Post written by Wael S. Mourad, MD, MHCM, FAAFP, Chief Health Officer, Health Partnership Clinic Influenza (flu) is an illness with a long history in the United States. It is caused by the influenza virus of which there are two main types that cause the seasonal flu — types A and B. The influenza virus […]
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We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun new way. Name: Mayra Lemus Department: Pediatric Medical/Vaccines Title: Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA)/Vaccine Manager Primary work location: Olathe How long have you worked at HPC? It will be two years in August. […]
Patients Matter at HPC Every year, nearly 14,000 patients walk through HPC’s doors seeking health services—medical, behavioral health and dental. Many battle chronic diseases; others struggle with mental issues and yet others face challenges of homelessness, abuse, loss of a job or a myriad of other stressors. It is our mission to provide quality care. […]
August 4-10 marks National Health Center Week. On Sunday, Aug. 3 is Social Determinants Day. In today’s value-based care environment, Health Partnership Clinic is accountable for improving health outcomes and lowering costs. To achieve these goals and succeed in such an environment, we need to better understand our patients to address both their clinical and […]
Health Partnership Clinic will host a variety of free activities to mark National Health Center Week 2019 from August 4-10 and celebrate the ways we are “Rooted in Communities” we serve. The activities are part of a national campaign to increase awareness of the ways health centers are providing affordable health care in communities. “We’re […]
Post written by Mayra Lemus, Lead Pediatric Medical Assistant, Vaccine Manager, Health Partnership Clinic Vaccines help prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. In recent years, we hear of more and more cases of measles and mumps in the United States which is scary. The exact reason for the rise and fall of diseases can be […]
Health Partnership Clinic’s Olathe site now offers extended hours, including the first and third Saturdays of the month. The Olathe site is open Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The first and third Saturday of each month, the clinic is open from 9 a.m. to 3 […]
We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun new way. Name: Jennifer Miller, FNP-BC Department: Medical Title: Family Nurse Practitioner Primary work location: Ottawa How long have you worked at HPC? Three years How did you get into your field of work? I […]
The Fourth of July holiday is often filled with lots of family fun including activities such as pool parties, barbecues, outdoor games and fireworks. Amid the holiday festivities parents may overlook important safety precautions. By keeping a few key Fourth of July safety tips in mind, parents can help keep children safe while still enjoying […]
Mina Elizabeth Foster, director/case manager of Housing Services with The Salvation Army, recently joined Health Partnership Clinic’s Board of Directors. Mina brings more than 20 years of experience in serving underserved and vulnerable populations that are at low and extremely low income. Personal Experience In addition, she and her children–28 years ago–experienced homelessness before entering […]
Health Partnership Clinic is a FTCA deemed facility, a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
Our Olathe and Paola sites are recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as patient-centered medical homes.