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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. 

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Jen Anderson, Associate Director of Communications



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Health Centers in the News
Monday, December 14, 2015
BCBS Awards Grant to Genesee Community Health Center »
Genesee Community Health Center has received a $100,000 grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield. The grant will be used to...
Monday, December 14, 2015
MidMichigan Community Health Services "Healthy Michigan Plan Makes Sense" »
In April 2014, Michigan launched the Healthy Michigan Plan, expanding Medicaid coverage to patients with incomes at or bel...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Western Wayne Opens in New Location »
On October 29, 2015, Western Wayne Family Health Centers, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting in their new center....
Monday, November 30, 2015
Thunder Bay Community Health Service Receives Centers of Excellence Award »
On November 17, 2015, Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. (TBCHS) received a Centers of Excellence award by Safety...
Monday, November 30, 2015
The Wellness Plan Medical Centers Expand Access With BCBS Grant »
A grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its foundation will enable The Wellness Plan Medical Centers to increa...
Monday, November 30, 2015
InterCare Community Health Network Partner in Healthy Allegan County Coalition »
The Healthy Allegan County Coalition is making community health a priority in Allegan County. The coalition is comprised o...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
New Packard Health Site Set to Open »
On December 8, 2015, Packard Health will open their new site in Ypsilanti, Michigan  Packard, a Federally Qualif...
Monday, November 23, 2015
Thumb Area Community Health Center to Relocate as a Result of Expanded Services »
The Thumb Area Community Health Center, a Health Delivery, Inc. delivery site located in Bad Axe, will relocate into a lar...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Community Colleges Partner with Health Care Organizations to Pilot Apprenticeship Program »
Cherry Health alongside Spectrum Health, Mercy Health and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital will partner with Grand Ra...
Monday, November 9, 2015
Isabella Citizens for Health Receives $100,000 Grant »
Isabella Citizens for Health has received a $100,000 Strengthening the Safety Net Grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of M...
Monday, November 9, 2015
Hamilton Community Health Network Places 3rd in Commit to Fit! Fall 4 Fitness Program »
The Commit to Fit! Fall 4 Fitness Challenge is a Genesse County, community-wide challenge designed to increase daily phy...
Monday, November 9, 2015
Family Medical Center Receives Grant to Help Fund Speciality Care »
The Family Medical Center in Temperance, Michigan, will be able to arrange for more specialists to see their patients afte...
Monday, November 9, 2015
Family Health Center & WMU Program Changes Pathway for Family Medicine Residencies »
In 2012, Allan Wikle, M.D. chair of the Family and Community Medicine Department at Western Michigan University (WMU) Home...
Monday, November 2, 2015
Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. to Partner with McLaren to Expand Health Care Services »
McLaren Northern Michigan and Thunder Bay Community Health Service. Inc. will partner to expand health care services in Ro...
Monday, November 2, 2015
Genesee Community Health Center Receives Federal Grant to Fight Opiate Addiction »
Genesee Community Health Center received a one-time grant Health Innovation Grant from the Michigan Department of Health a...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Cherry Health Fundraising for New Teen Health Center & Improvements at Existing School Site »
Cherry Health is fundraising for more than $1 million to open a teen HEalth Center inside the Grand Rapids Public Schools...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Western Wayne Health Centers Fight Back Against Breast Cancer »
Western Wayne Family Health Centers joined other grantees around the county to present "A Crucial Catch Day" - a day to re...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Staff Receives Marilyn Keeslar Award »
The School-Community Health Alliance of Michigan presented Ashley Reinhardt, Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network, with...
Monday, October 12, 2015
Center for Family Health Having Success with Centering Model »
Center for Family Health in Jackson is seeing success with its centering pregnancy method. The Centering Model of C...
Monday, October 12, 2015
Traverse Health Clinic Celebrates 40 Years »
Traverse Health Clinic is celebrating 40 years of building healthy families in our community. Originally established by a...
Monday, October 12, 2015
Packard Receives New Federal Funding to Open Health Center in Ypsilanti »
Packard Health , a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike, providing exceptional health care to Washtenaw County res...
Monday, October 5, 2015
Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Awarded Funding as a National Quality Leader »
Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center  was among 61 Health Centers nationwide awarded funding as a National Quality...
Monday, October 5, 2015
Baldwin Family Health Care to Expand Services with HRSA Grant »
Baldwin Family Health Care was recently awarded federal funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration,...
Monday, October 5, 2015
Cherry Health Receives Primary and Behavioral Health Care Grant »
On September 30, 2015, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced the award of pri...
Monday, September 28, 2015
Onsite Health Center Opens at Cheboygan Area Schools »
Cheboygan’s Intermediate School has a new, onsite school-based Health Center. The center, a partnership between Thun...
Monday, September 28, 2015
MPCA Recognizes Local Physician as Clinician of the Year »
Catherine Kroll, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) was honored as the 2015 Clinici...
Monday, September 28, 2015
Western Wayne Family Health Center Expands to New Inkster Location »
Western Wayne Family Health Centers has moved and started operations in a new larger center. As of September 15, 2015, the...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Langston Recognized for Health Center Advocacy by National Organization »
Terry Langston, communications and development officer at the  Center for Family Health , has been honored by a natio...
Monday, September 14, 2015
Book Drive to Benefit FQHC's near Lakeshore »
Read early, Read often is a three-year, county-wide initiative to encourage reading to toddlers and infants on a daily bas...
Monday, September 14, 2015
New Medical Director at Traverse Health Clinic »
Dr. Anne Cavanagh has been appointed the new medical director for Traverse Health Clinic as Dr. Lynn Swan steps down....
Monday, September 14, 2015
Snow Named CFO at Center for Family Health »
Rebecca Snow, human resources director at the Center for Family Health, has been promoted to chief finance and human resou...
Monday, September 14, 2015
National Association of Health Services Executives Announces Anthony V. King as New President »
On September 8, the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) announced Anthony V. King, Chief Executive...
Friday, September 11, 2015
Michigan Health Center Leader Takes Helm of National Organization »
    BETHESDA, MD –   Ricardo Guzman, Chief Executive Officer for the Community Health and Social S...
Friday, September 4, 2015
MyCare Health Center Runner Up in National Health Center Contest »
On August 31, 2015, the National Association of Community Health Centers announced the winners of the 2015 National Health...
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Michigan Health and Human Services Director Lyon Visits Cassopolis Family Clinic »
Cassopolis Family Clinic was honored to host a visit by the Director of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (...

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