Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Receives Prestigious HRSA Health Center Quality Leader Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Genesis Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare services in South Carolina, proudly announces its receipt of the Gold Level Health Center Quality Leader Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for 2023.

This marks the fourth consecutive year that Genesis Healthcare has been recognized for its unwavering commitment to providing high-quality healthcare to the communities it serves. In 2020 and 2021, Genesis received the Silver Level Award, and in 2022 received the Gold Level Award, which is awarded to the top 10 percent of health centers in the nation.

The HRSA Health Center Quality Leader Awards are a testament to Genesis Healthcare's dedication to delivering exceptional patient care and maintaining the highest standards of quality in health services. The Gold Level designation highlights Genesis Healthcare's consistent excellence in patient care outcomes, patient satisfaction, and overall operational performance.

"We are honored and thrilled to receive the Health Center Quality Leader Award from HRSA for the fourth consecutive year," said Dr. Alexander Cohen, Chief Medical Officer at Genesis Healthcare. "This recognition is a reflection of our team's hard work, dedication, and commitment to providing accessible, high-quality healthcare to our community. It reaffirms our mission to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of the individuals and families we serve."

Dr. Priscilla Welch, Genesis Healthcare’s Medical Director, added, “Our focus is bigger than just treating patients’ immediate health concerns, we continue to emphasize preventive care, education, and removing as many barriers as possible to promoting access to quality healthcare.”

HRSA's Health Center Program aims to improve the health of underserved and vulnerable populations by ensuring access to comprehensive, patient-centered, and high-quality primary healthcare services. The Gold Level Health Center Quality Leader Award acknowledges health centers that consistently meet or exceed national clinical quality benchmarks and demonstrate a commitment to advancing health equity.

Genesis Healthcare's continuous recognition by HRSA underscores its role as a healthcare leader dedicated to fostering healthier communities. The organization remains steadfast in its mission to provide timely, compassionate, and high-quality primary and preventive medical care and pharmaceutical services to the economically and culturally diverse communities of South Carolina.

For more information about Genesis Healthcare and its commitment to quality healthcare, please visit or contact Cheri Fowler, Chief Communications Officer at

About Genesis Healthcare:
Genesis Healthcare is a nationally recognized healthcare provider committed to delivering high-quality, compassionate, and affordable care to the communities of Darlington, Florence, Lamar, Olanta, Goose Creek and Walterboro. With a focus on accessibility, excellence, and innovation, Genesis Healthcare strives to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals and families.

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