Joshi PCMH Recognition

Joshi Internal Medicine Receives Patient-Centered Medical Home Level 3 Recognition

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Joshi Internal Medicine earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Level 3 for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information…

With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Surgery is the main treatment for melanoma — a dangerous form of skin cancer — but a patient’s insurance could affect whether or not that cancer is quickly removed, new research suggests. After reviewing thousands of melanoma cases, researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer…