Navigation Links
Keystone Mercy and DVCH to Offer Screenings for National Health Center Week
Date:8/8/2008

Keystone Mercy Prenatal, Cervical Cancer Screening Participants Receive $15

Gift Card

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the largest medical assistance care organization in Pennsylvania, in conjunction with Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc. (DVCH), a non-profit organization that provides community-based, primary medical, dental and behavioral health care services, celebrate National Health Center Week by offering free health screenings, information sessions on prenatal care and fun activities for the entire family, from August 13 through August 16.

Keystone Mercy Health Plan will provide attendees with blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose tests. In addition, members who receive prenatal and cervical cancer screenings provided by DVCH at this week's fairs will receive a $15 gift card. The activities will take place at: Maria de los Santos Community Health Center, Norristown Regional Health Center, and Fairmount Primary Care Center.

National Health Center Week, August 10 to 16, is a national campaign recognizing the services and contributions of America's community health centers. It's estimated that these health centers save the nation's health care system up to $17.6 billion a year by providing preventive care and significantly reducing hospital emergency room visits.

WHO:

-- Maria Battle, senior vice president, Keystone Mercy Health

Plan

-- Patti Deitch, president and CEO, Delaware Valley Community

Health, Inc.

-- Dr. A. Scott McNeal, D.O., vice president and chief medical

officer, Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc.

WHEN:

-- Maria de los Santos Community Health Center

Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

-- Norristown Regional Health Center

Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

-- Fairmount Primary Care Center

Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:

-- Maria de los Santos Community Health Center

401 West Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia

215-291-2500

-- Norristown Regional Health Center

133 West Main Street, Norristown

610-278-7787

-- Fairmount Primary Care Center

1412 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia

215-235-9600


'/>"/>
SOURCE Keystone Mercy
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. MB Software Corporation Reaches Agreement with Keystone Equity Partners
2. Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine and Crozer-Keystone Health System Collaborate to Provide Comprehensive Kidney Care
3. Keystone Human Services Acquires Impact Systems, Inc.
4. Keystone Programs for Collaborative Discovery Launch at Fox Chase
5. Phillipsburg Easton Honda to Host Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
6. Independence Blue Cross Finalizes New Multi-Year Agreements with Mercy Health System and St. Mary Medical Center
7. University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Moves to Larger Facility on New Corktown Campus
8. Area Dentists, University of Detroit Mercy Team Up to Provide Free Dental Care to Low-Income, Uninsured Detroit-Area Children on Saturday, February 2
9. AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies Acquires Community Behavioral HealthCare Network of Pennsylvania
10. VIDEO from Medialink and Philips: Philips Electronics Unveils First Imagination Light Canvas at the New Mercy Medical Center in Rogers AR
11. INSPIRIS and Mercy Care of Arizona Named Winners in URACs Best Practices in Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as reported ... head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to infest ... in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice are ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures ... Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from ... avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this ... coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys are ... for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing within ... of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. Bloom, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are ... Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute ... presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., ... developing innovative inhaled drugs, announced today that it was ... Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and ... "This is an important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief ... shareholder awareness of our progress in developing drugs for ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research and ... Global Market - Forecast to 2022" report to their ... treatment method for the patients with kidney failure, it replaces ... fluid from the patient,s blood and thus the treatment helps ... and chloride in balance. Increasing number of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: ... its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated ... shock. With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD ... solution for sepsis risk assessment and management. ... and PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: