The Community Health Care Clinic has added a full-time RN Care Coordinator to the care team, thanks to an expansion of the CAUSE program at Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing. Change Agents for the Underserved: Service Education (CAUSE) aims to provide innovative, community-based nursing education as the field shifts increasingly toward preventative care.…

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The Community Health Care Clinic is among 175 nonprofit organizations receiving a $20,000 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois COVID-19 Community Collaboration Fund. The grant program is aimed at supporting community-based organizations doing work in five focus areas – access to care, hunger, shelter and behavioral health care, and COVID-19 health education…

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The Community Health Care Clinic has received a $30,000 grant from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to participate in its Pursuing Equity Initiative. The 18-month program will help us examine our current practices and develop policies and procedures in line with the IHI’s Pursuing Equity five-component framework: Make health equity a strategic priority Build…

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CHCC has received a Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Quality Standards Program. The mission of the NAFC is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable health care. To quantify and qualify the care provided at the Free and Charitable Clinic network, the NAFC formalized a set of…

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In May 2020 the Community Health Care Clinic officially completed its years-long journey toward certification by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. Along with CommunityHealth in Chicago, CHCC participated in the Americares/BD Advancing Community Health Program, a two-year initiative that helps clinics achieve recognition as patient-centered medical homes. Each clinic received a $100,000…

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The Community Health Care Clinic is among the finalists for the 2019 McLean County Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Excellence Award. The Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards honor member businesses, agencies, and individuals that have shown outstanding performance, quality customer service and business distinctiveness in six categories: New and Emerging Business Excellence, Micro Business Excellence, Small Business…

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