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Jan 4, 2012

First Choice Healthcare's Quality is Highlighted on National Website


This resource shows how participating Albuquerque medical groups are performing in specific measures for diabetes care, cardiovascular care, asthma care and screening for breast and cervical cancers. This year’s report also includes information about how well blood sugar and cholesterol levels are controlled for patients with diabetes, how well high blood pressure is controlled with patients with high blood pressure and how well cholesterol is controlled for cardiovascular patients.
The Albuquerque Coalition for Healthcare Quality (http://www.abqhealthcarequality.org/), which includes local hospitals, health plans, health care providers, employers and consumers, is leading the local Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) initiative (http://www.rwjf.org/qualityequality/af4q/) to improve the quality of health and health care in our community. Participation in this effort and Medical Group Snapshot is voluntary. First Choice Community Healthcare is a proud participant in the Albuquerque Coalition for Healthcare Quality’s AF4Q work and this report.
Visit the report at: http://www.abqhealthcarequality.org/reporting/medicalgroups/.

Our Patient-Centered Healthcare Home makes you feel welcomed and cared for by a team that:

  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income

First Choice Community Healthcare is a 501 c3 non-profit, community-based health center system that provides access to quality, patient-centered, comprehensive health care to all people who need it -- regardless of ability to pay. We are a health center grantee under 42 USC 245b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 USC 233 (g)-(n).

 

 


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