KPCA Member Notes -  February/March 2019 Issue

KPCA Member Notes

A monthly spotlight for the latest member news!
2019 NACHC Policy & Issues Forum
During the week of March 25th,  Kentucky’s community health center leadership and advocates headed to Washington, D.C. for NACHC’s Annual Policy & Issues Forum. On Thursday, March 28th, they headed to Capitol Hill to meet with their Members of Congress to encourage them to support long-term, stable funding for health centers across the country. They shared their stories and why continued funding for federally qualified health centers is critical to the health of residents of Kentucky, the USA and its territories
E. Ann Hagan-Grisby, CEO of Park DuValle, honoring Senator Mitch McConnell with the 2019 Distinguished Community Health Leadership Award!
Community Health Center leadership surrounds Senator Mitch McConnell.
Leadership from the 1st Congressional District awards Congressman James Comer with the 2019 Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award.
Leadership from the 3rd Congressional District spoke with Congressman John Yarmuth about hot topics in their clinics. Yarmuth was also awarded a 2019 Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award.
Congressman Thomas Massie took leadership from the 4th Congressional District on a tour through the halls of the Capital after their sit-down.
Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation's leadership stands with Congressman Hal Roger (5th Congressional District) after they awarded him with a 2019 Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award.
Leadership from the 6th Congressional District awarded Congressman Andy Barr with the 2019 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award.
Created by Jenny Eldridge, Director of Marketing/Provider Recruitment, Cumberland Family Medical Center, Inc.     
Congressman Hal Rogers Luncheon & Legislative Discussion

On Friday, March 22nd Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky and the KPCA hosted Congressman Hal Rogers for a Luncheon & Legislative Discussion to address healthcare efforts in Congressional District 5. Thanks Congressman Rogers for the continued support!
Juniper Health Dental Team Volunteering to Provide Free Oral Healthcare

Juniper Health Lee County Dental Hygienist Linsey Campbell and Dental Assistant Teresa Brandenburg recently volunteered at the Spring 2019 Kentucky Mountain Mission & Youth Haven Bible Camp Dental Clinic. This yearly event provides FREE dental care to the community.
Molly Bradshaw, DNP, FNP-BC of Cumberland Family Medical Featured in The Journal of Family Practice
In October 2018, Molly Bradshaw, DNP, FNP-BC at First Choice Immediate Care in Columbia contributed as an author in a COPD and Asthma Update supplement to The Journal of Family Practice. The publication included resources on treatment options for children and adults with asthma, COPD management in the primary care setting, recent developments in COPD treatments, and the diagnostic and management challenges as they relate to asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap. The Journal of Family Practice can be viewed here.
March was National Colorectal Cancer
Awareness Mo

This month many of the KPCA Membership raised awareness about colorectal cancer and take action toward prevention!
Juniper Health, Inc.
Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky

Below, Dr. John Jones of PCCEKY, explains an option you have for colon cancer screening that you can do in the privacy of your own home.

Shawnee Christian Health Center
We wear blue for #ColorectalCancer awareness!
National Doctors' Day was March 30th and the KPCA Clinics celebrated in style
National Doctors' Day is a day celebrated to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. The date may vary from nation to nation depending on the event of commemoration used to mark the day. In some nations the day is marked as a holiday.
Big Sandy Healthcare, Inc.
Community Family Clinic
Primary Plus
Valley Health Systems, Inc
Cumberland Family Medical Center proudly supported local students by participating in the 6th Annual Monroe County High School College and Career Fair.
Dayspring Health enjoys a meal together during the Christian Community Health Fellowship Conference
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