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SoFHA’s Patient-Centered Care Affirmed

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016

The article below shares the good news that membership for Qualuable Medical Professionals, a local Accountable Care Organization (ACO), has been renewed by the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services. SoFHA, along with four other medical groups in the Tri-Cities (TN/VA) region, make up Qualuable, which is part of a national initiative championing excellence in…

Feeling sad all the time? Sofie says: “You’re not alone!”

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015

Just about everyone occasionally feels “a bit off” or loses interest in life. But if you’re older and “feeling down” for several weeks or months, then you may have depression – a medical illness that affects 3 out of every 100 adults ages 65 and older. Physicians at State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SoFHA) want…

Pediatrician Joseph Adams Profiled in East Tn Med News

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015

For SoFHA’s Joseph Adams, Looking ahead is perhaps the most important facet of the job. In this article by writer John Sewell, Joseph Adams, father of six and pediatrician at First Choice Pediatrics of Johnson City, Tennessee, shares what makes him glad to be a physician with State of Franklin Healthcare Associates. Read Full Article