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HMHP Primary Care Practices Earn National Distinction


3/19/2014 12:00:00 AM  
 
Seven HMHP Physician Associates primary care practices have achieved Level III NCQA Recognition. This marks the highest level of distinction for a physician practice. These sites have demonstrated patient centered care focusing on evidence-based medicine and outcome driven results in an environment of teamwork. The practices include:
 
           Austintown Family Health Center (pilot site that achieved NCQA Recognition in May 2013)
           Boardman Complete Family Health Center
           Church Hill Family Health Center
           Cortland Family Health Center
           St. Elizabeth Family Health Center
           St. Elizabeth Internal Medicine Clinic
           St. Joseph Community Care Center
 
These practices are the first and only Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) sites in the Mahoning Valley.
 
In a medical home practice, the doctor is the patient’s champion and the practice is the patient’s “home-base” for health and wellness. Working with the staff, doctors lead and coordinate a patient’s overall care. A patient can rely on their doctor to not only treat current health conditions, but also work with them to plan their overall health and wellness, and if needed, coordinate and monitor care from specialists.
 
For patients, having a “medical home” means better access to their doctor. A PCMH practice offers extended hours and same day appointments to make it easy for patients to get the healthcare they need, when they need it.
 
Click here for a list of HMHP primary care physician practices.


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