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Health Center Leaders Honored at Agricultural Worker Health Conference

The NACHC 2017 Agricultural Worker Health Conference is underway in Savannah, GA.  Migrant heath centers currently serve nearly 1 million of the estimated 4 million agricultural workers in the country, and they are on course to boost up that number to 2 million patients served by year 2020. Today the focus of the conference was on the health …

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And It’s a Wrap (Almost)

Another great day at the NACHC 2017 Policy and Issues Forum. Today’s sessions were chock full of information. And did we mention the record attendance? It has been standing room only in the General Session, which today featured Forbes columnist and physician Carolyn McClanahan whose column this week about Community Health Centers was spot on! …

Health Center Advocacy, NACHC Events

Day Two of the 2017 NACHC P & I

Today nearly 3,000 health center leaders in attendance at the NACHC 2017 P & I descended upon Capitol Hill and made their case to decision-makers about the importance of preserving and strengthening the Health Center Program. Of particular concern to health centers far and wide is the looming primary care funding cliff, which will result in a 70 …

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Day One of the NACHC Policy and Issues Forum

Yesterday was the first official day of the 2017 NACHC Policy and Issues Forum and a record crowd (standing room only) was treated to an abundance of wisdom during the Opening General Session. Let’s break it down. First, there were the remarks by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and Michael Leavitt, the former Governor …

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The NACHC 2017 P&I is Here!

The NACHC 2017 Policy and Issues Forum is about to start and we could not be more excited.  More than 2,500 Community Health Center leaders from around the country have signed up to attend this national gathering, including a record number of consumers [see media advisory]. The policy conference began today with a panel discussion …

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Wanted: Young Professional Health Center Leaders

If you’ve been to any NACHC events in recent years, you’ve probably heard leadership talk about the importance of training the next generation of health center leaders. I’m still fairly new here, but I know I have. This year, with the introduction of the new Young Professional Leadership Exchange (YP) track at the 2016 Community …

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Download the New and Improved NACHC P&I App Today!

The new and improved mobile application for the 2014 Policy and Issues Forum is officially available for download via the Apple and Google App stores. Following #NACHCpi on Twitter, registering for education sessions, and staying up to date on the latest conference news is as easy as pushing a button. How to locate and download …

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How NACHC Conference Attendees Used Twitter To Share Their Experience

By Micah Clemens More and more attendees of NACHC conferences are turning to Twitter and other social media platforms to share their experience and join the conversation. At the Community Health Institute & EXPO, we saw a record number of attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and NACHC staff share their experience at the CHI using the hashtag …

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Great New Tools for the Upcoming NACHC CHI Conference

By Micah Clemens After you’ve registered for CHI 2012, there are two things you can do to get the most out of your experience: Download NACHC’s first smartphone app for iPhone or Android, which is a guide for CHI 2012. Start using the Hashtag #chi12 to join the conversation about the conference to share what you …

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Highlights of the CHI in San Diego

By Amy Simmons Farber The great thing about Community Health Center conferences is that they gather together in one place dedicated community health leaders who are passionate about their work.  The general session held yesterday at the NACHC Community Health Institute and Expo featured great speakers who reminded us that inspite of the fiscal uncertainties challenging health centers, the work that we do now is critical.  And …