AUBURN – Auburn Family Medicine, 1306 E. Seventh St., recently was honored with a Star Performer Award from MDwise.

The office received the recognition for going above and beyond to provide high levels of quality and service to patients, a news release said.

MDwise is Indiana’s only nonprofit, managed health care organization serving Hoosiers covered by the Hoosier Healthwise, Healthy Indiana Plan and Care Select health programs.

“Auburn Family Medicine exemplifies the very good work our provider offices are doing, and we are proud to have a partnership with them,” said Caroline Carney Doebbeling, chief medical officer of MDwise. “The Star Performer Award recognizes the providers in our network who are exceptional in their delivery of services and are committed to continuous improvement in providing ‘the Best Care.’”

MDwise used specific criteria in selecting Star Performer honorees, including achieving measures of clinical performance, best practice implementation, patient outreach and compassion, as well as having a shared passion for quality throughout the office.

MDwise has launched web pages that will feature interviews with staff from each honored office. The content of the interviews will range from what inspires each honoree to how it felt to receive the recognition. To read the interviews as they as posted, go online to

MDwise serves Hoosier children and adults who are uninsured or underinsured. MDwise’s services are provided to over 300,000 Hoosier Healthwise, Care Select and Healthy Indiana Plan members in partnership with more than 1,400 primary medical providers and a statewide array of specialists, hospitals and other providers for more information, visit


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