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RCHN CHF’s initiatives aim both to address the unique challenges that community health centers face today, and support the development of opportunities to sustain CHCs in the future.

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  • 02/04/2020 Making Connections: Community Health Centers go the Extra Mile for Elders

    The National Population Projections released by the U.S. Census Bureau project that by 2034, there will be 77.0 million people age 65 years and older, or one-and-a half times as many as were reported in 2016  (49.2 million). For the first time, adults will outnumber the nation’s children under the age of 18.  By 2030, 1 in every 5 U.S. residents will be of retirement age. As the country prepares for this demographic milestone, community health centers will be challenged to care for greater numbers of older adults, with more complex and pressing health care needs.

  • 12/18/2019 December E-News: Reflecting on a decade of CHC growth, collaboration and innovation

    December 2019 closes out not just a year, but a decade of growth, collaboration and innovation for community health centers nationally and for the RCHN Community Health Foundation. This year,..

  • 10/30/2019 CHroniCles Special Edition E-News

    In this month’s e-news, journey with us through our #MembershipMonday recaps, a highlight of our CHroniCles project. 

  • 09/26/2019 60. Community Health Centers Continue Steady Growth, But Challenges Loom

    A new analysis examines the continued growth of America’s community health centers.  The authors analyze  health center activity for 2018 and comparative years based on  data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Uniform Data System (UDS) and document the near-tripling of health center capacity from 9.6 million patients served in 2000 to 28.4 million in 2018.