Women’s Health Center Receives Onsite Training to Help Under-and-Uninsured
Patricia Bohs, WMCHC’s quality improvement manager, who coordinated the training stated, “This project will be another example of how we truly live out our mission of ‘serving all members of the community with a focus on the underserved and disadvantaged.’” She added, “family planning and women's health are a very important part of our care delivery.”
The educational session was conducted by Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) representatives Carol Nicholas, director of community services and Tracey Palmaioli, reimbursement manager. The four-hour program focused on identifying eligible patients, explaining program guidelines/protocols and reviewing information required for reimbursement.
MFHS is a recipient of Title X federal funds which are used to provide services throughout a 15 county network. Women’s Health Care has been selected as one of MFHS’ contracted service providers as an outreach to patients living in Pike County.
“We contract with likeminded entities to provide funding to see women and men identified as needing services,” stated Nicholas. “We are pleased and proud to be working with Wayne Memorial.”
The Women’s Health Center is part of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers, a federally qualified health center clinically affiliated with Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. The Center is staffed by obstetrician/gynecologists, certified nurse midwives and trained support staff. Patients may call 570-775-8838 to reach the Lords Valley office or 570-253-3005 for the Women’s Health Center main office in Honesdale for further information.
Photo, right to left: Tammy Budnovitch, medical secretary, Women’s Health Center; Janine Posdon, LPN, Women’s Health Center; Erin Lavelle, Medical Assistant, Women’s Health Center; Carol Nicholas, director of community services, MFHS; Tracey Palmaioli, reimbursement manager, MFHS and Janet Miller, CMA, Women’s Health Center.Back