Collinsville, OK – Arubah Community Clinic earned a 2023 Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards Program. By self-attesting that the organization has certain policies and procedures in place, it is able to highlight its commitment to providing care to patients.
The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinic’s mission is building healthy communities for all through quality, equitable, accessible healthcare. The NAFC and its members are dedicated to ensuring that patients receive access to quality healthcare. To quantify and qualify the care provided at the Free and Charitable Clinic network, the NAFC formalized a set of Quality Standards for member organizations.
“From the beginning, Arubah Community Clinic (ACC) has strived to provide quality care with dignity for those unable to access healthcare.” stated Hilary Nicholson, founder of ACC. “Our medical staff all have a heart to serve and go above and beyond to meet the needs of our patients.”
NAFC Members voluntarily submit information to the NAFC on the various policies and procedures in place to attain their standards rating and attest/pledge that they successfully incorporate these standards within their organization.
NAFC Quality Standards elements include policies and procedures related to the following areas: Administrative, Clinic/Pharmacy Responsibilities, Credentialing and Privileging Systems, Patient Care and Risk Management Systems.
About Arubah Community Clinic
Arubah Community Clinic provides free medical and dental care to the uninsured, who otherwise would have no access to care.