Millview Medical Associates was established by Dr. Christopher Joncas, a Fall River native who formerly practiced at Borden Medical Associates since 1997.
He is a 1993 graduate of the University of Massachu-setts Medical School and was chief resident from 1996 to 1997.
â€œI was very interested in starting my own group,â€?
sought a â€œchallenge,â€? he
said, and had the desire to move in new directions and use new technologies with the help of two other primary care physicians.
said St. Anneâ€™s
was very supportive in helping begin the practice.
, primary care medicine was a perfect fit.
Joncas added two physicians to the primary care practice, Dr. Marconi Abreau and Dr. Michael Campbell, along with nurse practitioner Teresa Ferreira.
Joncas, who is very involved in the city, is also the medical director of Catholic Memorial Home and Bristol Community College Medical Assistants Program.
He serves on the St. Anneâ€™s Hospital Joint Planning Committee and Patient Care Committee.
â€œOur main goal is weâ€™re committed to providing the highest quality of care we can,â€?
demonstrated the system using a fictional patient.
The program stores data about last appointments, medications, illnesses, allergies, due dates for lab and other testing, and more.