Created on Friday, 10 January 2014 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Mary Rutan Hospital has been acknowledged for its patient-centered approach to administering care.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced the MRH Internal Medicine, 2231 Timber Trail, has received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Home program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated quality care.
The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of care emphasizing care coordination and communication to transform primary care into “what patients want it to be,” according to MRH.
To receive recognition, which is valid for three years, MRH Internal Medicine demonstrated 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 PCMH, which was established with the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association.
“Great primary care is demonstrated by keeping its focus on each individual patient,” said CEO Mandy Goble. “We are very proud of the Internal Medicine team and this accomplishment.
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