Visit a community health center Web site. Describe the mission and goals of the center, the services provided by the center, and the case mix of the participants. Summarize the information, and share it with your classmates on the Discussion Board.

Assignment description:

 

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 500–700 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Community health centers have long served as a health care safety net for vulnerable populations such as the underinsured and uninsured. Community health centers provide primary, dental, and urgent care. They are located in a federally-designated medically underserved area (MUA), or they serve medically underserved populations (MUP).

Complete the following for this assignment:

  • Visit a community health center Web site.
  • Describe the mission and goals of the center, the services provided by the center, and the case mix of the participants.
  • Summarize the information, and share it with your classmates on the Discussion Board.

Additional information: Select a community health center in the San Antonio, TX area such as  https://www.communicaresa.org/.

CommuniCare Health Centers is a full-service primary healthcare system with multiple locations serving Bexar, Kendall and Hays counties. We offer an array of services including Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Senior Care, Women’s Health, Dental, Behavioral Health, WIC services and Specialty Care. Each location offers a different combination of these services. We provide integrated primary care delivered by highly trained healthcare providers, utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and electronic health records. Our focus is to always provide exceptional care and treat our patients like family. Our promise to you is to always make you Get Well, Stay Well.