Hard Work Pays Off For CMC With Recognition From Federal Government
2021 0 2225
Health Resources and Services Administration cites high-quality work on behalf of patients
Community Medical Centers has received recognition in the annual Quality Improvement Awards from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the quality of care it provides to patients.
“A lot of people worked very hard to make this happen,” CMC Chief Executive Officer Christine Noguera said. “Community Medical Centers is always striving to ensure that everyone in the areas we serve has access to high-quality medical, dental and behavioral healthcare. It’s a great feeling to receive recognition for all of our diligent efforts.”
CMC was honored with an Advancing Health Information Technology for Quality award, as well as receiving recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home. The Health Information Technology award is given to health centers whose technology upgrades increased patients’ access to care and improved quality of care. The Patient Centered Medical Home recognition honors health centers that excel in the holistic care of their patients.
“These badges show that we have continued to be a Patient Centered Medical Home and offer high-quality care and service to our patients, even during the pandemic,” CMC Director of Quality Improvement Alyssa Arismendi-Alvarez said. “We have also come a long way with data integrity and optimizing Health Information Technology services that advance telehealth, patient engagement, and the assessment of the social determinants of health, enabling us to increase our patients’ access to care.”