The Children's Clinic is now a Patient Centered Medical Home!

The Children's Clinic received was recognized as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home in June 2015. This designation is awarded after a rigorous application process facilitated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

recognition What is a patient centered medical home? What does it mean for you?
Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) status means that you will be surrounded by a dedicated team of health professionals, working together with you to optimize your health goals using the best evidence-based medicine and resources available for you today. We help empower you and give you the self-management support you need to succeed.

As your medical home we will:
  • Learn about you, your family, life situation, and health goals and preferences.
  • Remember you and your health history when you seek care.
  • Suggest treatments that make sense for you.
  • Take care of any short-term illness, long-term chronic disease and your child's all around well-being.
  • Keep your child up-to-date on all vaccines and preventive screening tests.
  • Coordinate your child's care with specialists, other facilities, and behavioral health providers as health needs change.
  • Provide after-hours access for clinical advice.
  • Notify you of test results in a timely manner.
  • Communicate clearly with you so you understand medical conditions and your options for treatment.
  • Listen to your questions and feelings.
  • Respond to you- and your calls- in a way you understand.
  • Help you make the best decisions for medical care.
  • Give you information about classes, support groups, or other services that can help you learn more about medical conditions and how to keep your family healthy.
We trust you, as our patient, to:
  • Know that you are a full partner with us in your care.
  • Come to each visit with any updates on medications, dietary supplements, or remedies you are using and with any questions you may have.
  • Make a scheduled appointment and keep the scheduled appointment.
  • Work to learn what you can do to keep your family as healthy as possible.
  • Work with us to develop and follow a plan for healthy living.
  • Tell us if you have obstacles to this plan so we can discuss solutions together.
  • Take medication as prescribed.
  • Contact us after hours only if your issue cannot wait until the next work day.
  • Agree that all health care providers are part of the care team.
  • Learn about your health insurance benefits and coverage.
  • Pay co-pays, deductibles, co-insurance and other personal obligations.
  • Give us feedback to help us improve our care for you.