Newman Regional Health Medical Partners Receives Exemplary Provider Status

December 20, 2021

(Emporia, KS) — Newman Regional Health Medical Partners was recently re-accredited as a Rural Health Clinic (RHC) by The Compliance Team (TCT), a Medicare-approved accreditation organization.  After completion of this survey, Newman Regional Health Medical Partners received Exemplary Provider™ status, TCT’s highest accreditation designation.

“Forward thinking healthcare providers like the team at Newman Regional Health Medical Partners understand the importance of improving patient care and outcomes through the RHC approach,” explained Kate Hill, VP of TCT’s Clinic Division.  “The communities they serve now receive even better care as a result of their time and dedication to securing the Exemplary Provider™ distinction.”

RHC status puts special emphasis on health maintenance, preventative screening, multi-specialty medical services, patient experience reporting and benchmarking.  Rural Health Clinic programs and the value-based care they provide are advanced by the Institute of Medicine and the nation’s leading primary care physician societies.

“Becoming an accredited Rural Health Clinic in 2018 and preparing for our re-accreditation has been a wonderful learning experience,” declared Lynn Doeden, Clinic Administrator for Newman Regional Health Medical Partners.  “We are pleased to have received Exemplary Provider™ status in this year’s survey and are very proud of the quality of care our physicians, advanced practice providers and staff bring to Emporia and our surrounding communities.”

Newman Regional Health Medical Partners is a vital part of Newman Regional Health, serving the healthcare needs of Lyon County and surrounding communities.  With 21 providers and a history of sustainable growth, Newman Regional Health Medical Partners is well positioned to further improve access to exceptional patient-centered care within East Central Kansas.  To learn more about Newman Regional Health Medical Partners and its team of providers, visit

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About Newman Regional Health: Newman Regional Health is a not-for-profit 25-bed Critical Access Hospital owned by the citizens of Lyon County, Kansas.  Recognized as a Level 4 Trauma Center, Newman Regional Health provides inpatient acute and medical rehabilitation services along with a full range of emergency and outpatient care to patients of all ages in Lyon County and surrounding areas in

East Central Kansas.  Newman Regional Health offers 24/7 care with a newly renovated, state-of-the-art 19-bed emergency room and 10-bed Clinical Decision Unit.  With a mission to improve health in the community by providing high quality care and a vision to be a valued, trusted partner and regional provider of exemplary services, Newman Regional Health receives recognition as a top Critical Access Hospital each year. 

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