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CHC Funding Increases Urged in PA

Funding increase urged for community-health centers James P. Kelly Executive Director SouthEast Lancaster Health Services, Inc. Lancaster, PA Editor, New Era Now that the elections are behind us, it is my hope that all of our newly elected and incumbent members of Congress will focus on the issue of affordable and accessible health care for …

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In Colorado, Expanding to Meet the Growing Need

Peak Vista Community Health Centers in Colorado Springs recently purchased a building in close proximity to Peak Vista’s existing main campus to further meet growth demands, community need, and to serve more patients. Established in 1971, Peak Vista annually offers primary medical care and dental services to close to 50,000 residents of the Pikes Peak …

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Urging Congress for Affordable and Accessible Health Care in Yakima

Anita Monoian, CEO of Yakima Neighborhood Health Services in Washington state, has published a great letter to the editor Yakima Herald Republic, urging that the new Congress move ahead with an “agenda of affordable and accessible health care”, and underscoring the importance of supporting health centers.

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Rhode Island Health Center Reaps Awards

Thundermist Health Center of South County has received two awards for the re-design of their medical practice. Quality Partners of RI awarded the South County site a “2006 Advancing Innovation in Healthcare Award.” Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI awarded Thundermist of South County a 2nd Place Quality Award during National Healthcare Week. Using an …

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The Silent Epidemic in Boston

The innovative work of Boston-area Community Health Centers in the fight against diabetes was recently highlighted in the Boston Globe. The Globe article, the first installment of a 2 part series, notes “In 2002, for the first time, diabetes crept onto the list of the top five killers of black Bostonians.” Five of the city’s …

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Denver Cuts Ribbon at New Comprehensive Primary Care Facility

Denver Health Services held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for a new 75,000 three story comprehensiveDenver Health Ribbon Cutting primary care, dental, pharmacy and laboratory health center now called the Mayor Wellington E. Webb Center for Primary Care. Denver Health has also been named the winner of the 10th Annual Ernest Amory Codman Award in Ambulatory …

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Primary Health Care

Health care work force growth strategies were recently featured at a Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. Dan Hawkins, Vice President for Policy at the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) participated in a panel discussion about the challenges facing the health care work force on at the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC). The …