Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce
The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce welcomes the following new members:
• Karen Horejs, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown
• Hagerstown Home Depot, 17810 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown
• M&T Bank, 32 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown
• Reeders Memorial Home, 141 S. Main St., Boonsboro
• Target Marketing, 7766 Ewing Blvd., Florence, Ky.
Hahn and Nelson Family Medicine
HANCOCK — The National Committee for Quality Assurance, or NCQA, announced that Hahn and Nelson Family Medicine of Hancock received recognition from the Physician Practice Connections — Patient-Centered Medical Home, or PPC-PCMH, program, officially earning NCQA’s designation as a patient-centered medical home.
A patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that uses teamwork and information technology to transform the physician-patient relationship from a series of disjointed visits into an ongoing partnership dedicated to keeping patients healthy.
Hallmarks of NCQA medical homes are enhanced access and continuity of care; managing population health; tracking and coordinating care; and measuring and improving performance over time. The PCMH program debuted in 2008 and is America’s most widely adopted medical home model and NCQA’s fastest-growing service.
To receive NCQA Recognition, which is valid for three years, Hahn and Nelson Family Medicine met key requirements in these areas: written standards for patient access and communications; appropriate use of charting tools to track patients and organize clinical information; responsive care-management techniques with an emphasis on preventive care; adapting to patients’ cultural and linguistic needs; using information technology for prescriptions and care management; treating chronic conditions using scientifically supported interventions; systematic tracking of referrals and test results; and measuring and reporting performance.
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Fastsigns of Greencastle, a visual communications/sign and graphics solutions provider, recently unveiled a new branding platform with updated messaging: “More than fast. More than signs.”
Jay Sensenig, who owns the Greencastle Fastsigns with his wife, Lois, said in a news release that the company wants people to know that while it is fast, it also provides a wide variety of products, services and comprehensive visual communications solutions to help companies meet their business objectives.
Fastsigns of Greencastle opened in 2011. Originally known as “the next-day sign and lettering experts,” Fastsigns’ business concept has grown from offering banners and vinyl to providing complete visual communications, including window shades, vehicle graphics, digital signage, exhibits and displays, architectural signs, channel letters and mobile websites.
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — The Renfrew Institute program “Water Striders” recently received a $1,000 sponsorship from Waste Management’s Mountain View Reclamation.
The facility, in Upton Pa., has sponsored Water Striders for 10 years.