According to the 2022 Chartbook from the National Association of Community Health Centers, more than 29 million Americans rely upon community health centers as their primary source of healthcare.
Engagement tools prove effectiveness among LGBTQ+ community
To help mark National Health Center Week (August 8-14), eClinicalWorks® recently sat down with Kirsty Gutierrez, Vice President of Health Center Services at Metro Inclusive Health in St. Petersburg, Florida, to learn how healthcare IT tools help their practice deliver care to their patients.
"The Chemistry for Strong Communities"
It has been more than 150 years since chemists in England, Germany, and Russia began constructing the first periodic table of the elements, arranging the fundamental constituents of the universe in order of their atomic weight and relations to one another. Even today, scientists debate the placement of certain elements and continue efforts to catch a glimpse, however brief, of “new” elements.
Health centers in perfect position to make a critical difference
The COVID-19 crisis has placed enormous strain on the things that constitute community — connecting in person, discussing problems, and supporting patients with their health needs. It is natural that community health centers lead the fight against the effects of the pandemic.
New tools and techniques for the coronavirus fight
The coronavirus pandemic has affected just about everything in 2020. National Health Center Week (August 9-15) is an opportunity to focus on both the challenges that COVID-19 is posing for healthcare and some creative solutions.
Like many rural areas in the U.S., Pecos, New Mexico and environs has two tales to tell. One is of breathtaking natural beauty, where hiking, biking, and sightseeing unfold against a backdrop as beautiful as any in the nation. The other is a story of hardworking people who sometimes struggle with issues of health, insurance, and access to quality care.
Celebrating the care all Americans deserve
For most Americans, getting to the doctor is a fairly routine activity. We may not like taking the time to book and keep an appointment, but most of us do not worry that the services will be there when we need them.