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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 …

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Educating the New Congress

More than 60 new Members of Congress– that’s over 50 in the House and 8 in the Senate– will be sworn in come January. NACHC is urging health centers and Primary Care Associations to get the message out and educate these new Members of Congress about the importance of reauthorizing and fully funding health centers. …