Apurva Shah, MD, MPH, and His Team Receive Renewal of Recognition Status for Their Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Spring Hill & Pinellas County, Florida (December 20, 2019)– Access Health Care Physicians®, LLC, is proud to announce that Apurva Shah, MD, MPH, internal medicine physician, and his team have achieved renewal recognition under the National Committee for Quality Assurance PCMH Recognition Program.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance will list Dr. Shah and his location on its website with a recognition seal. Dr. Shah and his team practice at 13220 Belcher Boulevard, Unit 11, Largo, Florida. Call 727-533-2247 to schedule an appointment. New patients are always welcome.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) reviewed the submission, and the practice 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.

Earning PCMH recognition is a distinction in which a practice can take pride. 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 reduced cost. Medical Homes foster ongoing partnership between patients and their personal clinicians, instead of approaching care as a sum of episodic office visits. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the healthcare system. Research shows that Medical Homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs and can improve patient and provider reported experiences of care.

 

About Apurva Shah, MD, MPH

Apurva Shah, MD, MPH holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of South Florida. He has extensive training in geriatrics, hypertension, diabetes, heart failure and obesity. He received his initial Bachelor of Medicine and surgery degree from the University Mumbai, India. He then came to the United States to continue his education and Dr. Shah spent one year working with several renowned physicians at Moffitt Cancer & Research Center. Thereafter he traveled to New York and received his medical degree from Our Lady of Mercy Medical College. Dr. Shah’s diverse background and education has provided him the opportunity to become fluent in English, Hindi, and Guajarati.

To learn more about Dr. Shah, click here

 

About the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s website (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.

 

About Access Health Care Physicians, LLC

Access Health Care Physicians, LLC is a multiservice medical practice consisting of over 200 healthcare providers and over 1,200 employees at more than 89 locations throughout Florida. Our healthcare professionals provide a wide range of services.

Our medical services include:

  • Comprehensive Diabetes Care Clinic
  • Blood Draws
  • Holter Monitor
  • Physical Therapy and Rehab
  • Vascular Study
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Echocardiogram/EKG
  • Carotid Doppler
  • Venous Doppler
  • Arterial Doppler
  • Ultrasound
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Anodyne Treatment
  • Treatment of injuries resulting from automobile accidents including soft tissue injuries

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, visit us at ahcpllc.com or like us on Facebook.

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