Entries by Health Partnership Clinic

HPC Celebrates Medical Assistants Recognition Week October 21st-25th

Post written by Wael S. Mourad, MD, MHCM, FAAFP, Family Physician and Chief Health Officer A medical assistant (MA) is an allied health professional who supports the work of physicians and other providers such as physician assistants and nurse practitioners, in a variety of clinical settings. MAs can become certified through an accredited program and perform […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Post by Tristen Winston, MA, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist and Behavioral Health Director The first week of October, Sunday, Oct. 6 – Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. However, […]

HPC Celebrates Physician Assistant Week

Post written by Wael S. Mourad, MD, MHCM, FAAFP, Family Physician and Chief Health Officer “Always learning… our scope of practice is a delegatory one where you can find your niche… building that team… never stagnant,” said Joe Clark PA-C, Health Partnership Clinic Physician Assistant, when asked about his favorite part of being a Physician […]

National Suicide Prevention Month: Know who’s at risk and the warning signs.

Post written by Tristen Winston, MA, PsyD, Licensed psychologist and Behavioral Health Director According to the 2017 Kansas Annual Summary of Vital Statistics the Kansas Suicide Prevention Organization reported 544 suicide deaths in Kansas in 2017. The need for access to treatment and services continues to grow. Suicide is a risk for both adults and […]

HPC Provides Individuals with Comprehensive Diabetes Care

Post written by Gwenyth Wagner, DNP, APRN, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Health Partnership Clinic In response to a challenge from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to create a quality improvement plan to address the number of patients with uncontrolled diabetes, HPC started a focused High-Risk Diabetes Clinic (HRDC) in August 2018. It takes place on […]