Maria Serafine, MHA, Senior Consultant, Community Health Centers, for Avanza Healthcare Strategies, has been named a Regent Award winner by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Ms. Serafine is the recipient of the "Early Career Healthcare Executive Award." She was nominated for her work with the ACHE Central Texas Chapter.
National Health Center Week is underway! This one-week celebration of community health centers takes place August 7-13, 2016. National Health Center Week has been celebrated for more than 30 years. It recognizes the more than 50 years of service provided by community health centers, which deliver comprehensive, preventive and primary healthcare to patients regardless of their ability to pay. Here are eight statistics to know about health centers.
Read some of the most significant stories published in June 2016 on population health and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), chosen by the Avanza team. Highlights include new funding for oral health services, AMA's adoption of policies that support population health, an analysis of the dangers inherent in the use of inconsistent healthcare terminology, and technology's role in improving population health.
The Health Resources and Services Administration is now accepting applications for New Access Point grants. The initiative will award an estimated $50 million in grants. With a June 17 deadline, the timeframe for completing your application is short, and you may not have the resources to pull it off.
Don't worry. Avanza can help.