Health Center News

The Heart 2 Heart Neighborhood Health Advocate Program continues to fight health disparities related to hypertension and stroke in South Berkeley.  Wednesday October 24th marked the eighth cohort to complete the Heart 2 Heart Neighborhood Health Advocate Training Program. Lucinda Bazile, LifeLong Medical Care’s Deputy Director, and Janice Chen, City of Berkeley’s Public Health Division Manager, […]

A good time was had by all in attendance at the August 12 event – Looking Back, Moving Forward Together – celebrating Alameda Health Consortium’s 40th and Community Health Center Network’s 20th anniversaries. The festivities were held in the beautiful Roof Top Gardens of the Downtown Oakland Kaiser building and featured a number of special […]

Patients of CHCN’s eight health center member clinics reported overall high levels of satisfaction with their experience, based on the 2013 Patient Satisfaction Survey (PSS) distributed during the week of October 28, 2013. Patients of CHCN health centers had a high overall satisfaction rate of 89%. Eighty-six percent of patients reported that it was easy […]

On August 14, 2013, the unincorporated areas of Ashland/Cherryland celebrated the groundbreaking of a new site for Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc. (TVHC). The groundbreaking ceremony coincided with National Health Center Week of August 12-17, and commenced at 2pm at 16110 East 14th Street, San Leandro, CA.  Confirmed speakers at the groundbreaking included Juan Gomez, […]

Asian Health Services, on August 8, ushered in the Grand Opening of its new AHS 835 Clinic in Oakland Chinatown with a crowd of 300 participants who came to celebrate this significant milestone. VIPs who spoke at the event included US Congresswoman, Barbara Lee, State Assembly member Rob Bonta, Oakland City Council President Pat Kernighan, […]

This year, National Health Center Week (NHCW) was celebrated on August 11 – 17. The purpose of NHCW is to raise public awareness about the value of Community Health Centers and their mission to provide affordable and accessible health care to medically vulnerable and underserved populations throughout the nation. There are events throughout the second […]

As we close in on October 1st, the opening of the Covered CA enrollment period, community health centers (CHCs) need to be as visible as possible in order to be successful in the new health care arena being ushered in by health care reform.  To assist CHCs with their visibility, the California Primary Care Association […]

by Molly Hart Dr. Edwin Munich is the Medical Director of Information Technology at LifeLong Medical Care (LMC), he is also serving as one of three interim Chief Medical Officiers at LLMC. He has been the EHR Clinical Lead during LMC’s implementation of the NextGen electronic health record (EHR) system at three LMC sites. Molly […]

by Joi Wilson The Alameda Health Consortium and Community Health Center Network have conducted an annual series of Professional Development Sessions for our employees since 2009. For the 2013 series, AHC and CHCN management decided to focus on providing our employees with a better understanding of our member health centers and the important work that […]

Native American Health Center –Running Is My High Over 400 runners and walkers joined together on Saturday, March 9 at the Native American Health Center’s (NAHC) 12th annual “Running is My High” 5K and 10K event.  This year’s theme, With all our Powers Combined, motivated participants of all ages and backgrounds to come together for a […]