Certification and Recognition

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

The National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Physician Recognition Program identifies physicians who deliver superior care using standards firmly rooted in medical evidence. The independent, not-for-profit organization recognizes New Pueblo Medicine as a Physician Practice Connections®, Patient-Centered Medical Home™ (PPC-PCMH). For more information about the NCQA visit www.NCQA.org.

Board Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine

All seven New Pueblo Medicine physicians are board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), a nonprofit independent physician organization.  In the United States about one out of every three physicians who practice internal medicine is ABIM certified. This means they completed residency or fellowship training and passed a secure written examination of knowledge. Board certification is widely accepted as a marker of excellence and must be renewed by examination every 10 years. For more information visit www.ABIM.org.

New Pueblo’s Onsite Laboratory is CLIA Certified

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) are U.S. federal regulatory standards that apply to all clinical laboratory testing performed on patients. The program issues certification to ensure the accuracy, reliability and timeliness of patient test results. For more information visit www.cms.gov/clia/.

Certified Anticoagulation Care Provider

New Pueblo Medicine’s Anticoagulation Lab is certified by the National Certification Board for Anticoagulation Providers. The organization, which sets standards that ensure quality lab testing, requires evidence of experience and a comprehensive examination that evaluates providers knowledge and skills to manage anticoagulation therapy. For more information visit www.ncbap.org.