Awards and Recognition
ADVANCING HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR QUALITY
In recognition of Oak Orchard Health’s (OOH) dedication to advancing the quality of care for their patients, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded Oak Orchard Health the Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality Award. Since 2015, this award recognizes health centers that utilized HIT systems to increase access to care and advance the quality of care.
RECOGNIZED PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME
In 2019, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) commended Oak Orchard Health Center on Achievement of Recognition for Systematic Use of Patient-Centered, Coordinated Care Management Processes. Oak Orchard Health – with locations in Brockport, Albion, Lyndonville, Warsaw, and Hornell – was one of the centers receiving this certificate of recognition in all locations. NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home award recognizes improvements in quality and the patient experience, growing staff satisfaction, and reducing health care costs. “Oak Orchard Health has always endeavored to put our patients first”, says Mary Ann Pettibon, CEO of Oak Orchard Health. “It’s great to be recognized for something that has always been a core part of our mission.”
DIABETES EDUCATION ACCREDITATION PROGRAM
In March of 2019, Oak Orchard Health (OOH) achieved the Diabetes Education Accreditation Program from the American Association of Diabetes Educators. OOH believes that we need to treat patients holistically and educate them on what they need to do to maintain good health. Remarked Mary Ann Pettibon, CEO, “Removing barriers to care for our patients is of paramount importance to us at OOH, and we are so delighted that this accreditation will assist us to do just that.”