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: Emily C. Day, DDS Department: Dental Title: Director of Dental Department Primary work location: Olathe Outreach How long have you worked at HPC? Seven weeks How did you get into your […]
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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 […]
Post by Sierra Miller, Kansas City University of Medical Biosciences, DO/MA candidate 2021 Changing the Narrative Healthcare is one of the most divisive and partisan topics in the current political climate. Most people can tell you a horror story of a long ER wait, an enormous medical bill, or some other way the healthcare system […]
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, […]
By Elizabeth Lewis, WHNP-BC, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Nearly all of us have known someone with breast cancer, and had our lives affected by that diagnosis. Breast cancer is something that affects all women and some men. Knowing your risk and getting the right screening test is important. We know that mammography is the most […]
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 […]
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: Denise Kelly Department: Human Resources Title: Vice President of Human Resources Primary work location: Olathe How long have you worked at HPC? Almost two years. How did you get into your field […]
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. That means we must […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.