Glenns Ferry Health Center • Glenns Ferry, ID
Valley Health Center • Grand View, ID
Desert Sage Health Center • Mountain Home, ID

About Us

About Us

This health center is a Health Center Program Grantee under 42 U.S.C.233(g)-(n).

Overview

Since 1982, Glenns Ferry Health Center, Inc.  (GFHC) has delivered quality care for communities in Elmore and Owyhee Counties.  GFHC was incorporated and has grown its primary and behavioral health care services adding dental services in 2004 to meet the needs of the communities.  GFHC is a non-profit private corporation, governed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time and effort to make quality health care available to all. GFHC health center sites are FTCA Deemed Health Care facilities.  The corporation consists of three health center sites:  
 
Glenns Ferry Health Center is home to the corporation in Glenns Ferry, Idaho. Operations began in 1982, bringing health care services where none existed.  The health center is equipped with state-of-the-art digital X-ray and Heliport pad for Life Flight.
 
Valley Health Center, a satellite health center, opened in Grand View in 1984.  The building was purchased and remodeled in 1992, with further exterior and interior improvements made in 2010.  
 
Desert Sage Health Center opened in Mountain Home in April 1998.  In 2004, a larger facility was built allowing GFHC to expand primary care services, adding dental and expanded behavioral health access services.  Desert Sage Health Center has completed a new expansion and renovation in 2014 at the Mountain Home facility allowing increased access of care to the community.  
 
GFHC continually strives to serve the entire family.  GFHC believes in patient-focused care delivered through a caring team of competent and caring health care professionals. As a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), level two recognized organization, GFHC prides itself in the quality of care it delivers to more than 6,400 annual patients at three health center site locations. Our integrated system emphasizes prevention, healthy living and is designed to reduce health care disparities and avoid unnecessary trips to emergency rooms or other more costly forms of care. 
 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/PHILOSOPHY

Based on the belief that access to quality health care is a basic human right, and that the quality of life in our communities can be improved through perseverance and working together to provide compassionate services to all those in need, the Glenns Ferry Health Center, Inc. strives to enable all persons in reaching their full potential as human beings.
 

MISSION

Glenns Ferry Health Center, Inc. provides quality health care to all persons without regard to geographic, economic, or cultural barriers.  The health center will continue to address the changing needs of our community by improving and expanding services.  With community commitment, the health center will become a dynamic force ensuring a better life for the people we serve.
 

Your Health Care Administrative Team

Mary Ferguson
Chief Executive Officer
 
Beth Kerr, Operations Manager
 
Saad Hijazi, M.D. Medical Director
 
Paty Hernandez, R.M.A. Medical Clinic Manager
 
Chad Steele, RDH Dental Clinic Manager
 
Cris Lopez, Patient Accounts Manager
 

 

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Glenns Ferry: (208) 366-7416 • Grand View: (208) 834-2929 • Mountain Home: (208) 587-3988