Safety Net Clinics in Minnesota Face Loss of Federal Funds

In July 2017, Glenn Howatt of the Star Tribune wrote: “As Congress debates health care, $27 million in federal aid for state’s rural and needy is in jeopardy. Cutbacks and closures could follow.” Congress has until September 30, 2017 to act to extend this critical funding. Read the full story here.

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…

Northpoint Health and Wellness Plans for Expansion

The StarTribune includes an article on the redevelopment of the Plymouth/Penn intersection in North Minneapolis.  Thor Construction, the state’s largest minority-owned business, and Hennepin County partnered to make this project possible, with Hennepin County contributing $67 million to fund a major expansion of NorthPoint’s campus. The project is expected to revitalize the corridor, bring new…

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…