1st Choice Healthcare is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). 1st Choice Healthcare has a governing body, composed of volunteers from the communities we serve. At least 51% of the board must be consumers of our services. That means you are always assured that 1st Choice Healthcare centers are
At 1st Choice Healthcare, we embrace and practice patient-centered care and we strive to provide all of our patients with the best possible medical care. We encourage each patient to take an active role in their healthcare. We believe that in addition to helping patients when they are sick, we can and should help guide them in making healthy choices for preventive care.
We are a growing practice and currently accepting new patients. We understand our patients have busy lives, which is why we have extended hours of Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. so you can fit us in to your schedule.
Care is facilitated by Care Coordinators and aided by the electronic health record to assure that patients get the indicated care when and where they need it and want it, in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner.
The diabetes care program provides self management education for patients with diabetes, as well as lifestyle management education, to prevent diabetes not only within our medical clinic by also with numerous community partners.
Our medication assistance program coordinator helps you complete the necessary paperwork. You may need to provide some financial information. In the end, you get the prescribed medications needed to complete your treatment plan or manage your illness.
Patient Centered Medical Home is a partnership between you as a patient and your primary care physician. You are the center of the team which is lead by the physician. The goal is to provide continuous coordinated healthcare throughout your lifetime so that you will be as healthy as you possibly can be.
The VFC program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise by vaccinated because on inability to pay. VFC was created by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 as a new entitlement program to be a required part of each state’s Medicaid plan. The program was officially implemented in October 1994.