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Facts About Diabetes: We’re Not Going to Sugar-Coat It

Facts About Diabetes: We’re Not Going to Sugar-Coat It By: Tessa Gilliland November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. It’s a month where communities across the nation gather together to inform the public about diabetes and the impacts associated with the condition. Currently, there is not a cure for diabetes, but it is proven that living […]

Language Access: Meeting Patient Needs while Increasing Compliance and Improving Outcomes

One in five people in the United States speaks a language other than English at home and 41 percent of these individuals, or 25.1 million people, are considered limited English proficient (LEP). The growing limited English proficient population across the nation is creating an increased demand for language access. This impact couldn’t be any more […]

AxessPointe Partners with PARTA to Promote Free Rides for Medicaid Patients

Oct. 5, 2018 – The Non-Emergent Transportation Program (NET) is a statewide program for Medicaid recipients which provides transportation to and from Medicaid-covered services, such as doctor, dental or counseling appointments for adults and children. NET services are available for individuals who have an active Medicaid card or who have met their spenddown obligation in […]

Shining the Light on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Shining the Light on Breast Cancer Awareness Month By: Angela Easterday, WHNP and Amanda Ruby, WHNP October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are many events nationwide that promote awareness such as walks, runs and lighting landmark buildings in pink. It’s also very common to see sports teams, especially NFL teams, sporting pink somewhere […]

AxessPointe to Open Third Pharmacy at Broadway Location

Sept. 17, 2018 – AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. has undergone two major expansion projects since September 2017, with their new Kent and Arlington facilities, and is continuing that trend into the fall of 2018. AxessPointe is expanding its pharmacy footprint and is adding a third location within its Broadway clinic located at 676 S. […]

Suicide Prevention: Facts, Warning Signs, Risk Factors and Treatment Options

Suicide Prevention: Facts, Warning Signs, Risk Factors and Treatment Options By: Vikil Girdhar, MD The concept of mental health is fortunately becoming less of a stigma in society and quickly being recognized as a serious condition that requires appropriate treatment. With the unfortunate passing of celebrities due to suicide, such as Kurt Cobain, Robin Williams, […]

AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. Providing Medication-Assisted Treatment Services

July 12, 2018 – AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. has added a new element to their list of services that they provide to the area, medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) uses prescription medications, in conjunction with counseling, to treat substance abuse disorders. AxessPointe began the service in June and currently only offers […]

Listen Up Men! June is For You!

Listen Up Men! June is For You! By: Mackenzie Gerl June is Men’s Health Month! I’m sure you’ve seen it at least once on social media over the past 30 days. But what does it mean? Is men’s health any more important than all humans’ health? (No, it’s really not.) However, there are certain aspects […]