SBHC Grand Opening

On Friday April 6th we celebrated the Grand Opening of the first ever School Based Health Center (SBHC) in Madera County. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on location at the SBHC which is conveniently located on campus at Madera South High School. Madera Unified trustees, educational leaders, city council members, Camarena board members and staff, as well as representatives of political leaders gathered together to celebrate with us this historic event. We want to thank everyone who came out to show their support.

Patient Experience Surveys

Patient Experience Surveys As a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), soliciting patient feedback is critical, not only to our growth, but also to demonstrate our commitment to achieve the highest level of quality indicators possible. Not only does Camarena Health actively survey nearly half its patients (thousands per quarter), but these patient experience surveys serve as…

Annual Youth Conference

Annual Youth Conference As a healthcare provider in the Central Valley, we are faced with the reality of having an extreme healthcare professional shortage in primary care. One way we began to address this issue was by collaborating with Madera County High Schools focusing on Career Technical Education (CTE) and Health Care Pathway Programs. By…

Hospital Partners

Hospital Partners Hospital Partnerships The landscape and environment of health care is constantly changing, and in order to maintain a high quality of care for our patients, we must be forward thinkers and adapt accordingly. It is this “think outside the box” mentality that lead Camarena Health to work in partnership with local hospitals to…

Patient Centered Medical Home

Patient Centered Medical Home In 2016, Camarena Health moved closer to the goal of having each of our sites recognized through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). PCMH Joint Principles are centered on: Patient-Centered Access Personal Physician Team-Based Care Population Health Management Care Management and Support Care Coordination…

Insurance Enrollment

Insurance Enrollment Many of our patients, including the general community, do not understand or realize the insurance options they have available to them. Navigating through this complex system can be confusing and frustrating due to requirements and requests for documentation. Camarena Health has deployed Insurance Enrollment Specialists at several locations to ensure our patients receive…

Focus Groups

Focus Groups Camarena Health has substantially grown in our ability to serve the various needs of the community by adding new services, expanding and improving existing services, and/or expanding locations. One of the ways we’ve been able to accomplish this is by soliciting discussions via annual focus groups in all the communities that we are…