Awards & Recognitions
The Joint Commission
In 1996, Family Health Centers, Inc. was accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), a prestigious healthcare accrediting agency. The Joint Commission verifies the health center is providing quality care and is compliant with nationally recognized standards and continuously makes efforts to improve the care and services it provides.
In January, 2011, The Joint Commission again verified Family Health Center’s Inc.’s continued compliance with established standards through site audits and re-accredited the organization for an additional three years.
In January 2014, Family Health Centers, Inc. was re-accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC).
Phone: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) (800) 994-6610
Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)
Family Health Centers, Inc. receives Health and Human Service (HHS) funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.”
Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH)
PCMH is a health care setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patient’s family. Care is facilitated by registries, information technology, health information exchange and other means to assure that patients get the indicated care when and where they need and want it in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. This is an added certification that Family Health Centers, Inc. is pursuing through The Joint Commission.
Diabetes Self-Management Education
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognizes Family Health Centers, Inc. as a certified Diabetes Self Management Education Center.
Family Health Centers, Inc. is a Designated Veterans Service Site.