Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s Primary Care Centers Achieve Recertification for Patient-Centered Medical Home Status

July 18, 2023

Niagara Falls, NY — Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) is proud to announce that its Primary Care Centers have achieved recertification for Patient-Centered Medical Home status by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for the period of July 12, 2023, to July 27, 2024. This recertification recognizes the systematic use of patient-centered, coordinated care management processes at each center.

The following NFMMC Primary Care Centers have been awarded recertification:

  *   NFMMC Primary Care Center (Golisano Center for Community Health)

  *   Grand Island Family Practice

  *   Lewiston Primary Care Center

  *   Summit Family Health Center, Suites 200 & 500

The NCQA’s recognition is a testament to the exceptional commitment and dedication demonstrated by the staff and healthcare professionals at each primary care center. By implementing systematic and patient-centered care management processes, these centers have exhibited a strong focus on enhancing the quality of care, increasing patient satisfaction, and improving health outcomes for their communities.

“We are immensely proud of our Primary Care Centers for their outstanding achievement in earning recertification for Patient-Centered Medical Home status,” said Joseph A. Ruffolo, NFMMC CEO and President. “This recognition reaffirms our commitment to delivering exceptional care and our dedication to putting our patients at the center of everything we do. We look forward to continuing to serve our communities and providing comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare.”

Receiving Patient-Centered Medical Home recertification highlights NFMMC’s ongoing dedication to delivering patient-centered care and its unwavering pursuit of excellence. By achieving this recognition, the primary care centers continue to uphold their commitment to providing the highest standards of care and ensuring the well-being of their patients.


Founded in 1895, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) has a long tradition of serving the Niagara community. NFMMC’s hospital and primary stroke program are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, and its primary care network is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Memorial’s inpatient services include a cardiac/stroke unit, a medical–surgical unit, an ICU, a Labor and Delivery unit, and an Adult Inpatient Psychiatry unit, the only one of its kind in Niagara County. Memorial serves as a Center for Community Health by operating five primary care centers, a large outpatient adult mental health clinic, a Health Home, and several innovative community-based services.   Thanks to a partnership with Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, and Erie County Medical Center, NFMMC operates the only cardiac catheterization laboratory in Niagara County. Memorial is also home to the Golisano Medical Oncology Center, which operates in collaboration with Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center.

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