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Partnering with Hospitals to Reduce Avoidable Emergency Visits

Roughly 13 to 27 percent of visits to the emergency department (ED) could be managed in a primary care setting, and the average non-emergency visit to the ED costs seven times more than the average health center visit. In the emerging landscape of value-based care, health centers and hospitals are exploring new partnerships to improve …

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More on the President’s Health Care Speech

By Amy Simmons It was only natural that Unity Health Care’s President and CEO Vince Keane had a front row seat to history last week during President Obama’s historic address to a Joint Session of Congress.  Keane was among the distinguished guests invited to accompany The First Lady Michelle Obama to attend the Presidential Address on Health …

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The Real Deal Comes To Georgia

That was U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal (R-GA) making a stop at the open house recently hosted by Georgia Mountains Health Services, Inc at its newest office in Chatsworth, Georgia. The new health center site was funded in part thanks to the President’s Initiative to place a Community Health Center in 200 of the poorest counties …

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Fixing America’s Primary Doc Shortage

The shortage of primary health care doctors is happening everywhere but out west an exciting solution is taking off. AT Still University’s first class of osteopaths hit the books this fall. Community Health Centers will be an important part of their education. In a unique partnership, select health centers will host the medical students to …