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MPCA is happy to provide interviews, quotes, and background information to members of the media researching, writing, and producing reports about Michigan health centers, the health care safety net, and other community-based health and access to health care topics.

Media Contact:

Jen Anderson, Communications Manager



Friday, February 9, 2018
MPCA CEO Releases Statement on Health Center Program Reauthorization »
The Michigan Primary Care Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Loretta V. Bush, issued the following statement in respon...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
What is Integrated Data and What’s the Big Deal? »
In a world where patient outcomes are intrinsically linked to up and coming value-based payment reform with a heavy focus...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Day of Demonstration Demands Congressional Action for Health Centers »
Day of Demonstration Demands Congressional Action for Health Centers Access to Care for 27 Million Health Center P...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A Outbreak Requires Coordinated Attack »
by Loretta V. Bush, MSHA, CEO   Southeast Michigan has been rocked by an explosion of hepatitis A (HAV) inf...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Lack of HCV Testing Means a Losing Battle »
by Loretta V. Bush, MSHA, CEO   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 3.9 mill...

Health Centers in the News
Friday, May 19, 2017
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley visits Western Wayne Family Health Center »
Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley recently visited one of the Western Wayne Family Health Centers for a site tour and to le...
Friday, January 6, 2017
Grace Health Centers Care for Pregnant Women, Reduces Premature Births »
  In some Michigan counties, infant mortality rates rival those of developing nations. This is especially true amo...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changing Lives, One Screening at a Time »
Genesee County's Community Health Center health coaches recently met with Sara Coates and Nina Lavi of the Michigan Primar...
Friday, October 28, 2016
Western Wayne Receives Grant from American Cancer Society and NFL »
Inkster, Mich., October 21, 2016 –   Women will be treated to a “Girls Day Out” with vital health scre...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Cassopolis Family Clinic Network Opens Niles Dental Clinic »
Cassopolis, MI, October 13, 2016– With much anticipation, Niles Community Health Center (NCHC) Dental opened its doors to...

State & National News
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
MDHHS submits final 298 report to the legislature »
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today submitted the final report for the Sec...
Friday, March 3, 2017
Facing ACA repeal, community clinics look down double-barreled gun »
  It's a long drive from Dr. Van Breeding's hometown of Whitesburg, Ky., to Lexington. As a child, his family made...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Column: Healthy Michigan good for state »
Eighty-one percent of Michiganians are clear when it comes to health care access. They believe the state or federal govern...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Flint families can get nutritious food; dates announced for December mobile food bank stops »
LANSING, Mich. – Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pan...
Friday, November 11, 2016
CMS Announces $66.1 Million to Support Zika Prevention & Treatment Services »
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a funding opportunity providing up to $66.1 millio...

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