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Our Mission

CCI Health & Wellness Services, a group practice, empowers patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. Through integrated teams in a learning environment, we deliver high quality, affordable care to every patient during all stages of life.

Our Vision

CCI Health & Wellness Services will bring together staff and patients on a journey toward excellent healthcare. By integrating our skills, we deliver efficient access to affordable care and whole body healing for all as we travel the stages of life.

CCI Health & Wellness Services is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization that brings high quality, affordable healthcare to every patient during all stages of life.

Our Journey

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1969

CCI opened its doors in 1969 when a cadre of volunteer health professionals working with the City of Rockville’s Roving Youth Leader Program, began providing health care to teens and young adults joining the “counter culture.”

1972

Incorporated as a nonprofit agency and operated in a historic home in Rockville

House where CCI began in 1969

1980s

Established health centers in Silver Spring and Gaithersburg.

1996

Awarded by the state of Maryland the Montgomery County contract for the Special Supplemental Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition Program, with an initial enrollment of 7,600 participants. Currently the program serves over 31,000 participants in Montgomery and Northern Prince George’s Counties, making it the largest WIC program in the state.

2003

Received Joint Commission accreditation, which is recognized nationwide as a symbol of high quality, safe, and effective health care provision

Joint Commission logo

2005

Began offering behavioral health services

2007

Expanded its services into Prince George’s County, establishing a WIC site in Greenbelt, making CCI the largest WIC provider in the state of Maryland

2008

Became recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)

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2009

Established a new Family Planning program in Greenbelt, collocated with its WIC site.

2010

WIC program expanded further to include on-site CCI employees working with new and nursing mothers before their maternity discharge from local hospitals

Established a dental practice in Gaithersburg, neighboring the primary care practice

2013

New primary care access points were opened at Family Services, Inc. (integrated with a behavioral health service provider); Silver Spring (relocation of previous site); and Franklin Park (CCI’s first primary care practice in Prince George’s County).

2014

Opened small primary care practice on the campus of Washington Adventist Hospital

Through a contract with the State of Maryland began providing Refugee Health Assessments

Expanded menu of services to include HIV/infectious disease and prenatal care services

2015

Embarked on a journey to excellence with the Studer as part of a newly formed collaborative between us, Greater Baden Medical Services, West Cecil Health Center, and the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC)

Opened a new primary care access point in the Kemp Mill community of Silver Spring, collocated with a community-based behavioral health provider (Cornerstone Montgomery)

Takoma Park practice site was recognized as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

2016

Expanded Silver Spring health center to include dental and adolescent health services.

2017

Five (5) additional health centers received PCMH Level 3 recognition

The Maryland WIC Program has converted their paper check system to an electronic benefits issuance system (eWIC).

Began a Childhood Obesity Management & Prevention Program in partnership with the UMD-Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) & ParkRx.

Open small practice in Rockville in partnership with Cornerstone Montgomery and Interfaith Works

2018

Reaccredited by the Joint Commision

 

Organizational Pillars

People + Quality + Growth + Finance + Service

 

CCI Health & Wellness Services is committed to the pursuit of excellence. We do this by collectively operating under a pledge of integrity, trust, respect, compassion, quality, teamwork, accountability, and clear communication.

We strongly believe that our work is worthwhile and that wellness is achievable. Our purpose is to help the members of our communities obtain positive health outcomes. Whether by nutrition counseling, behavioral health interventions, medical and dental treatments, or resource alignment, each one of us, regardless of our function, are making a difference in someone’s life.

We are committed to creating a culture of accountability, quality, and performance, driven by data and metrics, and aligning with clinical, operational and financial outcomes. In our journey to excellence, we have embraced the Studer Model of Five Pillars of Excellence (People, Quality, Growth, Finance & Service). These interrelated pillars provide the foundation for setting organizational goals, measuring results, and tracking ongoing progress. They drive the organization to achieve excellence, evaluate the actions of leaders, and communicate core values to stakeholders. Our annual highlights have been organized under these five main areas of focus.

Annual Highlights

In our journey to excellence, we have embraced the Five Pillars of Excellence Model (People, Quality, Growth, Finance, and Service). These interrelated pillars provide the foundation for setting organizational goals, measuring results, and tracking ongoing progress. They drive our organization to achieve excellence, evaluate the actions of leaders, and communicate core values to stakeholders. Our annual highlights have been organized under these five main areas of focus. Take a look!