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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...

2013-10-23 23:04:08

Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC), the regional primary care association for Delaware and Maryland health centers appoints a new CEO, H. Duane Taylor, Esq., MPP, MCPH Lanham, Maryland (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC) has named H.Duane Taylor, ESQ., MPP, MCPH, to lead the organization. The appointment of the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) comes at a pivotal time in the Association’s...

2013-07-02 20:21:05

Direct Relief and National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) announce relief to health centers affected by the storm SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-six nonprofit health centers in Hurricane Sandy-affected areas of New York and New Jersey learned today that they would receive cash grants -- collectively totaling $1,500,000 -- to boost recovery efforts and continue providing essential primary health services for residents in...

2013-06-12 16:26:50

Grant applications for funding now being accepted through July 8th DETROIT, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ninth consecutive year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) will award up to one million dollars in grant funding as part of its Strengthening the Safety Net program, an ongoing effort the Blues have supported to help Michigan's most vulnerable populations get access to better health care. Applications are available now, and will be accepted through July...

2013-02-20 12:26:46

The combined impact of the funding is expected to reach and improve health for thousands of residents. MIAMI, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Foundation of South Florida's Board of Directors approved $1,848,300 for grants focused on increasing access to quality, primary health care; healthy eating active communities; preventive health-measures; oral health and other community health needs. The grants, which range from $21,000 to $200,000, were awarded to 21 nonprofit...

2012-12-26 20:20:11

PASCO, Wash., Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services awarded Tri-Cities Community Health (TCCH) a grant for $500,000 to establish two new school based health centers in Pasco, Washington. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121226/SF34634LOGO) On December 19, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services approved over $80 million in awards to establish 197 school based health centers across the country to serve an estimated 384,000 students....

2012-11-27 14:53:12

Current safety-net providers are attentive to issues of quality but may be unable to care for more patients Implementation of the Affordable Care Act — now assured by the re-election of President Obama — is expected to result in up to 50 million currently uninsured Americans acquiring some type of health insurance coverage. But a study by researchers at the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) finds that a significant percentage of the...