Oak Orchard Health in Brockport recently achieved accreditation as a diabetes education accreditation program.
OOH provides a model of care that integrates patient-centered primary care, behavioral health, dental, vision services and health education — treating the whole patient and focusing on wellness and prevention.
This accreditation comes from the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment and allows OOH to provide diabetes self-management education, which removes barriers to care,” said Nancy Ciavarri, chief medical officer.
“Removing barriers to care for our patients is of paramount importance to us at OOH, and we are so delighted that this accreditation will assist us to do just that,” CEO Mary Ann Pettibon said.
Registered dietician Erin Goodrich, will oversee the education program. The Albion native has worked with OOH for almost two years and received her certification as a diabetes educator.