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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
OAFP launches campaign encouraging Ohioans to mask and distance »
“A new social media campaign is underway, urging Ohioans to wear a face covering and practice physical distancing when in...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Testing options arrive even with no symptoms, no doctor order »
“Coronavirus testing options are increasing in the region, including testing at no cost billed to patients and for people...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Community Health in Ohio During the Coronavirus Pandemic »
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Ohio lawmakers aim to protect clinics for poor from pharmacy middlemen »
"Lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect health-care providers serving low-...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Lower prices, more options coming to Ohio marketplace insurance »
"Dayton-area consumers can get free help navigating open enrollment and understanding if they qualify for discounts by mak...
Sunday, September 1, 2019
More than 3 million Ohioans lack dental insurance »
"The number of full-time dentists at the state’s community health-center organizations increased steadily from about 75 in...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Asthma program helps keep Dayton kids in classroom »
"To address the health issue, Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton and Dayton Public Schools, with the help of a $12...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
2019 Convocation & White Coat Ceremony »
"The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will welcome incoming medical students during the 44thannual...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Dr. Ted Wymyslo to Receive 2019 AAFP Robert Graham Family Physician Executive Award »
"Ohio Academy of Family Physicians member Ted Wymyslo, MD, FAAFP, will receive the American Academy of Family Physicians 2...
Thursday, May 2, 2019
The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers Partners with Luma Health »
"Luma Health’s Patient Engagement Platform Will Help OACHC Health Centers Transform Access to Care, Activate Underserved P...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Cleveland East Side Market grand opening set for Wednesday »
"The grand opening of the new East Side Market on E. 105th Street and St. Clair Avenue is set for Wednesday morning; a maj...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Ohio should lead the attack on income-based health disparity »
"But the most on-point perspective may have come from Dr. Ted Wymyslo, a former state health director who is now chief med...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
March is national colorectal cancer awareness month »
" The program not only improves patient health outcomes, but also helps strengthen practice efficiencies, and team communi...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blood Pressure Screening in the Dental Office »
Tiffany Blair, MPH, Susan Lawson, MHR and Heather Porter, MPA, CHES⇑ CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Heather Porter, MPA, CHES, Oh...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obamacare repeal worries community health centers »
"As Republican lawmakers work to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, officials at community health centers across Ohio say...
Friday, February 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statewide program results show reduction in early premature births »
Statewide program results show reduction in early premature births   COLUMBUS – In an effort to combat infant m...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrate Nurses! »
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Thursday, April 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saturday, April 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Politics stymie one way to save infants »
"Yoshena Payne had never heard about a contraceptive implant until her doctor recommended one as an effective form of birt...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Recruits Needed for Ohio Health Centers »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio – The health-care headquarters for nearly 620,000 Ohioans is looking for new recruits. Research released t...
Thursday, January 7, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Ohio Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care plans to Pay FQHC's for Chronic Care Management Code »
As of January 1, 2016 Medicare will be paying FQHC's for the Chronic Care Management Code 99490.  In a response to an inqu...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Medicine Leadership Continues on OPCPCC Coordinating Council »
"The Ohio Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (OPCPCC), a coalition of primary care physicians, insurers, employer...
Friday, October 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Innovation for Success: Tackling the Primary Care Workforce Shortage in Ohio »
"According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, there is a shortage and maldistribution of the primary care workf...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Ted Wymyslo Receives 2015 AAFP Public Health Award »
"Ted Wymyslo, MD, FAAFP, received the 2015 American Academy of Family Physicians Public Health Award on September 29 in De...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, August 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health center honors trio of heroes »
"MARION – The Center Street Community Heath Center has grown and evolved since the days of the Marion Free Clinic in 1997....
Thursday, June 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pending Grant for Summit & Portage County Health Center »
With Pending Grant for Summit and Portage County Health Center, Brown Urges Feds to Release All Available Funds for Pendin...
Friday, May 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid cuts could put Ohio babies at risk, advocates say »
"Health-care advocates say a state plan to scale back Medicaid coverage for low-income pregnant women will push Ohio’s alr...
Monday, April 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Widener talks community health centers, Medicaid »
COLUMBUS — State Senator Chris Widener (R-Springfield) participated in a forum on Monday, April 13 with central Ohio healt...
Thursday, February 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FPs Share Expertise on Primary Care, Public Health Integration »
February 11, 2015 02:44 pm Chris Crawford – Once again, family physicians have played an integral role in shaping national...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ted Wymyslo: Teens can prevent meningitis with an updated vaccine »
COLUMBUS: The image of a screaming toddler on the receiving end of a needle is all too often the picture associated with i...
Thursday, December 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctors brace for return of financial pain as 2-year Medicaid raise expires »
More than half of Ohio's primary care doctors will keep seeing the same number of Medicaid recipients after a significant...
Monday, January 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
OACHC Welcome New Employee »
OACHC's Welcomes our newest member to our team! Ashley Ballard, RN has joined us as the new Director of Clinical Qualit...