COLUMBUS, Ohio — Where a person lives, works and plays can shape their overall health outcomes. And in Ohio, Community Health Centers are working to identify how social determinants may be affecting their patients. Medical staff at the centers are using a screening tool called “PRAPARE” during routine office visits to detect social, economic and… Continue reading Ohio Health Centers Use New Screening Tool to Improve Patient Health

OACHC’s annual Ultimate Health Center Champion competition is underway and Compass is once again duking it out in the Featherweight Division! Last year we held strong throughout and came close to the bedazzled belt. This year, let’s show the competition what we’re made of and take the Featherweight prize for ALL OF OHIO!  Reminder, you can vote… Continue reading Another year, another smack down!

As April, and thus National Occupational Therapy (OT) month, comes to a close, we want to take this moment to send an extra ‘thank you’ to our Pediatric Occupational Therapy department for all of the hard work they do. With a wealth of knowledge and seemingly unending supply of energy between them, Brian Stephenson, MOT,… Continue reading Every Day is Pediatric OT Day at Compass

Following a long day of advocating on The Hill, then a rousing pep talk by HHS Secretary Azar and HRSA Administrator Sigounas, it was time to for health center representatives to put their noses back to the grindstone and partake in various educational sessions. Topics offered ranged from advocacy to compliance to Board governance and… Continue reading Health Centers 101: Class is Back in Session

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