Clinic of Welsh Receives 2018 Physician Summit Award

The Clinic of Welsh in Welsh, La., has been named the recipient of the 2018 Physician Summit Award from Louisiana Healthcare Connections for demonstrating a commitment to high quality, accessible care.

The Physician Summit Award is given annually to the healthcare provider that achieves the highest scores in key Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality measures across the health plan’s network.

The Clinic of Welsh, under the leadership of Yvonne Krielow, DNP, FNP-BC, and Amanda Lacomb, MD, scored the highest among Louisiana Healthcare Connections’ 21,000+ provider network in measures like adolescent well care visits, comprehensive diabetes care, cervical cancer screening, and chlamydia screening in women.

“The Clinic of Welsh provides our members with exemplary care, and their commitment to quality is clear,” said Stewart Gordon, MD, chief medical officer at Louisiana Healthcare Connections. “Yvonne, Dr. Lacomb and the staff at The Clinic of Welsh share our commitment to improving health and health outcomes, and we are pleased to recognize their dedication with this award.”