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Outer Cape Health Services Announces Two New Clinicians


HARWICH PORT, MA – May 26, 2022 – Outer Cape Health Services (OCHS) today announced the addition of Philip Way, MD and Tara B. Hart, FNP-C to its clinical team. Dr. Way and Ms. Hart are Family Medicine clinicians, serving patients of all ages. Dr. Way is seeing patients at the organization’s Wellfleet community health center while Ms. Hart is practicing at OCHS’ Harwich Port health center.

Dr. Way is a board-certified family medicine physician and a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Greenville Health System in 2013 in South Carolina. Prior to moving to the Outer Cape, he worked a decade as a primary care physician for PRISMA Health—South Carolina’s largest non-profit health system. He also served as a clinical assistant professor with the University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine in Greenville. Dr. Way places an emphasis on preventive care and maintaining quality physician-patient communication and excels at managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and COPD.

Ms. Hart is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master’s Degree from Simmons University of Health Sciences in Boston. Most recently, she served four years as a Neurology Nurse Practitioner with Cape Cod Healthcare specializing in headache, memory disorders, stroke, neuropathy, and movement disorders. Prior to that, Ms. Hart completed part of her Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Rotation with Duffy Health Center in Hyannis. A resident of the Lower Cape, Ms. Hart provides a holistic approach to caring for patients and their families that incorporates mind and body. She encourages healthy lifestyle choices and practices to promote health and achieve the best quality of life.

More about Outer Cape Health Services, Inc. (OCHS)

Founded in 1987, Outer Cape Health Services operates not-for-profit community health centers in Harwich Port, Wellfleet and Provincetown. OCHS offers primary care, behavioral health, telehealth and pharmacy service, optometry and other specialty care, and urgent care in Provincetown. OCHS serves more than 20,000 residents and visitors annually on the lower and outer Cape.  In addition, it offers Covid-19 testing and vaccination services at all sites.

As a mission-driven organization, OCHS provides access to high quality, community-based healthcare for patients and visitors from Yarmouth to Provincetown, regardless of their ability to pay. OCHS is a licensed Medical Clinic and Addiction Treatment site of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) designated by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). OCHS is recognized by both HRSA and the Joint Commission for being an outstanding community healthcare organization and is a member of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. To learn more or become a new OCHS patient or program client, visit