HHS announces an additional $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 community health centers

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most. These new health center sites are projected to increase access to health care services for over 1.2 million patients. These awards build on the $101 million awarded to 164 new health center sites in May 2015.

1st Choice Healthcare Awarded Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation From The Joint Commission

1st Choice Healthcare, Inc. announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally-recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
1st Choice Healthcare, Inc. underwent a rigorous, unannounced on-site survey in April 2015. During the survey, a team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluated compliance with ambulatory care standards related to a variety of areas, including coordination of care, monitoring for procedures, infection prevention and control, management of medications, and patient education and training.

CAHI receives AFMC Award

1st Choice Healthcare (1st Choice Healthcare) with clinic locations in Corning, Pocahontas, Walnut Ridge, and Ash Flat, has earned a Gold Award in the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s annual Quality Awards program. The Quality Awards are designed to recognize...

Family Medical Center Celebrates 20 Years

1st Choice Healthcare’s Family Medical Center in Corning celebrated their 20 year Anniversary in March 2014.  Ms. Brigitte McDonald, CEO, welcomed guests and spoke about the growth of the facility since its opening in March 1994.    Senator Robert Thompson and...

CAHI Receives Komen Grant

The Arkansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen handed out 21 grants totaling over $1 million to Arkansas organizations. 1st Choice Healthcare with clinic locations in Corning, Pocahontas, Walnut Ridge and Ash Flat was awarded a grant of $39,456 for its program entitled...