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Wright Center Earns NCQA School-Based Medical Home Recognition

The Citizen's Voice reports that the Wright Center for Community Health's school-based practice in West Scranton recently became the first in the country to receive National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) School-Based Medical Home Recognition.

April 19, 2019 Outreach and Enrollment News

Did You Know?

A consumer may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) in the Health Insurance Marketplace if he or she (or anyone in his or her household):

It's a Positive Review for Pittsburgh Health Center Author

Dr. Jonathan Weinkle's new book, "Healing People, Not Patients: Creating Authentic Relationships in Modern Healthcare," has received a positive review in Pittsburgh Quarterly.

Health Federation Receives $4.975 Million SAMHSA Grant

Congratulations to PACHC partner, the Health Federation of Philadelphia, on its award of $4.975 million in grant funding over five years from the Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Health Center Diabetes Initiative Highlighted at Round Table

Welsh Mountain Health Centers   presented on their "STAMPEDE" initiative during this week's round table in Harrisburg hosted by the Aetna Foundation and U.S. News & World Report. Kate Millay, CQO at the health center, discussed how the "Stick Together And Make Progress Eliminating Diabetes Everywhere" (STAMPEDE).


PACHC Highlights

2019 Spring Advocacy Forum

Event date: 5/14/2019 10:45 AM - 5/15/2019 3:00 PM

PACHC's annual Spring Advocacy Forum will be held on May 14-15 at the Harrisburg Hilton, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

May 3 Webinar to Help Health Centers Address Social Determinants of Health

PACHC and the Health Federation of Philadelphia are hosting a webinar May 3 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm on Aunt Bertha, one of the largest closed loop referral networks for social services in the United States.

Highlights from the NACHC P&I

For those unable to join us in Washington D.C. last week for legislative visits and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) Policy & Issues Forum, here is some of what we learned:

CME Credits Approved for Two PACHC Programs

PACHC received word last week that the LEAN/Six Sigma training we offered last month has been approved by the AAFP CME Credit System Department and the Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD) for 10 prescribed credits and January's C-Suite Forum for 10.5 prescribed credits

PACHC Staffer Honored with National Emerging Leader Award

Congratulations to Amanda Tekely, PACHC's events & communications manager, for being one of 12 individuals nationwide recognized by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy with a 2019 Emerging Leader Award!