Navigation Links
Cedars-Sinai's mobile medical clinics receive $500,000 grant from California Community Foundation
Date:5/6/2011

LOS ANGELES (May 5, 2011) - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has received a $500,000 grant from the California Community Foundation (CCF) that will help support the hospital's COACH for Kids and Their Families program. Over a two-year period, the grant will help fund primary healthcare and case management services by COACH for Kids to vulnerable children in underserved communities in Inglewood, Centinela Valley, and the South Los Angeles neighborhoods of Watts and Compton.

"Promoting and improving the health and quality of life of children and adults, particularly those without adequate health insurance, has always been part of the mission of the California Community Foundation in Los Angeles," said President and CEO Antonia Hernndez. "Access to health care is also a particular objective of our Centinela Medical Care Fund, from which this grant is being made." The grant marks the 11th year Cedars-Sinai's mobile medical clinics have received funding from the community foundation.

A program of Cedars-Sinai's Maxine Dunitz Children's Health Center, and staffed by healthcare professionals, COACH for Kids' fully-equipped mobile medical clinics bring high-quality, no-cost primary healthcare and case management services where they are needed most. In 2010, COACH for Kids provided health services to more than 10,500 individuals at elementary and middle schools, community centers, family homeless shelters and public housing developments in economically-disadvantaged neighborhoods. Continuity of care is ensured with services provided on a regular basis, including preventive care, such as immunizations and screenings, as well as diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses.

"This generous grant from the California Community Foundation will make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children who will receive vital healthcare services through our COACH for Kids program," said Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "We're proud of our continuing partnership with CCF, which stems from a shared vision to ensure quality healthcare is accessible throughout the diverse communities of Los Angeles."


'/>"/>

Contact: Joyce Huyett Turner
joyce.turner@cshs.org
626-253-2814
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. New mobile app gives a voice to those with communications challenges
2. $3.4 million grant awarded to help older people stay mobile
3. Cedars-Sinais mobile medical clinics receive grant from George Hoag Family Foundation
4. ASN launches mobile edition of news magazine, ASN Kidney News
5. Blood pressure, glaucoma links in migraine patients; eye care goes digital and mobile
6. Mobile obstetrics project improves health of mothers in Eastern Burma
7. IVR Technology Group Announces MobileMarketing123.com
8. CellTrak Mobile Technology Improves Client Care in Vancouver for the Community Home Support Services Association
9. Bluepoint Security Launches World's First Cloud Antivirus For The Google Android Mobile Platform
10. No link between early childhood cancers and living near mobile phone base station during pregnancy, says study
11. Apptera Raises $10M to Grow Its Voice And Visual Mobile Ad Network
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Life is known for throwing curves. ... and older, who gather once a year to play softball to raise money through ... game, the more than 50 players who competed in this year’s softball tournament share ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... and updated its hallmark resource, Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice, to include vascular ... vein illumination with an estimated 85% share of the market, facilitates adherence to ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Dickinson Insurance & Financial Services ... a new fundraiser in support of a local boy named Barrett, who has been ... bring awareness to, and rally support for, all local families dealing with childhood cancer. ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... VA (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... its new office in the heart of Old Town at 108 South Columbus St, ... and businesses the highest level of medical care in the convenience of their homes, ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... , ... Husted Kicking has completed its Third Annual Husted Kicking ... 7th, 2016 according to kicking coach Michael Husted. , “This event serves as an ... in Indianapolis,” says Husted. “The NFL uses a third party organization to select players ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb.11, 2016  Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS ... on Thursday, February 25 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time to ... business progress. www.ionispharma.com . A webcast replay ... address. --> www.ionispharma.com . A webcast replay will ... --> Interested parties may listen to the call ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... on the development of a once-daily, oral therapy for ... Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Maya Halpern , has notified ... Chief Medical Officer and from its Board of Directors ... reaching retirement age. Allen Baharaff . Mr. ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... 2016 North America , ... MarketsandMarkets, The global market is expected to reach USD 20,190.1 Million ... CAGR of 10.2%. --> North America , ... by MarketsandMarkets, The global market is expected to reach USD 20,190.1 ... a CAGR of 10.2%. --> According to a new ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: