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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 …

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Aloha from San Diego!

By Amy Simmons Farber The NACHC Community Health Institute & Expo (CHI)  is already off to a spectacular start in sunny San Diego, CA (far from the ravaging winds of Hurricane Irene).  One not-to-miss event was the celebration of incoming NACHC Board Chair Kauila Clark, from Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center in Kapolei, Hawaii.  The elaborate ceremony …

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Countdown to CHI 2011

By Micah Clemens Here at the NACHC headquarters, the excitement is growing about this year’s Community Health Institute and EXPO! We learned this week that the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, has graciously agreed to come speak at the general session on Tuesday, August 30th.  Among her many impressive accomplishments, Dr. Benjamin founded the …

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The Spotlight on Farmworker Health

By Yvette Crenshaw The Farmworker Conference in Delray Beach, FL,  has wrapped up and most attendees came away with a better understanding of the challenges ahead.  Community Health Centers serve over one million farmworkers, who frequently suffer from poor living and working conditions that lead to health problems, such a pesticide-related illnesses, work related injuries, and higher …

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Farmworker Conference Underway in Florida!

By Yvette Crenshaw The 2011 National Farmworker Conference has started in Delray Beach, FL.  The national conference is the only one of its kind that brings together a host of health experts, activists, researchers and leaders to focus on health services for America’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Attendees from all over the country gather to dialogue …

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2011 P&I Underway in Washington, D.C.!

By Yvette Crenshaw Not only does March 23, 2011 mark the one year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it also marks the first day of the Policy & Issues Forum in Washington, D.C. Thousands of health care leaders gathered from all over country to the opening general session to hear the encouraging and supportive words of …