NCQA PCMH sealSouthern Regional AHEC Family Medicine Center in Fayetteville has been recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Commission on Quality Assurance. NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality.

NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website ( contains information to help consumers, employers, and others make more informed healthcare choices.

“NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology, and coordinated care focused on patients,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “Recognition shows that Southern Regional AHEC Family Medicine Center has the tools, systems, and resources to provide its patients with the right care, at the right time.”

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Southern Regional AHEC Family Medicine Center has been serving the Cumberland County community for 45 years and is accepting new patients.