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2013-10-24 23:01:06

Join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration at our new 18 exam room facility. Desert Hot Springs, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Borrego Health, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), invites the public to a grand opening celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Desert Hot Springs Community Health Center Main Campus. The new facility is 12,000-square-feet and is located at 66675 Pierson...

2013-08-09 23:01:26

The Community Health Center of Central Missouri will celebrate National Health Center Week, which takes place August 11-17. Jefferson City, MO (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The Community Health Center of Central Missouri is marking National Health Center Week 2013 with back-to-school physicals and dental screenings and healthy habits as part of a week long campaign. During the week, August 11-17, they will work to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health...

2012-08-31 23:01:20

Century Bank and Trust has been a long-time supporter of the Gala event, providing funding for entertainment since 2006. With regards to Century Bank and Trusts increased commitment, Fund Development Coordinator Terra Depew stated “On behalf of the CHC Foundation Board of Directors and the patients and families we serve, we thank Century Bank and Trust for their commitment.” Coldwater, MI (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 For the first time, the CHC Foundation Gala Committee gratefully...

2012-08-23 02:25:46

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, announced today that the 2012 Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities program will provide free medical and dental services to more than 8,000 children and their caregivers. Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities events are being held in cities throughout the United States through...

2012-08-07 06:26:27

DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Since September 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has required health insurance plans to cover most clinical preventive services without patient cost sharing. Effective immediately the ACA is now expanding this coverage to include several women's health services. The important caveat: Healthcare providers must be 'in-network' with insurance plans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/DA53453LOGO) New services included that...

2012-08-03 23:02:15

This is only the second new hospital to be approved in the state of Illinois in the past 30 years. It is anticipated that Centegra Hospital-Huntley will treat its first patients in 2015 and employ 1,100 area residents. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The Illinois Health Facilities Services and Review Board approved Centegra Health System´s plan for a 128-bed hospital in Huntley during a meeting July 24. This is only the second new hospital to be approved in the state of...

2012-07-24 02:29:12

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced a $3 million, multi-year partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). Beginning in 2013, grants will be made available to community health centers across the country to support the development of innovative, community-based programs and initiatives to manage chronic diseases. To address the...

2012-07-20 01:17:36

New research from the University of Alberta's School of Public Health has demonstrated that community-based resources in rural Uganda can successfully provide HIV treatments to patients, where economic and geographical barriers would typically prevent access to care. Working with the Kabarole District Health Department and colleagues at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, the researchers implemented a new model by which volunteers were trained to provide basic care to HIV patients in...

2012-07-17 10:24:37

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) finds the proposed cuts in the Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Bill, FY2013, to be dangerous to the nation's long-term health and wellbeing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) The following is a statement from Jeff Levi, Executive Director of TFAH, who also serves as Chair of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. "After having...

2012-07-10 10:50:18

Government-funded community health centers, which serve low-income and uninsured patients, provide better care than do private practices, a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine has found. Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, and colleagues at University of California, San Francisco looked at the actions physicians took when patients visited private practices versus the actions that were taken at community health...