AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

(Updated April 2018)

Patient Centered Medical Home, Certificate of Recognition Level 3
Nine of NEMS’ twelve clinics have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as Patient Centered Medical Homes since 2013, achieving Level 3 status in 2014. Level 3 is the highest level of recognition possible for patient-centeredness, care management, and continuous quality improvement.

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Quality Improvement Award
NEMS has received Quality Improvement Awards from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) annually since 2014. As a Health Center Quality Leader, NEMS has placed in the top 30% of the adjusted quartile rankings for Clinical Quality Measures among federally qualified health centers across the nation.

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Northern California Achievement Award, 80% by 2018 Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate
NEMS’ high colorectal cancer screening rates were acknowledged by the American Cancer Society at California’s Fourth Annual Colorectal Cancer 80% by 2018 Roundtable.

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Latent Tuberculosis Infection, Certificate of Recognition
The State of California Department of Public Health, Center for Infectious Diseases presented NEMS with a Certificate of Recognition in 2018 for substantial efforts in promoting the testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection.

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Public Health Hero, Dr. Jerry Jew
The San Francisco Department of Public Health has recognized Dr. Jerry Jew, MSO Medical Director, for his dedication, passion and leadership in Tuberculosis Elimination.

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Hep B United Champion Award
NEMS' efforts to eradicated hepatitis B in Asian and Pacific Islander communities were recognized by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Know Hepatitis Campaign and Hep B United in 2013.

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Excellence Awards, San Francisco Health Plan
Since 2005, NEMS has received multiple awards for excellence for our role in the San Francisco Health Plan. These include: Award for Excellence in Quality Care (2005); Platinum Award for Excellence (2006-2007); Excellence in Health Technology (2010); Excellence in Customer Service (2012).