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The designation distinguishes the highest level of commitment to quality telehealth

DURHAM, N.C. – March 3, 2021 – MindPath Care Centers is pleased to announce that it has earned  URAC accreditation for its mental-telehealth program.  URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality by setting high standards for clinical practice, consumer protections, performance measurement, operations infrastructure, and risk management.  By achieving this status, MindPath Care Centers has demonstrated its commitment to quality mental and behavioral telehealth, enhanced processes, patient safety, and improved outcomes.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by URAC for our telehealth offering and to be the first and only behavioral telehealth program in North Carolina to receive this accreditation,” said Dr. Diego Garza, Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, and Director of Telehealth at MindPath Care Centers.

“By earning Telehealth Accreditation from URAC, MindPath Care Centers operates on the forefront of healthcare delivery,” said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, M.D.  “Meeting URAC’s telehealth standards means MindPath Care Centers provides more than a platform for transaction-based appointments.  It demonstrates that MindPath Care Centers leverages technologies to advance high quality care that promotes clinical best practices, consumer protections and care continuity among patients and providers.  As telehealth becomes a more widespread option, MindPath Care Centers distinguishes itself as an established, accredited organization committed to improving the health and well-being of the people it serves.”

Scott Griffies, M.D., DFAPA, Medical Director and Director of Clinical Education and Development for MindPath Care Centers, added, “This accreditation holds us to stringent standards and demonstrates to patients and referring physicians our dedication and commitment to providing the best quality mental healthcare.”

About MindPath Care Centers

MindPath Care Centers is committed to supporting the highest quality and most comprehensive outpatient mindcare available to help people navigate life’s challenges, whenever and wherever they need it.  Our unique, collaborative care approach and integration of the latest mental health treatments and technologies ensure our patients receive the continuum of care required for optimal outcomes.  Our services are delivered at more than 25 locations in the Carolinas and include medication management and individual therapy both in office and via telehealth, addiction recovery services at the Addiction Recovery Center (ARC), group therapy sessions and TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) therapy.  To help everyone seeking treatment, our 200+ providers participate in most major insurance plans.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please visit mindpathcare.com.  You can also follow us on Facebook:  facebook.com/mindpathcare, Twitter:  twitter.com/mindpathcare, and Instagram:  instagram.com/mindpathcare.   

About URAC

Founded in 1990 as a non-profit organization, URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality and patient safety through renowned accreditation programs.  URAC develops its evidence-based standards in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders and industry experts.  The company’s portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the health care industry, addressing health care management and operations, pharmacies, telehealth, health plans, medical practices and more.  URAC accreditations is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.  For more information, visit www.urac.org.

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Media Contacts:

Joanne Tedesco, Dresner Corporate Services, (573)355-7855, jtedesco@dresnerco.com

David Gutierrez, Dresner Corporate Services, (312)780-7204, dgutierrez@dresnerco.com

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.