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Breaking Down Barriers in Delaware

We like it when good ideas and resources meet in the same place to solve a problem. That’s what is going on in Delaware at Westside Health in New Castle County. The health center and pharmaceautical giant AstraZeneca marked Cover the Uninsured Week by launching the “Healthy Delawareans, Today and Tomorrow” initiative. The program will …

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The Digital Divide

Community Health Centers lag behind the private sector in adopting electronic medical records (EMRS), writes Doug Smith, a health center leader in North Carolina. Doug is also the chief executive officer and chief information officer of Community Partners HealthNet, Inc. and is president and chief executive officer of Greene County Health Care. He’s passionate about …

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National Public Health Week

Next week is National Public Health Week (April 2-8) a time to focus on addressing the unique needs of the nation’s most vulnerable populations during public health threats. This is a weeklong campaign NACHC is proud to sponsor, given that America’s health centers have played a critical role in protecting public health during disasters. A …

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Access Denied to 56 Million

Access Denied Report CoverNearly one in five Americans don’t have access to basic health care. That’s according to a new report from the National Association of Community Health Centers and the Robert Graham Center. The big surprise is that lack of access doesn’t discriminate. The medically disenfranchised come from all income levels, racial backgrounds and …