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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 …

Mariposa Community Health Center’s Kunz wins rural health award

Susan Kunz, chief of program development at Mariposa Community Health Center, has been recognized as the 2018 Exceptional Rural Health Professional. The recognition by the Arizona Rural Health Association came on Aug. 7 in Flagstaff after public health colleagues nominated …

Sensational grand opening for Benson Family Health Center

Chiricahua pleased by welcome, huge community turnout   By Chris Dabovich The Benson Family Health Center is a welcomed addition to Benson and the encompassing San Pedro Valley communities. That much and more was evident Saturday during the grand opening …

Circle the City comes full circle with new Phoenix medical clinic for the homeless

Jessica Boehm, Arizona Republic It’s been just a few weeks since Circle the City cut the ribbon on its new medical respite center — a 50-bed facility where people experiencing homelessness and medical concerns can live and get treatment from …

Most Influential Women: Peggy Chase, Terros Health

By Michael Gossie – AZ Big Media Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2018 in the July issues of the magazines. Each day, Azbigmedia.com will profile one of the Most Influential Women …