Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s Primary Care Centers have achieved recertification for patient-centered medical home status by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for the period of July 12, 2023, to July 27, 2024. This recertification recognizes the systematic use of patient-centered, coordinated care management processes at each center.
The following NFMMC primary care centers were awarded recertification:
√ NFMMC Primary Care Center (Golisano Center for Community Health)
√ Grand Island Family Practice
√ Lewiston Primary Care Center
√ Summit Family Health Center, suites 200 and 500
A press release stated, “The NCQA's recognition is a testament to the exceptional commitment and dedication demonstrated by the staff and health care professionals at each primary care center. By implementing systematic and patient-centered care management processes, these centers have exhibited a strong focus on enhancing the quality of care, increasing patient satisfaction, and improving health outcomes for their communities.”
NFMMC CEO and President Joseph A. Ruffolo said, "We are immensely proud of our primary care centers for their outstanding achievement in earning recertification for patient-centered medical home status. This recognition reaffirms our commitment to delivering exceptional care and our dedication to putting our patients at the center of everything we do. We look forward to continuing to serve our communities and providing comprehensive, patient-centered health care."
The press release added, “Receiving patient-centered medical home recertification highlights NFMMC's ongoing dedication to delivering patient-centered care and its unwavering pursuit of excellence. By achieving this recognition, the primary care centers continue to uphold their commitment to providing the highest standards of care and ensuring the well-being of their patients.”