Daughters of Charity Health Centers Recognized as National
Model of Innovative Primary Care Practice
Daughters of Charity Health Centers is among 30 clinics nationwide selected as an Exemplar Primary Care Practice by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Group Health Research Institute, who have teamed up on a new initiative to identify practice innovations that make primary care more efficient, effective, and satisfying to patients and providers. The Primary Care Team: Learning from Effective Ambulatory Practices (LEAP) project identifies primary care practices that have focused on teamwork and new roles for health professionals in ways that support consistently outstanding primary care. Daughters of Charity Health Centers was selected through a rigorous national process to receive the designation.
Your Medical Home
For more than 175 years, the Daughters of Charity have provided high-quality, compassionate care for all in the greater New Orleans community – including the insured, underinsured and uninsured.
Daughters of Charity Health Centers' four health care facilities are conveniently located in Bywater, Carrollton, Metairie and Eastern New Orleans, offering primary and preventive health services designed to meet the needs of the total individual – body, mind and spirit.
As the highest level accredited National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) practice (Level III), Daughters of Charity Health Centers administer care based on the Medical Home Model, also known as the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model – an approach to providing comprehensive primary care that forms partnerships between patients and their personal providers, and when appropriate, the patient's family.
We're excited about the prospect of serving you, and becoming Your Medical Home for expert care. Explore this website for a complete list of in-house services and more.
Eye Care Now Available at Carrollton Health Center
The Vision Center is NOW OPEN at Daughters of Charity Health Center Carrollton location. The Vision Center offers primary and pediatric eye care, discounted eyeglasses, in-house optical lab services, contact lenses, and screenings for vision problems.
In addition to the comprehensive and specialty services already offered at the Carrollton Health Center, including medical, dental, pharmacy and behavioral health, new and existing patients can now access optometry services at this site; a major convenience for the elderly and patients who use public transportation.