James W. Hunt, Jr., President and CEO of the Mass. League of Community Health Centers, talks about how access to care from neighborhood clinics could be affe...
What is a Community Health Center
Community Health Centers are the backbone of the primary health care safety-net in Colorado.
What is a Community Health Center (CHC)?
When you think about a community health center what do you see?
What is a Community Health Center?
Think you know about Community Health Centers? Our new animated video shows you all the reasons why OneWorld Community Health Centers is doing what's right f...
July Lunch to Learn with Dr. Hoffman, Tri-State Community Health Center
Sun safety with Dr. Hoffman of Tri-State Community Health Center in McConnellsburg, Pa
Do you know what a community health center is?
West Virginia's community health centers are the medical home to 1 in 5 West Virginians. They provide accessible, affordable and accountable primary care ser...
Why Community Health Centers Matter
By treating patients, educating low-income people about health, and providing jobs, the local centers are an efficient and effective way to serve the needy.
WYO Community Health Centers: 20,000 Depend on Them
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A new report that details the benefits and 50-year history of Community Health Centers notes that they are key to getting affordable health care to folks in rural areas - which describes most of Wyoming. Nearly 20,000 Wyomingites receive care at 13 health centers in Wyoming, said Jan Drury, chief executive of the Wyoming Primary Care Association. ...
Financial and Operational Ratios and Trends of Community Health Centers
This report provides an operational and financial overview of the community health center industry for the years 2008 – 2011. Prepared with the goal of increasing the information available to lenders and investors on community health centers nationwide, this document is the second of a series of studies supported by Citi Foundation, which will further illuminate the financial and operational trends of this group of organizations.
Community health center program fills a critical need
The majority of Montana’s community health centers (CHCs) are either located in or support satellite sites in rural communities across the state. Community Health Partners (CHP), with locations and services
Changes at Community Health Centers, and How Patients Are Benefiting
To track how community health centers across the U.S. are changing in light of shifts in the policy landscape, we compared results from the 2013 Commonwealth Fund Survey of Federally Qualified Health Centers — conducted one year prior to the ACA’s insurance expansions — with results from the most recent survey in 2018.
Why eye care is essential for community health centers
AOA Health Center Committee members believe eye and vision care services will become crucial for every community health center (CHC)—especially for serving the underserved.
Why I Love Working in a Community Health Center
Luis Garcia, M.D., spoke with several colleagues who work in community health centers, as he does, about what makes these practices so rewarding for family physicians.
Boston Public Health Commission Announces $100,000 in grants to Community Health Centers
The Boston Public Health Commission today announced $100,000 in grant awards to four Boston community health centers. The funds will support health centers in implementing improvements to their systems and services that will enable them to better serve residents of Boston Housing Authority (BHA) developments
Obamacare announces another $100 million for community health centers
The Obama administration announced Tuesday that there would be another $100 million under the Affordable Care Act to add more sites to the nation's 1,300 community health centers. In June the administration announced $300 million to add services, hire...
Obamacare Boosted Community Health Centers’ Reach. Now What?
Two studies quantify gains made as a result of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion and fuel concerns about how GOP plans to repeal and replace it might undermine these advances.
How a Community Health Center Became a Racial Justice Organization
Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center has been taking on one of the most painful and complex issues we face as a city—racial reconciliation and healing—and doing it with a brave group of young people.
How Community Health Centers are Taking on Accountable Care for the Most Vulnerable
Farzad Mostashari and James Colbert identify the efforts of three New York-based federally qualified health centers to form a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO).
Mission Driven Careers » Why Do Community Health Centers Deserve Celebration?
But why are CHCs worth celebrating? Here are a few facts about Colorado’s CHCs Colorado CHCs continue to serve more patients each year. From 2010 to 2011, they experienced a 3.5 percent increase in patient load, and have seen a 58.8 percent increase in patients over the last ten years (2002-2011). CHCs can save taxpayer money. One study shows that CHCs save the health care system $1,262 per patient. [i] Colorado CHCs provide comprehensive primary health care for less than $2.00 per patient…
What Community Health Centers Mean to Americans and How they Manage Chronic Diseases
If 75 percent of your income was spent on funding a medical condition that could have been prevented in the first place, that would get your attention...