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Sunday, June 15, 2014
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SAINT GABRIEL, LA —The St. Gabriel Health Clinic, Inc.’s Monticello satellite office was awarded recognition today by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, or NCQA, an independent accrediting body that certifies a wide range of health care organizations.
The Patient-Centered Medical Home award combines input from the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians and other expert groups to recognize medical practices that provide high-quality, patient-centered, coordinated care, and support access, communication and patient involvement.
The NCQA recognition also highlights the vital role clinicians play in advancing quality health care. Linked to this award are nurse practitioners Lisa Robertson-Poitier, NP, a sixteen-year veteran who leads the office’s in-house clinical team, and clinical consultant Grace Dinvaut, FNP.
St. Gabriel Health Clinic CEO, Victor C. Kirk, M.Ed., praised the work of his entire staff in achieving the prestigious four-year recognition and noted the contributions of Chief Operations Officer, Marilyn Antwine, a health records and practice management expert.
NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane said that by earning this recognition, clinicians Robertson-Poitier and Dinvaut "demonstrated that they provide effective, evidence-based care to their patients."
Added O'Kane, "Recognition shows that the St. Gabriel Health Clinic, Inc. has tools, systems and resources to provide its patients with the right care at the right time."
For more information about the St. Gabriel Health Clinic, Inc., and its satellite locations, contact Victor C. Kirk, M.Ed., at: (225) 642-9676.
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