03 Oct AltaMed Takes on Active, Innovative Role to Get Southern California Latino Voters to the Polls

This community health clinic is checking patient’s blood pressure, cholesterol and temperature… and their status as registered voters.  AltaMed Health Services, the largest federally-qualified health center in the nation with 52 accredited centers in southern California, has launched a comprehensive civic engagement campaign program called “My...

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30 Apr A New Model of Emergency Care at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hasNw4gTTaE&t=6s[/embed] Studies have shown that the longer someone with mental health needs sits in an emergency room, the more likely they are to get sicker, hurt themselves, or hurt someone else. At St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, patients with psychiatric needs have their own emergency room. The...

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