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Nov 29, 2017
Behavioral health and primary care workforce challenges are not mutually exclusive. The type of clinicians who provide behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment in primary care settings are often the same. Solutions should address the full continuum of the health care workforce to meet the needs of the Granite State. - Tess Kuenning, CNS, MS, RN - President and CEO, Bi-State Primary Care Association 
Sep 29, 2017

Dr. Kent, Goodwin Community Health, Somersworth, NHNH Business Review

A potential 70% cut in federal funding would devastate the ability of Community Health Centers to provide services.  




Jul 31, 2017

Tess Stack Kuenning, CNS, MS, RN By Tess Stack Kuenning 

For the Monitor - Wednesday, June 07, 2017


Everyone agrees that we need to find practical solutions to recruit and retain health care workers. Many health care workers express how important loan repayment assistance is in helping them to stay in medically underserved communities where their services are desperately needed. The State Loan Repayment Program is the most credible and successful tool employers have to attract and keep health care workers in our state.


Jul 20, 2017

Let’s Address the Primary Health Care Crisis in Vermont and America by Expanding Community Health Centers

By Senator Bernard Sanders


The Trump-Ryan-McConnell “health care” bill currently being pushed by Republicans in Washington is one of the worst pieces of legislation to ever pass the U.S. House of Representatives in the modern history of our country.

I will do everything I can to defeat this bill.