AbsoluteCARE Delivers “Health Home” Services to Baltimore Patients

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Alan S. Cohn previously served chief executive officer of Avesis, a managed health care company offering a comprehensive selection of vision, hearing, and dental plans. Currently, Alan S. Cohn oversees all operations at AbsoluteCARE, which offers patient-centered chronic care in Atlanta and Baltimore.

Located at 1040 Park Avenue in downtown Baltimore, AbsoluteCARE utilizes a “Health Home” model to deliver medical care to patients with chronic illnesses. AbsoluteCARE provides all services in one location, making it as easy as possible for patients to receive the services they need.

AbsoluteCARE plays host to a CLIA-waived laboratory, where patients can receive diagnoses in a timely manner and pick up prescriptions before they leave. Patients can also receive radiology and infusion services on-site as well as mental health services such as support groups and one-on-one counseling. For patients with mobility issues, AbsoluteCARE provides transportation services and delivers medications to patients within a 30-mile radius of the office. Patients can also participate in nutrition education sessions and group programs such as diabetes education and walking groups.


A Look at AbsoluteCARE, Inc., by Alan S. Cohn

AbsoluteCARE Medical Center and Pharmacy of Atlanta, Georgia, has earned recognition as a patient-centered health-care facility. Located two blocks from Piedmont Hospital, AbsoluteCARE operates under four tenets: compassion, confidentiality, comprehensive care, and cultural effectiveness. Possessing a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified laboratory, AbsoluteCARE treats infectious diseases along with functioning as a primary-care facility that offers medical, pharmaceutical, radiological, and nutritional services to its clients.

Featuring a staff bilingual in English and Spanish, this medical clinic has acquired numerous honors over the past decade. The recipient of a Certificate of Recognition from the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, it garnered similar accolades from Absolute Wellness Group; Jerusalem House, Inc.; and the Georgia Department of Human Resources’ Division of Public Health. Moreover, AbsoluteCARE won the Peter M. Fox Excellence in HIV Credentialing Award in 2012.

About the Author:

Since 1992, Alan S. Cohn has acted as Chief Executive Officer of Avesis Incorporated, a national vision, dental, and hearing managed care company providing services to 6 million members. Earlier in his career, Cohn played an important role in expanding AbsoluteCARE.