About Us

Established in 1975 inside a tiny house on 8th Street, Neighborhood Health today serves more than 23,000 patients with more than 90,000 visits annually. We were the first Health Center in the state to achieve the highest level of recognition possible as a Patient-Centered Medical Home and we are accredited by the Joint Commission and Bureau of Primary Health Care.

Check out our latest Annual Report YNH Annual Report 2021for more.

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Our Mission and Values

YNHS staff are guided by Organizational Values of Commitment, Professionalism, Quality, Excellence, and Compassion.

At Neighborhood Health, we are committed to:

  • Providing affordable, accessible, quality health care
  • Promoting learning opportunities for students of health professions
  • Ending homelessness
  • Improving quality of life in our communities
  • Providing services without regard to age, race, handicap, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry

Our Leadership

Rhonda D. Hauff - Chief Executive Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Rhonda D. Hauff

Chief Executive Officer

Jocelyn Pedrosa, MD - Chief Medical Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Jocelyn Pedrosa, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Brett Miller, DDS - Chief Dental Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Brett Miller, DDS

Chief Dental Officer

Michelle Sullivan - Chief Quality & Compliance Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Michelle Sullivan

Chief Quality & Compliance Officer

Chris Newman - Chief Integration Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Chris Newman

Chief Integration Officer

Laraine Rising - Chief Financial Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Laraine Rising

Chief Financial Officer

Manuel Pedrosa - Chief Information Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Manuel Pedrosa

Chief Information Officer

Annette Rodriguez - Director of Housing & Homeless Services at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Annette Rodriguez

Director of Housing & Homeless Services

Matt Kollman - Chief Operating Officer at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Matt Kollman

Chief Operating Officer

Chantel Greene - Human Resources Director at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Chantel Greene

Human Resources Director

Joint Commission Accredited

  • Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, reflecting the organization’s commitment to safe, effective care of the highest quality and value. To learn more, visit jointcommission.org.
  • Our clients are very important to us. If you have a concern about patient care or safety, we encourage you to contact Administration at (509) 454-4143 option #7. If your concerns have not been addressed to your satisfaction and would like to contact the Joint Commission, please click here.
  • Yakima Neighborhood Health Services meets all rigorous federal program requirements from the Bureau of Primary Health Care. This includes assessing clients’ needs, providing all required services, maintaining proper staffing levels, effective management, and operating accessible, safe, and affordable facilities.
  • All the five Neighborhood Health primary care locations have earned Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home Level 3 recognition. Neighborhood Health was the first Community Health Center in Washington state to be accorded the highest national level (Level 3) recognition – when the federal recognition program began. To learn more, visit NCQA.
  • Our high quality has also been recognized by the Bureau of Primary Health Care.