March 16, 2017
Access Health Care Physicians is proud to announce that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has stated that Maria Scunziano-Singh, MD, and Pariksith Singh, MD, have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition (PCMH) for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. Dr. Scunziano-Singh and Dr. Singh have achieved recognition as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home.
The office of Dr. Scunziano-Singh and Dr. Singh is located at 5350 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Florida 34606. Call 352-688-8116 to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Maria Scunziano-Singh is board certified in internal medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She earned her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed her residency training at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. She is a co-founder of Access Health Care Physicians.
Dr. Pariksith Singh is co-founder and is CEO of Access Health Care Physicians. He is board certified in internal medicine. He received his medical education at Sawai Man Singh Medical College in Rajasthan, India. His residency training occurred at All India Institute of Medical Services in New Delhi and Mount Sinai Elmhurst Services in Elmhurst, New York.
The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs. Medical homes foster ongoing partnerships between patients and their personal clinicians, instead of approaching care as the sum of episodic office visits. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the health care system. Research shows that medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs and can improve patient and provider-reported experiences of care.
“NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology and coordinated care focused on patients,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “Recognition shows that Drs. Singh and Scunziano-Singh have the tools, systems, and resources to provide its patients with the right care, at the right time.”
To earn recognition, which is valid for three years, Dr. Singh demonstrated the ability to meet the program’s key elements, embodying characteristics of the medical home. NCQA standards are aligned with the joint principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home established with the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association.
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s Website contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.
About Access Health Care Physicians
Access Health Care Physicians, LLC is a multi-service medical practice consisting of over 175 healthcare providers and over 915 employees at more than 110 locations throughout Florida. Our healthcare professionals provide a wide range of services not only in our offices but within patients’ homes. Yes, we make house calls.
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Access Health Care Physicians, LLC main office is located at 5350 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Florida 34606. For more information call 352-688-8116 or go to www.accesshealthcarellc.net
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