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September 12

Local Community Health Center receives awards for quality care

LCH Recognized for Community Health Quality

KENNETT SQUARE, PA (September 12, 2022) - LCH Health and Community Services received 4 Community Health Quality Recognition awards and was once again recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home in 2022. LCH’s Chief Executive Officer, Ronan W. Gannon commented, “Everyone at LCH takes part in our efforts to provide high quality healthcare, resources, and social services to our patients. We are proud of our LCH team for their dedication to serving our community”.

The Community Health Quality Recognition badges recognize Health Centers that have made notable quality improvement achievements in the areas of access, quality, health equity, health information technology (HIT), and COVID-19 public health emergency response for the most recent UDS reporting period.

LCH received the following community health quality awards from HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration): Access Enhancer, Addressing Social Risk Factors, Advancing HIT For Quality, and Health Disparities Reducer. “LCH provides accessible, integrated, and equitable healthcare for everyone in our community. We help our patients say, ‘yes’ to a healthier and happier life!” said Kate Wickersham, Director of Development.

Left to Right- Medical Assistant: Monse Balbuena, Medical Director: Joseph Greco, Patient Advocate: Nefta Erroa, Registered Nurse: Maria Ortiz, CEO: Ronan Gannon, Director of Development: Kate Wickersham, Member Relations Specialist: Luz Gonzalez

 

About LCH:

LCH (LCH Health and Community Services) is a diverse, dynamic health care and patient services team that is dedicated to helping adults, teens, and children to stay healthy. LCH believes in quality, integrated, person-centered care that supports health and well-being for all. Founded in 1973, LCH has been changing lives for almost fifty years. LCH accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance. Insurance or no insurance, LCH will take care of you. LCH evaluates our patients to determine their eligibility for discounted services. Our sliding scale fees are based on patient’s income and family size. LCH doesn’t turn anyone away due to inability to pay. www.LCHcommunityhealth.org

About HRSA:

The Health Resources and Services Administration is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services located in North Bethesda, Maryland. It is the primary federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.