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Dr. Collins, Health Care Access Now board chair

Dr. Robert Collins: HCAN board visionary

Dr. Robert Collins spent much of his career in private practice. He moved into administrative work as the Executive Medical Director of Bethesda North and the now-closed Bethesda Oak. While at that position, he became aware of Healthcare Access Now through a colleague who was a board member at the time.  Nine years ago, he […]

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What is a Community Health Worker?

What is a Community Health Worker?

A Community Health Worker (CHW) serves as a liaison between the medical and social services entities and the community residents. They advocate for change, improve access to the quality of care, and cultural competency of services delivered. A Community Health Worker also builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range […]

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Welcome new staff members

Health Care Access Now is growing and expanding

In order to have greater impact on the health of our clients HCAN is expanding its staff. We are pleased to introduce two new talented members:   Tiffany Sowell, Certified Community Health Worker Tiffany is a Certified Community Health Worker who joined the HCAN staff in December 2019. She primarily works with clients in Butler […]

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Care Coordination in Cincinnati

What is Care Coordination?

The term “Care Coordination” is most commonly associated with medical providers, like doctors and nurses. In the medical provider realm care coordination is undertaken by multiple doctors who agree to share their findings concerning their common patient. The goal of their coordinated care is to improve health outcomes and also simultaneously reduce health care costs, […]

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Interview with Giacoma Telich Health Care Access Now

Seeing the breakthrough with CHW Giacoma Telich

Giacoma Telich, Certified Community Health Worker at HCAN, refers to herself as a “big encourager.” One element of her job that she finds most satisfying is connecting with new people and seeing their breakthroughs. “I can walk into a situation where people have a wall up, but by the end of the day, we’re hugging,” […]

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Community Health Worker

Together we take the steps toward greatness

Successful management of a chronic condition can be exhausting and time consuming. Every day you must set aside time to take medications, fill prescriptions and travel to doctor appointments. And these tasks must be done in addition to managing the rest of your life; such as work, childcare and house chores.  All of us have […]

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Get Health Insurance

It’s time to sign up for health insurance

Everyone needs health insurance. Going without insurance is a huge risk that unfortunately some are willing to take. Some take the risk unknowingly because they don’t understand how or where to acquire insurance. Health Care Access Now can help you get health insurance.  Open Enrollment is Nov. 1-Dec. 15, 2019 If you don’t have insurance […]

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It's A Great Time To Be A Dad!

HCAN highlights important role of fathers at 3rd annual Dad event

Our 3rd annual It’s A Great Time to Be A Dad! was held Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at the Cincinnati Reds Urban Youth Academy. The annual event serves as an extension of our Maternal & Child Care Coordination program by encouraging men to see their important role in helping to raise healthy children. There were […]

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Annual Impact 2018

Change has come to Health Care AccessNow (HCAN). It can feel empowering, disconcerting, invigorating, intimidating and elevating – sometimes all at once. And, with the passing of time, change is always constant.

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