Media Coverage.

  • Health Inequity & Zika Virus
    March 3, 2017

    In an opinion piece for El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico’s Main Daily Newspaper, RCHN CHF President and CEO Feygele Jacobs discusses health centers in Puerto Rico and their critical role along with the primary care association, Asociación de Salud Primaria de Puerto Rico, in fighting Zika, linking to a recent Geiger Gibson RCHN Community Health Collaborative policy brief detailing the challenges faced by the Commonwealth’s CHCs.

  • Healthcare for Farmworkers Vital
    July 13, 2016

    In an Op-Ed for the Albany Times Union, RCHNCHF President and CEO Feygele Jacobs discusses how Medicaid expansion and sustained funding for community health centers can decrease the number of uninsured and underinsured agricultural workers and increase access to needed health care services for them and their families.

  • More Migrant Agricultural Workers Have Health Coverage
    June 16, 2016

    Claire Hutkins Seda of the Migrant Clinicians Network highlights findings from the recent policy report on the effects of the ACA and Medicaid expansion on migrant health centers and their patients, by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative.

  • Pilot Cervical Cancer Screening Program Gets Check Up
    April 20, 2016

    Public News Service’s Eric Galatas reports on the progress of a new program to reduce cervical cancer piloted by RCHN CHF grantee Colorado Community Health Network.

  • Conferees Confront Infant Mortality in Erie County
    April 11, 2016

    Tom Jackson of the Sandusky Register reports on a summit hosted by RCHN CHF grantee Erie County Community Health Center (Ohio) on reducing infant mortality and improving outcomes.

  • Community Health Centers in Puerto Rico Could Suffer in Economic Turmoil
    December 16, 2015

    Adam Rubenfire of Modern Healthcare examines the effects that Puerto Rico’s economic crisis could have on its community health centers highlighting the recent report from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at The George Washington University.

  • Hudson Headwaters to Focus on Urgent Care for Children
    August 1, 2015

    The Post-Star’s Maury Thompson reports on Hudson Headwaters Health Network’s new program to promote the use of urgent care centers to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits by children and teens.

  • Colorado Wins Grant to Combat Cervical Cancer
    July 20, 2015

    Eric Galatas of the Public News Service – CO reports on a pilot project to improve cervical cancer screening rates from the Colorado Community Health Network.

  • In-Depth Focus: Grant to Help Vulnerable Patients
    July 19, 2015

    Todd Nighswonger of the Neosho Daily News examines ACCESS Family Care’s new initiative to reduce diabetes-related emergency room visits and hospital admissions.

  • Despite Citywide Declines in Smoking, Tobacco Use by Asian-American Men on the Rise
    July 14, 2015

    Medical News Today highlights a smoking cessation project from the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center focused on at-risk Asian American’s living in New York City.

  • Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive
    March 25, 2015

    Daniel E. Slotnik of the New York Times examines the uncertain future of the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, highlighting findings from the recent report from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University.

  • Funding Crunch Puts Doctor Pipeline in Jeopardy
    March 20, 2015

    The Chicago Tribune’s Bonnie Miller Rubin reports on the need for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program and cites the recently published report from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University.

  • Federal Primary-Care Program for Underserved Areas Is At Risk Despite Successes
    March 3, 2015

    Modern Healthcare’s Andis Robeznieks highlights the findings from the recent report from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University.

  • One Million Patients Could Lose Primary Care If Residency Training In Underserved Regions Is Eliminated
    March 2, 2015

    Medical Xpress shares the findings from the recent report from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, citing that the shortage of primary care doctors could worsen if funding for the Teaching Health Centers program is eliminated.