Accreditation

ncqa-logoNCQA Certifications:  Several of the PrimeMed Medical Group physician practices have received recognition from the Physician Practice Connections – Patient Centered Medical Home (PPC-PCMH) program for evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated and long-term participative relationships.

These practices demonstrate the ability to meet the program’s key elements embodying characteristics of the medical home.  The standards are aligned with the joint principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home established with American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association.

patient-centered-videoKey Program components include:

  • Written standards for patient access and enhanced communication
  • Appropriate use of charting tools to track patientsand organize clinical information
  • Responsive care management techniques with an emphasis on preventive care
  • Adaptation to patient’s cultural and linguistic needs
  • Use of information technology for prescriptions and care management
  • Use of evidence-based guidelines to treat chronic conditions
  • Systematic tracking of referrals and test results
  • Measurement and reporting of clinical and service performance