HHS awards $2,293,537 to Arizona to support community health center quality improvement

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NATIVE HEALTH will be using its Quality Improvement Grant Award for QI activities that include enhancing our data collection and EHR implementation.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $2,293,537 in Quality Improvement grant awards to 20 health centers in Arizona. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Arizona…
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All About ACC for American Indian members

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On October 1, 2018, American Indian AHCCCS members will have a the choice of an AHCCCS Complete Care (ACC) managed care plan in addition to their American Indian Health Program option. Here’s what American Indian members need to know about the coming changes:

Summer Food Program at NATIVE HEALTH

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Free breakfast, lunch or dinner for children ages 18 and under at NATIVE HEALTH locations starting Tuesday, May 26, 2018. Monday thru Friday* – Breakfast, lunch and dinner at NATIVE HEALTH – 4041 N. Central Avenue Bldg. C. – Phoenix. Monday thru Friday* – Breakfast and lunch at NHW Community Health Center – 2423 W. Dunlap Avenue, Suite 140 – Phoenix. Monday thru Friday* – Breakfast…
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More illnesses reported in E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

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The number of people hospitalized due to a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to grow, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. About 53 people have been reported sickened in 16 states since March 13, the CDC said. Thirty-one of those ill have been hospitalized. Five of them developed a type of kidney failure…
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NATIVE HEALTH Donor Recognition Display

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NATIVE HEALTH has installed an artistic piece that recognizes charitable donations to the agency. Administration has intended for several years to develop a display to provide public recognition of valued partners that contribute to agency success. NATIVE HEALTH commissioned Michael Adams, a Hopi artist from Flagstaff to develop two pieces that recognize the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations that…
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Electronic Benefits has come to NATIVE HEALTH WIC

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WIC benefits are much easier and more convenient to use than ever before.  Paper checks are a thing of the past as the new eWIC card works just like a debit card. Now you can: Use an eWIC card to get your WIC foods Buy as few or as many WIC foods at one time as you want (with the…
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NATIVE HEALTH recognized for its efforts in promoting food security

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NATIVE HEALTH was recognized as one of three community health centers in the United States for innovation and best practices in reducing food insecurity in their community. This acclaim demonstrates that our program is replicable, sustainable and that the interventions impact health outcomes. Click here to read the full story.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Safe Sleep Referral Program

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Every year in the United States, more than 3,500 infant deaths occur due to accidental or undetermined causes during sleep. Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a Cribs for Kids community partner providing safe sleep education to families. If your organization has identified a parent in need of a Pack ’n Play, please read the attached document:  SafeSleep_Referral_link_v2  to complete our online…
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