Medical Group has been consistently recognized as a Top Performing medical group in Orange County for nearly 20 years and is highly ranked for its exceptional quality of care. Additionally, Edinger Medical Group has been voted the OC Register's Best Medical Group for four consecutive years by Orange County residents.

  • Highly trained, board-certified Internal Medicine and Family Medicine physicians as well as board-certified Family Nurse Practitioners.
  • California’s Right Care Initiative Platinum Award Recipient for exceptional cardiovascular and diabetic care.
  • Received the Integrated Healthcare Association's (IHA) Excellence in Healthcare Award - one of only ten medical groups throughout California to receive this honor - and the Align Measure Perform (AMP) Medicare Advantage Award for the quality of care being provided to its senior Medicare Advantage patients.
  • America's Physician Groups' Elite Status for Standards of Excellence Award Recipient.
  • Patient portal access to MyEMGChart allowing e-communication with physicians and access to pertinent patient medical information.
  • 24-hour on-call physicians.

MEMBER TIP: Please use the provider search tool to confirm your physician's participation. Not all providers affiliated with Edinger Medical Group are participating in MemorialCare Health Alliance