The St. John Bosco Clinic earned a 2020 Silver 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 quality care to patients.
The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable health care. The NAFC and its members are dedicated to ensuring that patients receive quality health care. 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.
“We are excited to have received this rating from the NAFC,” said Berta Cabrera, Executive Director of SSJ Health Foundation and St. John Bosco Clinic. “We are committed to providing quality care to those in our community that are medically underserved, and it means the world to be recognized for our hard work.”
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, Enhanced Access and Continuity of Care, Identifying and Managing Patient Population information, Planning and Managing Care, Providing Self-Care Support and Community Resources, Tracking and Coordinating Care, and Measuring and Improving Performance.
For more information on the NAFC, please visit www.nafcclinics.org. For more information on the St. John Bosco Clinic please visit https://www.stjohnboscoclinicmiami.org/patient-services or contact Berta Cabrera firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE ST. JOHN BOSCO CLINIC
Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida the St. John Bosco Clinic opened on July 1st 1992 and has continuously maintained its service to the Miami-Dade community. The Clinic opened as a response to the growing number of underserved and uninsured individuals who lacked access to basic primary healthcare.
Originally situated at the St. John Bosco Church campus in Little Havana, the Clinic’s service delivery grew from one half-day in a small area of a building to its current service of five days per week, nights and weekend access in a large stand-alone clinic. In 2007, the clinic moved to its current location on the campus of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Allapattah.
The Clinic is supported by SSJ Health Foundation, volunteer physicians and support staff. Philanthropic individual and corporate donors, foundation grants and in-kind support from our generous community partners make it possible to serve our community.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FREE & CHARITABLE CLINICS
The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) is the only nonprofit 501c(3) organization whose mission is solely focused on the issues and needs of the medically underserved throughout the nation and the more than 1,400 Free and Charitable Clinics and Pharmacies that serve them. The NAFC has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. Founded in 2001 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., the NAFC is working to ensure that the medically underserved have access to affordable quality health care and strives to be a national voice promoting quality health care for all. For more information about the NAFC, please visit http://www.nafcclinics.org. Follow the NAFC on Twitter at @NAFClinics and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NAFCClinics.