Faith Community Health Receives ANCA Silver Rating | Local News
Faith Community Health was honored by the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics for its work in providing quality health care to area residents who cannot afford health insurance and other health needs. Health care.
The NAFC has awarded the organization its 2022 silver rating based on a set of quality standards.
“NAFC is a true partner of Faith Community Health and thousands of other clinics like us,” FCH Acting Chief Executive Officer Anne McGregor said in a press release. “We are very proud of our team and the work they do day in and day out to provide quality care to our patients. The rating is a signal to us that we are going in the right direction and that we are doing it with distinction.
The NAFC quality standards used to review clinics for honor include procedures in five different categories:
Administrative – Financial and legal matters, human resources and governing bodies
Clinic/Pharmacy Responsibilities – Hours of Operation, Eligibility, Services, Patient Care
Accreditation and privilege systems – Maintenance of personnel licenses and certification
Patient care – Medical records, triage policies, tracking systems, access to medications, referrals
Quality measurement and improvement – How departments work together to improve overall service
The ANCA Survey is a voluntary program for free and charitable clinics.
“Our relationship with ANCA has provided resources and project funding opportunities that have allowed us to comprehensively treat our patients and expand health care in our community,” said FCH Founder, The Dr. Heather Lyons-Burney, in a statement.
Learn more about FCH at faithcommunityhealth.org.