Migrant Health Center, Western Region, Inc. (MHC, Inc.) began operations in the western region of Puerto Rico in April of 1971, by means of a federal initiative focused on providing health services to the migrant agricultural population. In 1986, MHC, Inc. became a non-profit corporation by law of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, thus expanding its medical services to communities in general.

Migrant Health Center, Western Region, Inc.

MHC, Inc. provides high-quality and integrated health services at their clinics in Mayagüez, Guánica, Yauco, Isabela, Lajas, San Sebastián, Las Marías, Maricao, and its Special Projects division. Our services consist of family physicians, general practitioners, pediatricians, general internists, OB/Gyn, dentists, optometrist, mental health professionals, pharmacies, vaccinations and medical laboratories. MHC, Inc. also provides services for the prevention and treatment of HIV and leads the way in providing Buprenorphine treatment services in Puerto Rico. MHC, Inc. is the first Federally Qualified Health Center (Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act) on the island that has received PCMH (Patient Center Medical Home) certification in nine (9) of its eleven (11) clinical facilities, by means of NCQA (National Committee of Quality Assurance). (Read more)

Mission: Migrant Health Center, Western Region, Inc. is a leading integrated healthcare services center, strategically located in diverse communities to ensure that all residents, regardless of their ability to pay, have access to a continuous and coordinated care that focuses on their needs. Our mission is to transform the quality of life of our patients, their families, and the community through an innovative, high-quality service delivery model characterized by respect, sensibility, inclusiveness, and its humanity.

Vision: To be renowned as a model of excellence in comprehensive, patient-centered care due to its innovative integration of services with the highest quality standard.

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Clinical Services
  1. General Medicine
  2. Psychiatry
  3. Psychology
  4. Dental
  5. Family Medicine
  6. Optometry
  7. Gynecology
  8. Pediatrics
  9. Internal Medicine
  10. Medical laboratories
  11. Pharmacy
  12. Vaccination
Other Services
  1. Golden Age
  2. Gym
  3. Mobile unit
  4. Nutrition
  5. Family Planning
  6. Social Work
  7. Buprenorphine
  8. Case Management
  9. Medical Certificates
  10. Health Education
Special Projects

The Corporation has a Special Projects Division, which focuses on providing high quality health and prevention services to typically marginalized populations. This division is composed of seven projects aimed at the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, substance abuse, and primary healthcare services, dental and mental health care services, among others.

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