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Monday, 08 May 2017

Philadelphia – On May 2 and 3, health care professionals from 16 health centers participating in the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) Health Center Controlled Network gathered for training in quality improvement.

Wednesday, 03 May 2017

Philadelphia – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff were recently involved in three initiatives related to combatting the opioid epidemic in the Philadelphia region.

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Philadelphia – Partnership. Humility. Solidarity. Possibility. These are words used to describe outcomes and results from the Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities (MARC) convening that was held in March of 2017. The convening brought together community leaders in the trauma-informed movement from 14 networks in 14 states.

Monday, 03 April 2017

Washington D.C. – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff joined leaders and board members of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) from across the country in Washington D.C. last Thursday to advocate for continued federal support from members of Congress.

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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Philadelphia – The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation. The grant will support the Let’s Move Too! project, which addresses childhood cardiovascular risk factors such as childhood obesity and stress in underserved communities.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Philadelphia — A repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and changes to the Medicaid program would have a profoundly negative impact on the people, organizations and clients supported by the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP).

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017

Philadelphia – In January over 80 medical case managers (MCMs) and supervisors attended the HIV Medical Update seminar that was coordinated by the MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, of the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) in collaboration with AIDS Activities Coordination Office (AACO).

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Wednesday, 01 February 2017

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is offering training sessions for medical and nursing providers on adult immunization guidelines and recommendations. Each training session will consist of a free one hour class delivered  directly to clinical sites and providers. Continuing Medical Education (CME) and nursing credits will be available for each class.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

January 16, 2017 – Terrell Johnson, one of the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) health insurance navigator and community engagement specialists, was recently featured on a segment about men’s health for “In Focus” on PHL17. Hosted by Jennifer Lewis-Hall, the show focused on the importance of men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and preventative care.

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Tuesday, 27 December 2016

December 27, 2016 – The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity recently held a training session on trauma-informed practices and adversity for Philadelphia city employees. Led by the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP), the training recognized the impact of trauma on organizations, employees and the importance of caring for the caregivers.

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