Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is the largest network of Federally Qualified Health Centers in the state. Our network of more than 90 providers sees more than 44,500 patients a year in eleven Louisiana parishes including: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, St. Charles, Washington, Plaquemines, Tangipahoa, Iberville, Allen and Rapides.
Our mission is simple: to improve the health of the people we serve. We do this by striving for the highest levels of patient care every day. In fact, Access Health Louisiana has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) based upon standards of patient safety and quality. This means that AHL adheres to evidenced-based standards shown to improve quality, health and safety of its patients, as well as reduced costs.
Access Health Louisiana is also a 2018 recipient of a Quality Improvement Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As a health center quality leader, AHL achieved the best overall clinical performance among all health centers, placing in the top 30 percent of the adjusted quartile rankings for Clinical Quality Measures.
Congratulations to the Access Health Louisiana care team at the St. Charles Community Health Center in Luling. They successfully tested 100% of their 440 diabetic patients seen in the clinic in February for hemoglobin A1C levels, a standard set forth … Continue reading