Palmer Receives National Recognition for Providing Quality Back Pain Care at Clinics in All Three Campus Communities
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in Washington,
D.C., announced in June that the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics affiliated
with the Florida Campus and located in Port Orange and South Daytona,
Florida, have received Recognition from the Back Pain Recognition
Program (BPRP) for providing superior care to clinic patients suffering
from low back pain.
Additionally, the College’s West Campus
clinic was recently renewed in the NCQA Back Pain Recognition Program.
It originally received Recognition in 2008. With the two clinics located
on Palmer’s Davenport Campus having received Recognition in October
2010, this means that clinics affiliated with all three of Palmer’s
campuses have received this prestigious national quality recognition.
Back Pain Recognition Program was designed to improve the quality of
care to the nearly 30 million Americans who experience low back pain, by
motivating healthcare providers to deliver high-quality care and
service. To receive Recognition, the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics were
required to pass a rigorous, comprehensive review of several key
clinical measures demonstrating quality healthcare delivery and service.
These measures include appropriate imaging for acute back pain,
recommendations for exercise and attention to health risk factors, among
“The Palmer Chiropractic Clinics at each of our
three campuses are committed to the delivery of quality,
patient-centered care, and to providing a clinical education model that
prepares our graduates for today’s practice environment,” said Vice
Chancellor for Clinic Affairs Kurt Wood, D.C. “This recent NCQA
recognition for our Florida Campus clinics, along with the renewal of
our West Campus clinic recognition and the recognition of our Davenport
Campus clinics last fall, provides external validation for our patients
and residents in all three of our campus communities that we have
processes in place to ensure consistent delivery of high-quality,
evidence-based care in an effort to generate the best patient outcomes.”