Mountain Laurel Medical Quality Award

Mountain Laurel Medical Quality Award

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Mountain Laurel Medical Center is proud to be a recipient of this Quality recognition.

Annually, Mountain Laurel Medical Center submits a variety of quality and statistical information to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under a report called the Uniform Data System (UDS). Nationally, all Community Health Centers are required to provide this data. The information is used to track national trends in healthcare delivery, healthcare metrics on targeted improvement initiatives, demographics, and a host of other items.
Mountain Laurel Medical Center has been a proud recipient of the annual award for the past 7 years based on data displaying the quality and value of service to the communities it serves.

HRSA accumulates the data into 8 categories and provides an opportunity for a Quality Improvement Award (QIA) to “promote optimization of overall quality, efficiency, and value of the health care services provided by the nation’s health centers and to celebrate their achievements in providing high-quality care.” It’s important to note that these QIA awards “recognize the highest performing health centers nationwide.”
Mountain Laurel Medical Center is proud to be a recipient of this Quality recognition. In fact, we have received the 2nd highest reward in the State of Maryland and one of only two State recipients receiving this recognition for 6 out of 8 measurements. This recognition is an affirmation of the quality care and outcomes we deliver for our patients at Mountain Laurel through the efforts of our entire team.

“Thank you for the teamwork to make this happen, the patient-focused care that we clearly deliver, and your commitment to continuous improvement that made this recognition possible. We are Making a Difference.” Says, CEO Brian Bailey

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Date: September 29, 2020
Time: 1:00pm

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The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a model for the delivery of primary health care in an office setting that is becoming widely implemented across the country as a means to build a reliable primary health care system that delivers accessible, affordable and high-quality health care.
The Patient Centered Medical home provides Comprehensive and Coordinated Care. PCMH strives to meet the majority of each patient’s physical and mental health care needs, including prevention and wellness, acute care and chronic care. This comprehensive care will be coordinated by a “team” of health care staff which will include physicians, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants, nurses, medical assistants, care managers, educators, social workers and the entire office staff working together to enhance the care and service within the office and community resulting in improved clear and open communication among patients and families, the medical home and the members of the broader care team.

PCMH provides for Superb Access to Care. The primary care medical home delivers accessible services with shorter waiting times for urgent needs, enhanced office hours and around the clock access by telephone to members of the health care team. The medical home practice is responsive to patient preferences regarding access.

Patient Centered Medical Home is a Systems-Based Approach to Quality and Safety. The primary care medical home is committed to quality care and quality improvement by ongoing utilization of evidence-based medicine and the use of tools and support guides to improve shared decision making with patients and families and the regular use of practice measurements and monitoring to improve patient care and outcomes while also measuring and responding to patient experiences and satisfaction.

Mountain Laurel has received the highest recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). We are committed to providing high quality, team based, comprehensive and coordinated care for all patients.

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