Rinehart Clinic’s board of administrators is happy to announce its choice to vary the identify of Rinehart Clinic to Nehalem Bay Well being Middle & Pharmacy.
The board started discussions a few identify change after a strategic planning session early in 2020, throughout which the board and employees mentioned aspirations for the way forward for Rinehart Clinic. The thought of a reputation change has come up a number of instances because the clinic’s former Medical Director, Dr. Harry Rinehart, retired in 2015. The board’s imaginative and prescient was to pick out a reputation that describes the clinic’s place locally – not solely the providers it supplies (well being care and pharmacy), but in addition its bodily location – within the hopes of drawing new sufferers and clients who is probably not aware of the Rinehart Clinic & Pharmacy.
To assist information the dialogue, a group survey was performed earlier this yr to acquire suggestions from employees, sufferers, clients, donors, and different group members. The board of administrators appreciates everybody who took the time to reply. The board members gave cautious consideration to all the opinions offered in making their last choice.
“Our purpose is to construct on the clinic’s foundational ideas of offering compassionate, high quality care to all who want it. As we turn out to be recognized all through the area because the Nehalem Bay Well being Middle & Pharmacy, the opposite board members and I envision this new identify as a possibility to achieve much more individuals with our built-in well being care providers,” mentioned Paul Erlebach, president of the Rinehart Clinic Board of Administrators.
The Rinehart Clinic has an extended legacy of offering compassionate, revolutionary take care of the individuals of North Tillamook County and past. The clinic wouldn’t exist if not for Dr. Harry Rinehart and the generations of the Rinehart household medical doctors earlier than him who set the stage for the kind of compassionate group care Rinehart Clinic delivers. The brand new identify is a nod to the historical past of the Rinehart Clinic; when Dr. Rinehart initially opened his personal observe in 1994 on the present location, it was named Nehalem Bay Medical Clinic.
Rinehart Clinic was granted 501(c)(3) non-profit standing in 1996 and in 2008, it grew to become a Federally Certified Well being Middle, which supplies for the clinic to obtain federal funding as a group well being heart providing supply main care providers in an underserved space.
The 2020 strategic planning session that resulted within the identify change additionally prompted an replace to the clinic’s mission and imaginative and prescient statements. The Rinehart Clinic Board of Administrators not too long ago adopted the next to function the clinic’s guiding ideas:
Mission: Delivering compassionate team-based well being care and wellness training to enhance the lives of ALL in our group.
Imaginative and prescient: A group through which all individuals obtain their full potential for well being and wellbeing throughout their life span.
The transition from Rinehart Clinic to Nehalem Bay Well being Middle & Pharmacy will happen over the following yr.
Rinehart Clinic Board of Administrators:
Patricia Johnson, vp