First MedCare has been awarded with NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Award
For Immediate Release:
First MedCare, Inc. - is a top-rated multi-specialty medical practice offering a high quality care for patients in Brooklyn, has been awarded NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered practices that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.
To earn recognition, which is valid for three years, First MedCare Inc. demonstrated the ability to meet the program’s key elements, embodying characteristics of the medical home. NCQA standards aligned with the joint principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home established with the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association.
Having this particular membership, allows First MedCare Inc. to be a role model of primary care in New York City, by combining a dedicated teamwork, strategy and modern information technology to improve overall patient care at reduced cost. This award enables us to showcase our expertise in primary care by further extending our reach into the general public. It perfectly aligns our mission with the current state of healthcare, where the population of Brooklyn is in the greatest need of affordable and professional medical care on demand.
About The National Committee for Quality Assurance (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 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s Web site (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.
About First MedCare Inc.
First MedCare Inc. is a top-rated multi-specialty medical practice offering top-quality care for patients in Canarsie, Brooklyn, and throughout the New York City metropolitan region. The practice offers a broad array of services and treatment options to enable patients to receive a full spectrum of care in one convenient location. At the state-of-the-art facility on Flatlands Avenue, patients can enjoy the most advanced treatment options for dental care, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Pain Medicine, Physical Therapy, Podiatry, Psychology, Pulmonology, Urology and recently opened Urgent Care in collaboration with NYCH.