January 26, 2023, NAPA, CA – The National Committee for
Quality Assurance (NCQA), has recognized the OLE Health Napa Valley Vintners
South Napa Campus as Napa County’s newest Patient-Centered Medical Home as of
January 8, 2023. With this designation for South Napa, OLE Health’s newest
health center, all six of OLE Health’s locations are now recognized as
Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) focuses on
team-based care led by the patient’s “primary care provider,” who can be a
physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant to help build better
relationships between patients and their clinical care teams.
Research shows that patient-centered medical homes improve quality and the
patient experience, increase staff satisfaction, and reduce health care costs.
Practices that earn recognition have made a commitment to continuous quality
improvement and a patient-centered approach to care.
“At OLE Health we believe in putting the patient at the
center of everything we do. This recognition shows that we are succeeding in
those efforts,” said Teresa Shinder, OLE Health’s Chief Medical Officer.
“As the only federally-qualified health center in Napa, we serve some of
our most vulnerable populations, and we are proud to offer the highest quality,
holistic and team-based health care to our clients, regardless of ability to
A core tenant of being a PCMH is helping patients navigate the complexities of the
medical system. In addition to offering a coordinated and
multidisciplinary approach that includes medical, dental, optometry, midwifery,
nutrition, specialist referrals, telehealth, after-hours care, and wraparound
services, OLE Health provides care coordination and case management to ensure
patients get the assistance they need navigating the healthcare landscape.
For more information on OLE Health, visit olehealth.org.
About OLE Health
Since 1972, OLE Health has provided comprehensive care to
all individuals regardless of insurance or ability to pay. OLE’s Health offers
primary care, dental, optometry, and behavioral health services and embraces a
patient-centered model of care. By emphasizing care coordination across
departments, as well as referral and enrollment services, we ensure all the
patients’ health and well-being needs are met. OLE Health has seven clinics
across Napa and Solano County and is the only nonprofit health center in Napa
County. OLE serves 40,000 patients annually and is the second largest provider
of primary care in Napa Valley. Visit olehealth.org to learn more.