Dr. Jesus Chua Receives Physician Summit Award

Jesus Chua, MD, a family physician in Franklin, La., was awarded the Physician Summit Award from Louisiana Healthcare Connections for demonstrating a commitment to high quality, accessible care.

The award is given annually to the primary care provider who achieves the highest scores in key Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality measures across the health plan’s provider network. Chua scored the highest among Louisiana Healthcare Connections’ 25,000+ healthcare provider network in measures like comprehensive diabetes care, adolescent well care, and adult access to preventive care. Pictured, left to right, are Joseph Tidwell, vice president of network development for Louisiana Healthcare Connections; Bethene Newland, Louisiana Healthcare Connections provider network specialist II; Stewart Gordon, MD, chief medical officer for Louisiana Healthcare Connections; Jesus Chua, MD; and Marlette Chua, office manager.