PHMC received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for both Ambulatory Care accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home certification. With this honor, the PHMC health network's nurse-managed model joins a select group of Federally Qualified Health Centers in Pennsylvania and the country to receive the dual designation. The accreditation and certification recognizes PHMC's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's state-of-the-art health and safety standards.

The Joint Commission conducted an extensive on-site evaluation of the PHMC health network monitoring nearly 1,000 requirement standards to demonstrate how effectively the primary care clinician and an interdisciplinary team work in partnership with the patient to provide comprehensive, coordinated and patient-centered care.

The Gold Seal of Approval applies across the PHMC health network, which includes Rising Sun Health Center, PHMC Care Clinic, PHMC Health Connection, Mary Howard Health Center and Congreso Health Center, all located in Philadelphia.
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