NACA announces new Health Services Administrator
Flagstaff AZ-Mr. Chris Nez has been selected as the new Health Systems Administrator for Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. Mr. Nez holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University in Family and Human Development, and a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration from Grand Canyon University. Chris is originally from Tuba City, is married, and has three beautiful children. He has over 10 years of experience in the health care delivery services, has a technical knowledge of the PCMH, Title V I.H.S. funded programs and requirements, industry standard integration models, and is very familiar with the vast changes that continue to shape and mold the dynamic system of health care for NACA patients, families, and communities.
Mr. Nez begins his new position today, Monday, June 29, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. and will report directly to the CEO. His office will be located in the NACA Administrative building on Steve Blvd. Mr. Nez will be the main contact point for developing, implementing, and monitoring the Patient Centered Medical Home / Integration Model throughout every program, department, and staff position of the NACA organization. Once we develop and implement this model, many positive outcomes will come to NACA, including holistic patient care, increased revenues, and patient satisfaction.
Mr. Chris Nez, Health Services Administrator.
The PCMH /Integration model is included in the American Association of Ambulatory Health Care accreditation (AAAHC), which we are pursuing to achieve as an organization. Therefore, Mr. Nez will also be working closely with the Quality Improvement/Compliance Officer on mutual tasks to achieve AAAHC accreditation. Without a doubt, there is tremendous opportunity for NACA to meet PCMH and AAAHC industry standards, along with building a specific up to date industry standard NACA wide health care delivery system and service structure, with Mr. Nez’s technical abilities as we move forward.
Mr. Nez represents the CEO and NACA Administration in all his activities, tasks, and assignments.. Please welcome Mr. Chris Nez to the position of Health Systems Administrator for this great organization.
The mission of Native Americans for Community Action, Inc., is to provide preventive wellness strategies, empower, and advocate for Native people and others in need to create a healthy community based on Harmony, Respect, and Indigenous Values.
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Janet Nicks, F.N.P., has 26 years of medical experience. Her goal is to provide compassionate, family-centered primary care. It is her belief that many diseases can be prevented and treated through health promotion education.
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