Great American Smokeout – November 16, 2017

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Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event.   Use the date to quit or encourage someone you know to quit.  By quitting – even for 1 day – smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life. In Missouri, 22.1% of the adult … Read More

Emergency Preparedness Drill

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On Thursday, October 19, Fordland Clinic conducted a disaster training on the clinic grounds.  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare require that Community Health Centers conduct regular disaster and emergency training.  Our scenario was a motor vehicle rollover accident with 13 victims, some of whom were ejected.  Fordland Police and Southwest Fire Protection District assisted with the training. This was … Read More

Fordland Clinic Earns Silver!

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Fordland Clinic Earns Silver! Each year, the Missouri Primary Care Association acknowledges Community Health Centers who meet or exceed a set of clinical quality measures, set by the MPCA Medical Director Network on an annual basis.  These quality measures focus on such areas as diabetes control, blood pressure control, cancer screenings, and weight management.  This year, 17 awards were presented … Read More

National Women’s Health Week

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Say Yes! to your health this National Women’s Health Week by taking steps toward a healthier you. Led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH), National Women’s Health Week reminds women to take simple, manageable steps to improve their overall well-being. HHS OWH encourages women to: * Visit a doctor or nurse … Read More

Fordland Clinic Earns National Recognition

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  The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Fordland Clinic has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.   The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience … Read More

MO Healthnet (Medicaid) Managed Care

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Mo HealthNet Managed Care Open Enrollment Starting May 1, 2017 MO HealthNet (Medicaid) coverage will be offered through three different managed care plans: MissouriCare Home State Health United Healthcare If you have certain types of MO HealthNet coverage, you need to choose one of these managed care plans by Monday, April 3, 2017 or a plan will be chosen for … Read More

Discount Medications Now Available in Branson West/Kimberling City

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A 63-year-old woman has painful shingles. As her medical provider listens to her concerns, he writes a prescription for an antiviral medication that will help her symptoms and prevent the virus from returning. As his patient leaves, he tells her to make sure she fills the prescription at her local 340b pharmacy, as it will save her a significant amount … Read More

Patient Centered Medical Home

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Fordland Clinic is committed to the concept of becoming a patient centered medical home, and to that end, has achieved Level 3 recognition through the National Committee For Quality Assurance. Fordland Clinic’s second location, Tri-Lakes Community Health Center, located in Kimberling City, Missouri, is working toward designation through NCQA as well. In every day terms, participation means that your care … Read More