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National Health Center Week: MN Community Care on KSTP

Watch here as Paige Bowen of MN Community Care promotes National Health Center Week and the important work of community health centers!

 

Local View in the Duluth News Tribune: Community Health Centers are the Nation’s Safety Nets

National Health Center Week Op-Ed by CEO Dayle Patterson, of Lake Superior Community Health Center

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Health Centers Featured in the July/August 2019 Edition of Metro Doctors Magazine

Pages 10-11: Collaboration to Advance Quality of Care in Underserved Populations, featuring FUHN and it’s 10 member organizations

Page 32: Luminary of Twin Cities Medicine- Dr. Steven Vincent, who served as the long-time Chief Clinical Officer at People’s Center Clinics & Services

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Minnesota medical providers work with patients to balance health with fasting during Ramadan

“Five years ago, a Muslim diabetes patient mentioned to Dr. Roli Dwivedi that she was fasting for the month of Ramadan — a practice that can be difficult for people trying to control their blood sugar.

“And here I was, sitting with my medical degree … and I’d never thought about it before,” said Dwivedi, chief clinical officer at Community-University Health Care Center in Minneapolis.

So she set about developing a curriculum for medical staff to learn how to work with patients during the holiest time of the year for Muslims, when prohibitions on eating, drinking and taking oral medications during the day sometimes run into conflict with managing health conditions.”

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Clinic wins ‘Innovator of the Year Award’ 

“Sawtooth Mountain Clinic was presented the ‘2018 Innovator of the Year Award’ by the Colon Cancer Coalition during a recent event in the Twin Cities. The clinic’s effort to raise awareness about the value of a colorectal cancer screening was among the reasons the award was presented to the local healthcare facility.”

Click here to learn more about the great work Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is doing to increase their colorectal cancer screening rates!