October 18, 2019

Michael Jordan has funded a clinic to serve patients with little or no health insurance

(CNN)Six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he has funded in the North Carolina city. The facility will offer care to Charlotte residents, including underinsured and uninsured patients. At the opening Thursday of the Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic, Jordan gave an emotional speech. […]

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October 15, 2019

Community Health Hero: People’s Health Clinic

COURTESY ERIK SEO PHOTOGRAPHY People’s Health Clinic, Park City, Utah: Park City, Utah, is an outdoor sports and entertainment utopia. Some 600,000 people a year pass through to visit its world-class ski resorts, which hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics, or attend the Sundance Film Festival. For many of the 8,000 full-time residents, something is missing: […]

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September 19, 2019

Free Clinic of Meridian receives grant for laboratory

Patients of the Free Clinic of Meridian will soon be able to get laboratory test results on site because of a grant the clinic received, leaders of the clinic said Thursday. The clinic is one of six nationwide to receive the funds for a diagnostic laboratory, according to a news release. The new equipment will […]

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September 18, 2019

Community Clinics Receive Grant for Point-of-Care Diagnostics

BD, Heart to Heart International and the NAFC Announce 2019 Grantees for Multi-Year Diagnostic Testing Initiative to Improve Patient Outcomes Alexandria, VA, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As part of a continued effort to support and improve evidence-based care in community clinics, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology […]

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September 10, 2019

Number of uninsured Americans rises for the first time since Obamacare

The number of Americans lacking health insurance ticked up slightly last year, marking the first annual increase in the uninsured rate in nearly a decade, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday. The uninsured rate rose from 7.9 percent in 2017 to 8.5 percent last year, amounting to nearly 2 million more uninsured people, as experts […]

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September 7, 2019

Free Community Health Fair for Uninsured Adults

Free Community Health Fair for Uninsured Adults from NCTV17 Naperville News 17 on Vimeo. Community Health Fair The Islamic Center of Naperville and Community United Methodist Church came together for the third year to host their free community health fair. “We belong to one community which is humanity, regardless of our race and religion. Our ailments are the […]

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July 18, 2019

CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation Building Healthier Communities across the Country with Nearly $3 Million in New Grants to Free Clinics

New funding from CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation to approximately 130 clinics will increase access to care as part of longstanding partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As part of an ongoing commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and its Foundation […]

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