Washington, Mo. – Two Mercy Clinic physicians were recently recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The NCQA seal is a widely recognized symbol of quality. For consumers and employers, the seal is a reliable indicator that an organization is well managed and delivers high quality care and service.
Thomas Davis, MD, earned a three-year recognition for providing quality care to patients with diabetes. The recognition shows that Dr. Davis and his staff meet care measures including eye exams, blood pressure checkups and nutrition therapy to help patients manage diabetes and reduce complications from diabetes such as heart attacks, stroke, blindness, kidney disease and amputation. Dr. Davis is a member of Mercy Clinic Family Medicine New Haven, 9513 Highway 100 in New Haven. He can be reached at 573-237-6100.
David Guss, MD, earned a three-year recognition for providing quality care to patients with cardiovascular disease or who’ve had a stroke. The recognition shows that Dr. Guss and his staff meet care measures to encourage patients to keep their blood pressure and cholesterol in control and reduce the likelihood of recurring heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Guss is a member of Mercy Clinic Family Medicine Washington, 901 Patients First Drive in Washington. He can be reached at 636-239-4100.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.