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Presbyterian Medical Services/Farmington Community Health Center

Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS) has been providing primary medical care, dental care, and behavioral health care services in rural New Mexico for over 40 years, operating 38 health centers in 14 counties statewide. Its integrated model of care addresses health disparities of populations at risk for poor health outcomes and expands access to primary care for underserved residents who dominate PMS service area.

Farmington County Health Center (FCHC) is the only federally-funded safety net provider in San Juan County. FCHC provides an array of services through the Healthcare for the Homeless (HCH) program. Direct services are provided by a physician, a midlevel provider, 2 dentists, a dental hygienist and an RN.

Services

Farmington Community Health Center (FCHC) is the only federally-funded safety net provider in San Juan County. FCHC provides primary care, mental health care, pharmacy, alcohol and drug abuse counseling, infection control, laboratory services, health education and outreach. Direct services for the HCH program are delivered through a 0.2 FTE physician and a 1.0 FTE midlevel provider. HCH services also include transportation, eligibility assistance, and referrals to substance abuse and behavioral health care. Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Dental/oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Flu Vaccinations, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medication Prescribing, Medication Dispensing, Mental Health Counseling, Outreach, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Tobacco cessation, Transportation services, Urgent Care, Well Child Check-ups, X-rays

Linkages

To promote access to enabling services often required by HCH patients, the Farmington Community Health Center HCH program has informal relationships with State Income Support Division, local human service providers, home health and hospice providers, local schools and Head Start programs, housing authority, shelters, and food and clothing bank providers.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 3,700

Patients served: 2,300

General Info

Director

Steven C. Hansen

HCH Coordinator

Doug Smith

Medical Director

David Gonzales

UDS Number

063450

Contact Info

Phone Number

(505) 982-5565

Fax Number

(505) 986-8299

Email

doug_smith@pmsnet.org

Website

http://www.pmsnm.org

Address

Physical Address

1422 Paseco de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Mailing Address

PO Box 2267
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2267

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09746, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement for $1,625,741, with 0% match from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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