Outer Cape Health Services (OCHS) announced today that its CEO Patricia Nadle has been appointed to the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (“Mass League”) Board of Directors. The Mass League is a non-profit, statewide association representing and serving the needs of the state's 50 community health center organizations with more than 300 total access sites. Mrs. Nadle brings three decades of experience in executive healthcare management to the Mass League board.
In addition to its member-elected Board of Directors, the Mass League is driven by standing committees focusing on Clinical Issues, Education Offerings, Governmental Affairs and Programming. Nadle will serve on the Mass League Program Committee, joined by Dr. Andrew Jorgensen, Associate Medical Director at OCHS. Dr. Matthew Libby of OCHS has been named to the Clinical Issues Committee while Andy Lowe, OCHS Director of Program Resources Management, and Alexis Keeler, Director of Quality & Compliance, will both serve on the Education Committee.
In Massachusetts, more than 50 community health center organizations provide high quality health care to over 951,000 state residents through more than 300 sites statewide. OCHS serves some 16,000 residents and visitors to the Lower and Outer Cape annually with more than 70,000 patient visits. OCHS operates community health centers in Harwich, Wellfleet and Provincetown offering primary care, specialty and urgent care, behavioral health and dental services, in addition to two pharmacies in Provincetown and Wellfleet.
More about Outer Cape Health Services, Inc.
As a mission-driven organization, OCHS provides access to quality, compassionate community-based healthcare to patients and visitors of the Outer and Lower Cape, regardless of their ability to pay. OCHS is a licensed Medical Clinic of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) designated by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Recently, OCHS was recognized separately by both HRSA and The Joint Commission for being an outstanding community healthcare organization. The Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting performance standards. Learn more at www.outercape.org
More about the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
Established in 1972, the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers ("the Mass League") is the statewide HRSA-designated Primary Care Association (PCA) for Massachusetts, representing and serving the needs of the state's over 50 community health center organizations and more than 300 total access sites. As the state PCA, he Mass League serves as an Information Source on community-based health care to policymakers, opinion leaders and the media and provides a wide range of technical assistance to its members and communities. Visit www.massleague.org for more information.