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AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. Receives Grant to Purchase Medication Delivery Vehicle

AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. Receives Grant to Purchase Medication Delivery Vehicle March 12, 2019 – AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. has added a new element to the list of services they provide to their patients, mobile medication delivery. AxessPointe received a grant from Northern Ohio Golf Charities, Inc. and Bridgestone SENIOR PLAYERS to help […]

You Asked and We Got to the Bottom of It

You Asked and We Got to the Bottom of It: Questions and Answers about Colon Cancer and Colon Health By: Vikil Girdhar, MD Your questions, our answers! March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which is a great time to stress the importance of screenings and prevention. Below are answers to some of the most […]

We HEART Your Health

We HEART Your Health! Tips on Preventing Heart Disease By: E. Demond Scott, MD, MPH February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on the importance of keeping a strong and healthy heart. It’s a great time to educate communities about the importance of taking care of their hearts and share tips and tricks […]

Torchbearers celebration event to recognize award recipients

Torchbearers Celebration Event to Recognize Award Recipients William Considine, CEO emeritus of Akron Children’s Hospital, and Christopher Richardson, CEO of AxessPointe Community Health Centers, will be honored at Torchbearers’ 16th annual Anniversary Celebration Feb. 21 at The Tangier. Torchbearers is an organization of emerging leaders focused on enhancing the Greater Akron community through leadership development, […]

Winter Months Are Here: Don’t Be Blue, Prevent the Flu!

Winter Months Are Here: Don’t Be Blue, Prevent the Flu! By: Tessa Gilliland It’s the kick off for National Influenza Vaccination Week! National Influenza Vaccination Week is the first week in December, Dec. 2 – Dec. 8, which opens an opportunity for the healthcare community to promote the influenza vaccination, or more commonly known, the […]

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 […]