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Mission Spotlight: Integrated Care

Have you ever had to make a difficult medical decision for yourself or a loved one?  This is Nancy’s story.

img_4079_cropped.jpg At age 52, Nancy* was lost. In one short year she battled cancer and suffered the unexpected death of her partner of 17 years. Grief...

THANK YOU!

Thanks to everyone who supported the Women for Lynn Community Health Center Recognition Breakfast!  Joyce Kulhawik and The Pink Angels were inspirational in their messages! It was an honor to recognize them for their significant contributions and their tireless efforts to raise awareness about cancer prevention and care.  The Health Center is committed to doing our part, through regular cancer screenings, patient education and outreach, and comprehensive primary care.

Thank you for helping raise more than $44,000 to support Lynn Community Health Center. You and...

Cambodian New Year Celebration!

The sixteenth annual Lynn Community Health Center Cambodian New Year Celebration was a wondeful opportunity for our community to celebrate the cultural heritage of one of Lynn’s largest immigrant groups. The celebration included Cambodian Dance, a traditional blessing by Cambodian Monks, and a wonderful meal shared by everyone present.  Click here for more details.

Baby Cafe now at LCHC!

Lynn Community Health Center is now hosting The Baby Cafe every Thursday from 10:30 am - 12 noon at our 269 Union Street location. The Baby Cafe offers free drop in breastfeeding support and assistance. Click here for more information.

 

 

LCHC Earns National Recognition for Patient Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Lynn Community Health Center has received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 Program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long term participative relationships. 

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a model of care emphasizing care coordination and communication to transform primary care into “what patients want it to be.”  Research shows that medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and...

LCHC Voted "Greater Lynn Favorite Doctor" by Lynn Item Survey

The Lynn Item recently asked its readers to vote for their favorite spots in the Greater Lynn Area.  Lynn Community Health Center was recognized as Greater Lynn’s “Favorite Doctor!”  Look for the full results in the March 14th, 2013 edition of the Lynn Item.

Support Our Community Health Centers

The Campaign for America’s Health Center’s is asking you to take action! 

Congress is making decisions on federal spending that could mean real cuts in funding for health centers that would impact their ability to to serve our patients. For information on how you can contact members of congress and urge them to stop The Sequester (“accross the board cuts”) and protect health center and the patients they serve please visit http://www.saveourchcs.org/.

Celebrate Black History Month with LCHC!

February is recognized as Black History Month and has been celebrated since 1926. It first began because an accomplished African American historian, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, wanted to bring to light the omission of accomplishments by blacks in history books. He chose February because it coincided with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. In 2013 LCHC celebrated in several ways:

On Thursday, February 28th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Doreen Murray and the Follow Hymn Interfaith Choir performed gospel music in...

Health Center Welcomes Dr. Emily Doelger, Director of Urgent Care

Lynn Community Health Center welcomes Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Emily Doelger to our medical staff.  Dr. Doelger will serve as the health center’s Urgent Care Director.

Dr. Doelger received her MD from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and completed her residency at McGraw Medical Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. She has also recently completed a teaching fellowship in Sydney, Australia with the Health Workforce Australia (HWA) Simulated Learning Environments program, training medical professionals in emergency medicine.

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Green Team Welcomes New Space

With our new building complete, the health center has been renovating our main site to expand primary care and women’s health services. Phase I is complete: on January 7th the Green Team, one of our integrated primary care teams, moved into renovated space. Next the OB/GYN team will move to temporary quarters on the second floor while their space is renovated. If you need assistance finding your provider during this time, please inquire at the front desk. All teams are open during renovations.

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