The PrimeCare Physicians Cardiology group at Southern Maine Medical Center (SMMC) has received the highest rating for cardiac care from The Maine Health Management Coalition. The team of four physicians and one nurse practitioner has also been accredited for heart and stroke care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and rated Level III for cardiac care by Bridges to Excellence, their highest ranking.
“SMMC’s PrimeCare Cardiologists are an experienced team with an uncompromising commitment to providing compassionate, quality care,” said Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety, Nate Wilson, M.D. “Receiving a ‘Best’ rating from The Maine Health Management Coalition assures our cardiac patients that they are getting the best treatment.”
Fellowship trained cardiologists Paul Meadows, M.D.; Edward Quinlan, III, M.D.; Shabbir Reza, M.D.; Howard Sherman, M.D. and Nurse Practitioner Jill Gagne provide a full range of diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic treatments for heart and stroke patients. SMMC PrimeCare Cardiology is located at 9 Healthcare Drive in Biddeford. Their office can be reached at 282-3666.
For more information about the quality designations visit:
Bridges to Excellence – http://www.hci3.org/what_is_bte
The Maine Health Management Coalition - http://www.mehmc.org/mission-and-key-strategies-of-the-maine-health-management-coalition.html