WMCHC receives gold award for blood pressure control

Honesdale. The recognition came from the American Heart Association and American Medical Association.

| 29 Nov 2023 | 03:45

Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) was recognized by the American Heart Association and American Medical Association for efforts to improve blood pressure control as part of the Target: BP (targetbp.org) initiative, a national evidence-based quality improvement program. WMCHC’s primary care offices earned a Gold level award based on data verifying that high blood pressure is controlled in 70% or more of the adult patients affected across its nine primary care sites.

Shown representing WMCHC are, left to right, Michelle Corrigan, RN, clinical care coordinator/risk manager; Jo-Ann Sames, RN, supervisor, Forest City Family Health Center; Jennifer Allison, LPN, practice manager, pediatric services; Christina MacDowell, CNM, DNP, practice manager, Women’s Health Center; Kara Poremba, MSHA, BSN, chief quality officer; Erica Brown, chief development officer; Wynter Newman, chief administrative officer; James Cruse, MD, chief medical officer; Teresa Lacey, RN, CEO and Robert Fortuner, CFO.