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North Country HealthCare launches family medicine residency program

Dec. 5, 2019 – Kaitlin Olson, Sun Staff Reporter North Country HealthCare will begin a three-year family medicine residency program this summer with four recent medical school graduates. Through the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, the Health Resources …

Burnout is rampant among doctors and nurses. Can the arts help?

Some 20 years ago, pulmonologist Marc Moss was working in the intensive care unit when a patient went into cardiac arrest. Moss and others tried to revive the man, but he did not survive. As doctors often are, Moss was …

Where to go and who to contact for free health insurance help

Nov 1, 2019, PHOENIX — When choosing a health care plan for your family, you probably have dozens of questions. Good news: there are places across the state to get free personalized help. Do you get insurance through your employer? …

Changes at Community Health Centers, and How Patients Are Benefiting

Results from the Commonwealth Fund National Survey of Federally Qualified Health Centers, 2013–2018 August 20, 2019 Community health centers provide comprehensive primary care and preventive services to some of the most vulnerable and underserved Americans, reducing the need for more …

HHS awards $293 million to expand primary health care workforce

October 18, 2018 – Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced $293 million in awards to primary health care clinicians and students through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps programs. “These programs …

40 trained to assist Yuma county with health insurance enrollment

By: Ciara Encinas YUMA, Ariz. – Cover Arizona, a coalition created to increase healthcare coverage is better educating Yuma County residents about certain healthcare plans. Nearly 400 people in Yuma County took advantage of helpers, to ensure they enrolled in the …

HHS Awards Over $1 Billion to Combat the Opioid Crisis

This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded over $1 billion in opioid-specific grants to help combat the crisis ravaging our country. The awards support HHS’s Five-Point Opioid Strategy, which was launched last year and enhanced this week. …

Marana Healthcare receives grant funding

Marana Healthcare, in conjunction with the University of Arizona’s College of Nursing, was awarded an Enhancing Behavioral Health Workforce Supplemental Funding Opportunity for Health Centers grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration. The funding will increase access to opioid …

Arizona health department receives $1M to address health care shortages

BY KTAR.COM SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 AT 4:30 AM PHOENIX — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gave $1 million to the Arizona Department of Health Services to address the shortage of health care providers in the state’s underserved areas, …

Statement from AACHC CEO, John C. McDonald, on the passing of Senator John McCain

“I want to take a moment as a veteran, health care CEO, and fellow Arizonan to express my admiration and respect for Senator John McCain. I appreciate his commitment to the health center mission and his support for access to …