Leading Change was a unique opportunity to be able to work together with the field in offering groundbreaking approaches and novel strategies for delivering virtual care at home
Health centers sprang into existence more than five decades ago as part of a “ripple effect” from the Civil Rights Movement, writes Lathran Woodard.
The United States has a legal obligation to provide health care to Native Americans. Yet, the Native American community faces significant health status and health care inequities when compared to other U.S. populations. Native Americans born today have a life expectancy that is 4.4 years less than the overall U.S. population, and they die at …
Ben Money, NACHC’s new Senior Vice President for Public Health Priorities, has dedicated almost four decades of his professional life to community health centers and local public health.
In the newest episode of our podcast, Health Centers on the Front Lines, we hear from Basim Khan, MD, Executive Director of Neighborhood Health, to get a sense of how he’s shifting his focus to ensure more underserved people are protected from the pandemic.
The idea of a welcoming health practice that can address the specific needs of LGBTQIA+ patients seems simple enough, but in reality, it requires a deep level of knowledge and skill. Ask yourself: If a patient comes to your health center asking for an HIV prevention plan with prophylaxis, are your clinicians trained to respond? …
How many of you grew up listening to Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, Rosey Grier, and others singing “Free to Be, You and Me?” The songs and stories expressed the possibilities for me growing up that were not reflected nor reinforced consistently outside of my home. As I grew older, these songs were a soundtrack of …
This experience of a welcoming and inclusive health care provider isn’t unusual. It’s happening at health centers all over the country. Here’s what they are doing.
With correct social data, including SO/GI, we can know exactly how many trans patients receive services at health centers and in turn, health centers can identify opportunities for more culturally and medically adept LGBTQAI+ services.
Asian health centers have been uniquely positioned to support communities in trying times.