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Mount Vernon Health Center Network Receives Recognition
Thursday, 01 March 2018 16:02

Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network Receives Recognition of Exemplary Service and Commitment to Quality Health Care

Mount Vernon, NY (March 1, 2018) The Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network (MVNHC) is proud to announce it has received a certificate of achievement in recognition of exemplary service and commitment to quality health care from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

The 2017 Quality Improvement Award was presented to MVNHC for best overall clinical performance among all health centers, placing in the top 30 percent of the adjusted quartile rankings for Clinical Quality Measures.

"This recognition as a Health Center Quality Leader, from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) reaffirms our value to our patients, families and community," said Opal Dunstan, CEO of the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network, Yonkers Community Health Center and Greenburgh Health Center.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable.

About: Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network

The MVNHC Network consists of three federally qualified Joint Commission accredited community health centers. The Center was one of the first community health centers to receive accreditation with commendation by the Joint Commission. The Center is accredited as a primary Care Medical Home. The Health Center was established in 1973 and provides comprehensive, patient-centered health care services to approximately 84,000 registered patients annually and 250,000 annual encounters. The ethnically diverse staff of 350, is committed to meeting the community’s medical and dental needs through the provision of comprehensive, quality and affordable health care. For more information please contact the Network at 914-699-7200 ext. 592

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