On Monday, CVS Health Foundation released new data from programs supported through partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The Foundation also announced $1.5 million in new grants in support of chronic disease management and prevention, such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and asthma, improved care coordination and increased access to care to the following NACHC and NAFC recipient organizations across the country.
Arizona – $35,000
Phoenix Allies for Community Health (Phoenix, AZ), in support of its quality care coordination project.
California – $310,000
Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA), in support of a diabetes care management initiative that will improve outcomes for patients.
La Clinica de La Raza, Inc. (Oakland, CA), in support of a health coaching initiative for chronic disease management.
LifeLong Medical Care (Berkeley, CA), in support of implementing an organization-wide approach to panel management for adult patients with heart failure.
Salud Para la Gente (Watsonville, CA), in support of health education and case management for diabetes patients.
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center (Los Angeles, CA), in support of integrating a home visitation and case management model into the primary care setting for pediatric asthma patients.
SLO Noor Foundation (San Luis Obispo, CA), in support of expanding clinic services to one extra day per week.
San Francisco Free Clinic (San Francisco, CA), in support of added medical personnel to staff a full service evening clinic.
Connecticut – $50,000
Cornell Scott-Hill Health Corporation (New Haven, CT), in support of a staff education program and additional medical equipment.
Florida – $70,000
Grace Medical Home (Orlando, FL), in support of hiring a part-time nurse practitioner who will help manage its care coordination referral program.
Miami Rescue Mission Clinic, Inc. (Miami, FL), in support of a new program that will treat patients through a personalized care approach.
Georgia – $35,000
Good News Clinics (Gainesville, GA), in support of enhanced access to services for patients who previously did not have the resources to receive the care necessary.
Tri City Health Partnership (St. Charles, IL), in support of a coordinated chronic care initiative that will include medical treatment, medications and supplies, comprehensive health education, monitoring and documented health outcomes.
Community Health Care Clinic (Normal, IL), in support of the Mobile Health Project that will be accessible to medically under-served people.
Indiana – $20,000
Franciscan Alliance Foundation (Hammond, IN), in support of a diabetes prevention program that will select pre-diabetes patients to work with a trained lifestyle coach.
Louisiana – $35,000
Martin Luther King Health Center & Pharmacy (Shreveport, LA), in support of a program that will decrease diabetes and cardiovascular disease in vulnerable populations.
Charles River Community Health (Allston, MA), in support of an expanded complex care management program to support high-risk patients managing hypertension.
Michigan – $85,000
Health Intervention Services (Grand Rapids, MI), in support of the creation of a new system that measures outcomes for the services it provides.
Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. (Hillman, MI), in support of an asthma care management program.
Minnesota – $35,000
CARE Clinic (Red Wing, MN), in support of the uninsured and low-income residents in Goodhue County that lack sufficient resources to manage their chronic illness.
Mississippi – $35,000
Fellowship Health Clinic (Hattiesburg, MS), in support of expanded services to include medical care to more residents whose health is most greatly impacted by lack of health access, education, and care.
Kansas City CARE Clinic (Kansas City, MO), in support of its intensive dietary management program that will target patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.
New Jersey – $30,000
Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (Hackensack, NJ), in support of a diabetes care and education program.
New York – $68,466
Anthony L. Jordan Health Corporation (Rochester, NY), in support of a hypertension program that will address medication management, depression, diet, exercise and stress reduction.
Ithaca Health Alliance, Inc. (Ithaca, NY), in support of an integrative medicine pilot project using the chronic care model.
North Carolina – $115,000
MERCI Clinic, Inc. (New Bern, NC), in support of increasing positive intervention and outcome capacity for chronic diseases.
Shelter Health Services, Inc. (Charlotte, NC), in support of averting diabetes onset in at-risk homeless women.
Community Free Clinic, Inc. (Concord, NC), in support of a new medical home for low income uninsured adults diagnosed with chronic health conditions who have an emergency department or inpatient hospitalization.
Mustard Seed Community Health (Greensboro, NC), in support of asthma, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease programs.
North Coast Health (Lakewood, OH), in support of expanding its chronic illness management program.
Lake County Free Clinic (Painesville, OH), in support of expanding its services to facilitate walk-in patients.
Reach Out of Montgomery County (Dayton, OH), in support of a care coordination program that supports the health care systems to achieve better health outcomes.
Pennsylvania – $135,000
Free Clinic Association of PA (West Chester, PA), in support of a new project that will utilize motivational interviewing to improve health outcomes for patients living with chronic disease.
Sheep Inc. Health Care Center (Monroeville, PA), in support of a second clinic that will give expanded access to patients.
The University of Scranton (Scranton, PA), in support of an initiative to manage, reduce or eliminate risk factors of patients who suffer from diabetes, obesity and/or hypertension through healthy lifestyle modifications.
Hope Within Ministries, Inc. (Elizabethtown, PA), in support of increased access to primary health care and low-cost mental health counsel services.
Texas – $95,000
First Refuge Ministries (Denton, TX), in support of its diabetes prevention program to help Hispanic, non-English speaking families understand their risk for diabetes, learn ways to lower these risk factors, and avoid the onset of diabetes.
Volunteer Healthcare Clinic (Austin, TX), in support of its chronic disease management program that provides comprehensive care to individuals suffering from hypertension, diabetes and other endocrine disorders.
San Jose Clinic (Houston, TX), in support of a care coordination program for the uninsured.
Virginia – $70,000
Loudoun Free Clinic (Leesburg, VA), in support of a care coordination program that can help save lives, resources, and time and ensures dependable linkages between social and medical services for low-income residents of Loudoun County.
CrossOver Healthcare Ministry (Richmond, VA), in support of the Community Pharmacy Expansion Project that will address the need for improved access to affordable medications in Richmond.
Washington, D.C.- $33,170
Whitman Walker Clinic, Inc., in support of a telenursing program for patients with chronic disease.
Wisconsin – $70,000
St. Joseph’s Medical Clinic, Inc. (Waukesha, WI), in support of expanded health care services for a patient-centered, multi-disciplinary approach.
HealthNet of Rock County, Inc. (Janesville, WI), in support of a program that will assist Spanish-speaking patients in navigating the complex health care system.