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McGehee Hospital Partners with Main Street Health to Bring Extra Resources to Patients in Arkansas

McGehee Hospital has announced an exciting new partnership with Main Street Health aimed at providing an extra layer of support to patients in its McGehee Family Clinic located at 1507 South First Street.
McGehee Family Clinic is a local primary care provider that has proudly cared for patients in Desha County for over 40 years. Main Street Health is a value-based care company focused exclusively on serving patients in rural America.
McGehee Family Clinic is welcoming a Main Street Health Navigator, Kathy Araguz, to its team. Kathy will serve as an extra set of hands to clinic staff, connecting patients with essential community resources and supporting patients with their personalized care plans.
The Health Navigator will support the practice with several activities including:
· Coordinating care for medically complex patients
· Connecting patients to community resources and assistance programs
· Helping patients manage chronic conditions
· Ensuring follow up after hospital admissions
· Educating patients on their insurance coverage and benefits
· Assuming administrative tasks so that providers can spend more time with patients

McGehee Hospital CEO, Terry Amstutz explained, “As rural healthcare moves to a value-based payment system, Main Street Health Care is a game-changer partner for McGehee Family Clinic’s Medicare patients.”

Julia Shockley, Main Street’s Market Vice President for Arkansas, said, "We are excited to partner with McGehee Hospital and support their incredible work and continued dedication to the health and wellbeing of their patients in McGehee and surrounding communities."

For more information about the partnership please contact Cynthia Smith, 870-222-6131.

About Main Street Health:
Main Street Health is a value-based healthcare company focused exclusively on serving rural America. Main Street partners with local primary care physicians to move their practice into value-based care. The core of Main Street’s model is placing a Health Navigator in each clinic that Main Street serves and providing the clinic with the data and opportunities they need to succeed in value-based care. For more information, please visit

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