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Latest Bureau of Primary Health Care Stories

2014-04-03 08:31:06

Nearly 70 grants are awarded to Free and Charitable Clinics, School-Based Health Centers and Community Health Centers as part of a $5 million, multi-year initiative WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the recipients of nearly 70 grants awarded to free and charitable clinics, school-based health centers (SBHCs) and community health centers as part of a $5 million...

2014-02-18 12:30:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Michael Wolf and Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today visited Hope Within Ministries, one of 40 new recipients to receive a grant through the department's Community-Based Health Care Subsidy Program. The center will use its $190,096 grant to enhance its free primary care services to the underinsured and financially challenged in Dauphin and Lancaster counties. The department's Community-Based Health...

2012-12-27 16:22:27

The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care Health Center Controlled Network award is being made in increments of $775,000 per year over three years provided the organization meets its goals PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OCHIN, Inc. has been awarded a HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care Health Center Controlled Network grant to meet three major goals. Support Electronic Health Record (EHR) installations for new...

2012-11-15 16:27:03

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today observes National Rural Health Day and celebrates the 25(th) anniversary of the establishment of the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP). Created in 1987 under the Social Security Act, ORHP advises the Secretary on HHS policies impacting rural health and works with state and local partners to enhance delivery of services to 62 million residents living in rural communities. "The...

2012-08-01 06:24:44

DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) will hold the latest C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic for uninsured people in Dallas next month. The free clinic, held in conjunction with the Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (LSACC) and the North Texas Association of Charitable Clinics (NTACC), is scheduled for September 29 at the Dallas Convention Center, Hall A, 650 South Griffin St., and will be open for...

2012-03-29 02:29:55

The traditional separation between primary health care providers and public health professionals is impeding greater success in meeting their shared goal of ensuring the health of populations, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Integration of these fields will require national leadership as well as substantial adaptation at the local level, said the committee that wrote the report. The report recommends ways that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...

2012-03-19 14:20:42

WASHINGTON and BETHESDA, Md., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Recognizing the need for trusted resources with relevant experience to help safety-net providers manage increasing demands for quality, cost, and outcome data, as well as navigate a complex and ever changing HIT marketplace, The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), in partnership with three Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs) - Health Choice Network of Florida, OCHIN of Oregon, and the Alliance of...

2011-09-29 22:20:00

Ensuring that quality care is delivered in Federally Deemed Health Center and Free Clinics Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 The Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc. (KePRO) was awarded a one year contract by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to provide targeted consultative support for the management of Free Clinic Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) claims for the Health Center and Programs. KePRO previously held this contract from 2004-2010, when it went out...

2011-06-06 14:33:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care, a comprehensive roadmap for physicians, nurse-practitioners, dentists and other clinicians on how best to manage the long-term care of patients with HIV/AIDS, is now available online. Produced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the updated volume covers more than 90 topics and provides guidance on a broad range of clinical care issues, including testing and assessment,...

2011-04-27 16:46:00

Private/public partnership will make possible care for more than 20,000 people. BRONX, N.Y., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More primary and specialty health care will soon be available to Bronx residents thanks to a partnership between the City, the State, the Federal government and four private financiers. Urban Health Plan, Inc. announced the construction of a new six-story, 54,000-square-foot facility that will help more than 20,000 South Bronx residents get and remain...