National Health Center Week Events in New Hampshire and Vermont
Community Health Centers in New Hampshire and Vermont are celebrating National Health Center Week, August 7-13, with family fun events and an open invitation to community members to stop by for information on the health care services available at their local Community Health Center.
Beginning with the establishment of the first Health Center in 1965 in Massachusetts, the Community Health Center model has spread across the country to every state. Today, there are more than 9,000 Health Centers serving 23 million people. Nationally, Health Centers save the health care system $24 billion annually, generate $26.5 billion in economic activity and engender more than 230,000 jobs. Because of their long record of success in innovation, managing healthcare costs and reducing chronic disease, leaders in Congress have declared Community Health Centers a model of care that offers a “bipartisan solution to the primary care access problems” facing our nation.
Vermont and New Hampshire Community Health Centers provide health care to all ages, including primary and preventive medical and oral health care, behavioral and mental health care, and substance misuse treatment. Contact your local Community Health Center in New Hampshire or Vermont anytime for information on how to access health care services.
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Bi-State Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Primary Care Conference
FAIRLEE, VERMONT - May 24, 2016 - Bi-State celebrated its 30th anniversary with more than 200 health care industry leaders at its 2016 Primary Care Conference at Lake Morey Resort.
The conference, led by Tess Stack Kuenning, president/CEO, featured experts on the transformation to a value-based health care system, the next phase in health care reform underway throughout the country. Read more in the 2016 Primary Care Conference Program.
Photo: Bi-State Awards were presented to eight individuals for their outstanding contributions to improving access to health care in New Hampshire and Vermont.