Morganton, NC (March 6, 2018)  – Health insurance leader, Humana, recently recognized Burke Primary Care by certifying the Morganton-based practice for meeting or exceeding health care standards and guidelines.

The certification followed an assessment of Burke Primary Care’s staff, policies, personnel, facilities and equipment, especially those that are part of the practice’s X-Ray, Bone Density Scanning and Digital Imaging services and staffing.

“Congratulations for successfully completing the program and for your continued care of our members,” Dr. Charles Stemple, DO, Vice President, Health Guidance Organization – Humana said in a letter to Burke Primary Care.

Founded in 1961, Humana is focused on improving the health of communities it serves “by making it easy for people to achieve their best health through clinical excellence and coordinated care,” according to Humana corporate documents.

“We are simplifying our approach to health care – creating a truly sustainable health care system that is focused on better outcomes for our members through quality, affordable care,” said Bruce Broussard, Humana President and CEO.

Burke Primary Care Chief Operating Officer, Scott Gallagher, said, “In addition to reviewing and scoring our imaging systems and professional qualifications, Humana conducted reviews of seven of our quality and patient safety attributes. I am happy to report that Burke Primary Care scored exceedingly well on all.”

“All in all, the Humana review serves as additional testimony to Burke Primary Care’s commitment to providing quality and personal health care to our patients and community,” Gallagher said.


ABOUT BURKE PRIMARY CARE: Burke Primary Care is a locally owned, independent practice dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care to Burke County residents and industry. The Morganton, NC-based practice offers a comprehensive list of ancillary services under one roof to support the needs of industry and patients of all ages including: occupational health, primary care, radiology services, laboratory pediatric & geriatric care, same day visits for acute care needs and wellness & preventative visits, care for chronic illnesses and sports medicine while being supported by a local hospitalists program for all admissions. 

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