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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...

2011-04-08 10:40:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has inducted Castulo de la Rocha, President and CEO of AltaMed Health Services into the NACHC Grassroots Advocacy Hall of Fame. This award recognizes de la Rocha's lasting contributions to ensuring the creation, survival and strength of Community Health Centers and the health center movement over many years. For the past 33 years, de la Rocha's passion has been delivering...

2010-08-09 09:49:00

Training Frontline Workers is Focus of the National Jobs to Careers Initiative Efforts to be Celebrated During National Health Center Week, August 8-14 BOSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the National Association of Community Health Centers prepares to recognize the service and contributions of Community Health Centers during National Health Center Week (August 8 - 14), some community health centers are offering a way to fill critical workforce shortages, long seen as a major...

2010-06-03 12:07:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) today announced it has renewed its preferred partnership agreement with Staff Care, a leading locum tenens firm that places doctors in all specialties and other healthcare professionals on a temporary basis with a variety of healthcare organizations. Staff Care, based in Dallas, is an AMN Healthcare company (NYSE: AHS). NACHC first signed a locums preferred partnership agreement...

2009-09-17 10:47:00

National Association of Community Health Centers to Support Clinical Training for WGU's New Nursing Prelicensure Program SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, will partner to provide clinical training opportunities as part of WGU's new competency-based bachelor's degree program leading to initial RN licensure. The program, which began in California last July and will...

2009-08-04 10:26:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and Direct Relief International announced today the launch of a new nationwide program to help people with insulin-dependent diagnosed diabetes who have been affected by the current economic crisis to manage the disease. BD has pledged to donate 5 million insulin syringes and pen needles through Direct Relief to more than 1,000 community health center and free clinic partners...

2008-08-21 12:00:36

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Angelica Padron of CommuniCare Health Centers, +1-210- 233-7080, apadron@communicaresa.org; or Tory Archibald, APCO Worldwide, +1-646-218-8748, varchibald@apcoworldwide.com, for CommuniCare Health Centers Improved access to medical care for the nations uninsured population saves the nation between $9.9 and $17.6 billion every year; Pfizer helped more than 79,000 Texas Health Center patients get free medicines last year SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 21...

2008-08-08 18:00:11

HealthPort, a leading health information management and technology company, will recognize community health centers (CHCs) across the country during National Health Center Week, August 10-16, 2008. As a proud sponsor for the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), HealthPort is dedicated to helping community health centers bring light to the neglected health needs of communities across the nation. Currently, the company supports four healthcare centers: Golden Valley...

2008-08-07 09:00:14

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Sip Mouden, CEO, CHC of Arkansas, +1-501-517-2591, sbmouden@chc-ar.org; Lisa Weaver, CHC of Arkansas, +1-501-517-1743, lweaver@chc-ar.org; Tory Archibald, +1-646-218-8748, varchibald@apcoworldwide.com, for CHC of Arkansas National Health Center Week 2008 Dedicated to Good Health through Health Care Heroes LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc. announced that it will be joined at the Arkansas Primary...