Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN)
What is a Clinically Integrated Network?
Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN) is a physician-led, pediatric-focused clinically integrated network committed to delivering high-quality, coordinated, cost-effective pediatric care.
PCCN has grown to include more than 85% of Maricopa County’s pediatricians and 80% of the area’s pediatric subspecialists. In total, PCCN includes over to 1,200 pediatric providers, all of them committed to improving the quality of care available to Arizona’s children.
Phoenix Children’s Care Network began its development process in the spring of 2012 with the formation of a Physician Advisory Council (PAC) comprised of key stakeholders, including 24 physicians from Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and various independent pediatric practices from the greater Phoenix area.
The PAC was charged to collaborate with Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) in evaluating organizational structures that would position PCH and its physician partners to be successful in the ever-changing health care environment.
The PAC determined that the formation of a pediatric-focused, Clinically Integrated Network (CIN) would provide the most flexibility for whatever future state ultimately prevailed. In February 2013, the CIN journey formally kicked off with the formation of Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN) as a wholly owned subsidiary of PCH. The initial Board of Managers (BOM) and supporting Quality, Finance, and Utilization and Network Committee was seated shortly thereafter.