In the News Using Data to Track Patients, Twin Cities Clinics Save Millions While Improving Care

The StarTribune's Glen Howatt published an article on how health centers in the metro are using patient data to not only measure the quality of care they are providing, but both improve outcomes and save money. Read the story here.

In the News MNACHC Members and Staff Featured in Minnesota Physician Magazine's "100 Influential Minnesota Health Care Leaders"

Every four years, the Minnesota Physician magazine names “100 Influential Minnesota Health Care Leaders” based on nominations from the publication’s readers.  According to the publication, the list represents “a cross section of the breadth and depth of Minnesota’s health care delivery system, from clinical care to health care policy to administration and management.”   Among those recognized include Rita Plourde, Dr. Patrick Rock, and Rhonda Degelau! See August 2016 issue here.

SAVE THE DATE Many Faces of Community Health Conference 2017

The Many Faces of Community Healthy Conference will be held October 26-27, 2017. Join us to learn about the impact of health care reforms, ways to advance health equity, and how to apply best practices to the delivery of primary care to the disadvantaged. Check out our website for updates!



In the News Northpoint Health and Wellness Plans for Expansion

The StarTribune includes an article on the upcoming redevelopment of the Plymouth/Penn intersection in north Minneapolis.  Thor Construction, the state’s largest minority-owned business, and Hennepin County have partnered to make this project possible, with Hennepin County contributing $67 million to fund a major expansion of NorthPoint’s campus.  The project also includes plans for a new 4-story building to house Thor Construction’s headquarters, street-level retail space, and a new parking deck. Read the article here.  


The project is expected to revitalize the corridor, bring new employment opportunities to the neighborhood, and expand access to NorthPoint’s services for the growing numbers of people seeking care. Read the story here.


In the News Lake Superior Community Health Center Celebrates Health Center Week

Dayle Patterson, CEO and Courtney Swalboski, HR Coordinator talk to WDIO News about their upcoming Health Center week celebration plans. See the story here.


In the News Former Health Center Patient Returns as Pharmacist

Kim Tran first encountered Community University Health Care Center as a small child in the early 1990s when her family immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam. Her experiences at CUHCC inspired her to pursue a career in health care: she is now a PharmD and on staff at CUHCC. Many of you also heard her tell her story at the October 2015 Many Faces conference. Read her story here. For more health center news, visit our "News & Events" tab.


HRSA Site Visit Resources

Information on HRSA Site Visits for 2016 can be found on MNACHC's "Member Resources" page.


Community Health Center Job Openings in Minnesota FQHCs

Working at a Community Health Center"  lists openings at MNACHC member clinics. Many of these community clinic jobs are eligible for federal and state loan repayment for health professionals.


MNACHC's Community Health Center Videos

The 2015 Many Faces of Community Health conference was a great success! Premiering at this event were  four videos that MNACHC developed to increase awareness of the ongoing need for access to health care and the role that Minnesota's community health centers play in addressing the need. Click on the links below to see the videos.


National Health Service Corp - NHSC Students to Service Program Will Open in Fall of 2016

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides up to $120,000 to medical students (MD and DO) in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least 3 years or half time for at least 6 years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.






Interested in working at a Community Health Center?

MNACHC has job postings for FQHCs all around Minnesota!  Check out the job postings here.


National Health Service Corps

The National Health Service Corps is a great way to contribute to your community while receiving help in paying off your student loans.  Visit the NHSC website here for more information.


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