The Forest Hill Family Health Associates Medical Director (FHFHA), Thomas R. Ortiz, MD announced today the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management (CEDCCM) and named Diep Tran, RHD, CCP, CDE as its Director.
The CEDCCM is designed to provide an enhanced and accessible array of complementary patient support services to their traditional medical care. This involves individual and group coaching on self-care, nutritional, behavioral and life style improvement for patients with diabetes and other chronic disorders.
Ms. Tran joins the FHFHA team as an experienced professional pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Educator with great motivational skills and a passion for helping people understand their disease process. This can include the proper use of medications, understanding good nutrition and lifestyle changes that enhance health and wellness. These services involve nutritional and dietary guidelines, self-testing, improved sleep and regular exercise and meditation techniques for better patient satisfaction and improving clinical outcomes.
The CEDCCM is designed to provide an enhanced and accessible array of complementary patient support services to their traditional medical care.
FHFHA, a medical institution in the neighborhood, is a nationally recognized Patient Center Medical Home and comprehensive primary care facility with a 35 year history of servicing the primary care needs of the families of the Greater Newark community. The medical team at FHFHA work together to provide 24/7 access to high quality, personal, primary care services, successfully meeting the needs of your family and this community.
To make an appointment or for more information please call 973-483-3640.