Statesville, NC, February 1, 2019 – Piedmont HealthCare’s family medicine and pediatric offices have again earned Level 3 (highest achievable) 2018 Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home standards emphasize the use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement.

“NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology and coordinated care focused on patients,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “Recognition shows that Piedmont HealthCare has the tools, systems and resources to provide its patients with the right care, at the right time.”

The following Piedmont HealthCare offices have been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Program:

Fairview Family Medicine
PHC Pediatrics
Troutman Family Medicine
Misra Internal Medicine
Bartelt Family Medicine
Bellingham Family Medicine
Bright Futures Pediatrics
Foushee & AcevedoFull Circle Family Medicine
Piedmont Healthcare Internal Medicine
PHC Internal Medicine & Weight Management
Joshi Internal Medicine
Lake Norman Family Medicine
Lake Norman Internal Medicine
Seagle Internal Medicine
Mooresville Pediatric & Adolescent Care
PHC Family Medicine
Sailview Family Medicine
Sherlock Internal Medicine
White Internal Medicine

Melissa Haines, Piedmont HealthCare’s Quality Improvement Team Manager says that, “maintaining Patient Centered Medical Home recognition was very important for Piedmont HealthCare. Our primary care and pediatric offices continuously work to create an environment that is focused on improving the quality of patient care. We appreciate this recognition by the NCQA as it distinguishes our practices as a model for improved relationships between patients and clinical care teams. Our commitment to a patient-centered approach to care will continue to be a top priority.”

About NCQA

NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s website (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.

About Piedmont HealthCare

Piedmont HealthCare is one of the largest physician-owned and directed multi-specialty groups in North Carolina and the Southeast. We are committed to providing excellent care for the whole family. We have more than 50 convenient locations and nearly 200 physicians and providers across multiple specialties to provide the most innovative medical care for our community.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call Melissa Haines at 704-873-4277, or email Melissa.Haines@piedmonthealthcare.com.