King’s Daughters Facilities a Patient-Centered Practice


By: Bailey Watts - bwatts@aimmediamidwest.com



Putting others before oneself, truly does reward.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded KDMS Portsmouth Family and several other King’s Daughters centers as excellent Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). PCMH is a model for care. The patients are at the forefront.

“PCMH recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology and coordinated care focused on patients,” said Lisa Ashley, King’s Daughter’s primary care team leader.

An intent to build better relationships between patients and clinical care teams is the basis of the form. The award signifies that primary care facilities, are doing just that.

This recognition shows the commitment and dedication to providing an improvement in quality within their practice. A patient-centered approach to care.

The NCQA uses evidence-based findings to award their marks of distinction. The organization is a private, nonprofit dedicated to improving healthcare quality.

NCQA recognized nearly 20 King’s Daughters locations as outstanding Patient-Centered Medical Homes. Portsmouth Family Medicine was one of them.

The 17 to make the list are:

King’s Daughters Family Care Center Burlington

KDMS – Central Avenue Primary Care

KDMS – Detherage Family Care

KD Family Care Center Catlettsburg

KD Family Care Center Cedar Knoll

KD Family Care Center Flatwoods

KDMS – Flatwoods

KD Family Care Center Grayson

KD Family Care Center Ironton

KDMS – Jackson

KD Family Care Center Olive Hill

KD Family Care Center Portsmouth

KDMS – Portsmouth Family Medicine

KDMS – Prestonsburg

KD Family Care Center Sandy Hook

KD Family Care Center Wheelersburg

KDMS – Gynecology

“This achievement is at the very heart of our mission and vision,” said Ashley

NCQA is respected for its nationally recognized clinical standards of care. King’s Daughters have exceeded the requirements to be recognized as Patient-Centered professionals.

By: Bailey Watts

bwatts@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Bailey Watts (740) 353-3101 Ext 1931

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Reach Bailey Watts (740) 353-3101 Ext 1931

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