Hillsboro Internal Medicine Receives Tier 4 Patient-Centered Primary Care Home Recognition
By Lindsay Coon
| October 25, 2017 |
Awards & Honors
HILLSBORO, Oregon Hillsboro Internal Medicine, a member provider of Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, received Tier 4 recognition from the State of Oregon’s Patient-Centered Primary Care Home program on Tuesday, October 24.
“This recognition is a testament to the hard work of our staff and providers in delivering outstanding primary care to our patients,” said Joe Hardman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Tuality Healthcare. “In particular, I would like to thank senior practice manager Nicole Watson and medical home specialist Tonya Magwood for their tremendous work on this effort.”
A Patient-Centered Medical Home is a team-based health care delivery model intended to provide comprehensive and continuous medical care to patients with the goal of obtaining maximized health outcomes. The Patient-Centered Primary Care Home program is part of the State of Oregon’s effort to fulfill a vision for better health, better care, and lower costs for all Oregonians.
Hillsboro Internal Medicine is a patient-centered primary care home in downtown Hillsboro. Tuality Healthcare primary care clinic physicians focus on the wellness of the patient and coordinate care with a broad team of health professionals.
About Tuality Healthcare
Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU partner, is a leading health care provider in Washington County, serving a market area of 350,000 and growing. Tuality is a nonprofit, community-based organization with hospitals in Hillsboro and Forest Grove, and numerous physician and outpatient clinics. Tuality has a medical staff of 300 doctors and other health care professionals, and is one of the region’s largest employers with a staff of over 1,200. Tuality also provides free and low-cost health classes and support groups for the community through the Tuality Health Education Center.