Dave’s Mercado Pharmacy to become Neighborhood Family Practice Pharmacy

Dave’s Supermarket, Inc. and Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP) are pleased to announce that NFP has acquired the Dave’s Mercado Pharmacy (3565 Ridge Road, Cleveland) which will begin operating as Neighborhood Family Practice Pharmacy in early January 2019. The pharmacy will be expanded and remodeled and will provide increased benefits for NFP patients, Dave’s customers and the surrounding community including expanded hours and additional services.

Act Quick: 2019 Marketplace Health Insurance Enrollment is Open for 45 Days Neighborhood Family Practice offers free, in-person assistance

Thursday, November 1 marks the first day of the open enrollment period for Ohioans looking to enroll in or change their plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace) for coverage in 2019. Ohioans exploring affordable health insurance options can receive free assistance by making an appointment with a patient benefits specialist at Neighborhood Family Practice.

Neighborhood Family Practice Names Vice President of Health Center Operations

Jean Polster, RN, MS, president and chief executive officer of Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP), announced the appointment of Terrance (Terry) Byrne to the position of Vice President of Health Center Operations effective October 1, 2018. In his new role, Terry will be responsible for oversight of all activities at the NFP Ridge Community Health Center (3569 Ridge Road, Cleveland) and supervise the four other NFP community health center locations (Detroit Shoreway, Puritas, Tremont and W. 117th).

Neighborhood Family Practice and North Coast Health Plan to Unite to Increase Access to Primary Care on Cleveland’s West Side

The Board of Directors for Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP) and the Board of Directors for North Coast Health (NCH) today announced their plan to enter into a strategic affiliation to increase access to quality primary care for low-income individuals and families living in Lakewood and the surrounding community.

As health navigators, students see value of team approach

Neighborhood Family Practice provider Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH, helped develop the Patient Navigator program at Case Western Reserve University, where medical students assist high-utilization patients she is also an assistant professor of family medicine and community health. In the program’s first year, 19 students devoted 375 work hours to helping newly arrived refugee families who were patients at the Neighborhood Family Practice.

Neighborhood Family Practice Names Chief Operating Officer

Jean Polster, RN, MS, president and chief executive officer of Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP), announced today the promotion of Laurel Domanski Diaz to the newly created position of chief operating officer. Effective immediately, Domanski Diaz will assume additional responsibility including helping to shape the strategy for the Federally Qualified Health Center that serves more than 18,000 patients annually via five community health centers located on the near west side of Cleveland.

Neighborhood Family Practice Board Member Receives Most Treasured Volunteer Award

When Sam Huston closed a successful 44-year career in hospital administration, it didn’t end his desire to help ensure that Clevelanders have access to high-quality, affordable health care. For the past five years, Sam Huston has served on the board of directors of Neighborhood Family Practice, even stepping in as chair at one point when unexpectedly needed. 

News About a CareSource Network Change

Care Source has agreed to extend access to Cleveland Clinic for CareSource Medicaid and MyCare members through Nov. 30, 2017.  Both organizations are working toward a long-term agreement and are fully committed to ensuring Medicaid patients have access to the highest level of healthcare.   Please review the following information and frequently asked questions for more information about your care.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur To Participate In NFP Puritas Community Health Center Grand Opening

In March 2014, Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP) celebrated the grand opening of its fourth community health center location in response to a tremendous need for primary health care in the Puritas/Bellaire community. Shortly thereafter, patient volume began to overwhelm the small office located in Puritas Park Plaza, so NFP administrators applied for and received a Health Infrastructure Investment Program Award from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to offset some of the costs related to the purchase and renovation of a larger facility.

The Dentist Will See You Now! Neighborhood Family Practice Now Providing Oral Health Services

Last summer, Neighborhood Family Practice (NFP) was one of 420 community health centers across the country to receive Federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase access to integrated oral health care (dental) services and improve oral health outcomes for patients. Thanks to that funding, dental services are now available to existing NFP patients at the Neighborhood Family Practice Ridge Community Health Center