Navigation Links
Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers Appoints New CEO

Lanham, Maryland (PRWEB) October 23, 2013

The Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC) has named H.Duane Taylor, ESQ., MPP, MCPH, to lead the organization. The appointment of the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) comes at a pivotal time in the Association’s history as well as in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). MACHC is a 32 year old Regional Primary Care Association representing the interests of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Delaware and Maryland. FQHCs serve our most vulnerable communities across the U.S. by providing primary care and other critical wrap around services for over 22 million people.

Prior to his appointment as the CEO of MACHC, Duane served for nine years as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). In addition to his work with MACHC, Duane is a barred attorney in Maryland, a health strategy and management subject matter expert, a motivational speaker, trainer, and executive coach. Duane brings more than 18 years of experience with the private and public sectors where he developed and led the implementation of community health care strategies, operational transformation, and financial management.

In his new role with MACHC, Duane will be responsible developing the vision for MACHC to move the association to the next level in addition to providing leadership for the day-to-day management of all operations, the management of finances, and for supporting the Legislative and Policy, Strategic Planning and Finance Committees for the Association’s 18 member health centers. In concert with the MACHC Board, Duane will also be responsible for developing the strategic business and advocacy agenda for the organization. In Maryland and Delaware, Community Health centers served approximately 360,000 people with over 1.3 million visits provided in 2010.

Duane is a proven leader with expertise in managed care, revenue cycle management, health information technology, operations, health administration, performance optimization and organizational change and development. He is well known for his strategic community health care perspective and FQHC expertise.

“The association performed an extensive national search to find our new CEO and was very pleased to find the talent internally in Duane. We feel confident that we have found the most qualified executive possible to lead the association during this critical time with the changing landscape of healthcare," said Mark Rajkowski, President of the MACHC Board of Directors and CEO of West Cecil Health Center.

“Duane is a true asset to the health center movement and we are excited about partnering with him in his new role with MACHC,” said Tom Van Coverden, President and CEO of the National Association of Community Health Centers.

FQHCs will play a critical role in the implementation of the ACA. As safety net providers for underserved communities, FQHCs will be invaluable in assisting individuals seeking preventative and primary care services. This month Taylor was asked by the White House to assist in providing front line stories from health centers in the region relative to outreach and enrollment efforts related to the implementation of the ACA. Health Centers in Maryland and Delaware were able to provide nine individuals seeking health insurance to the White House for their perspective on the importance of ACA.

MACHC is the federally designated Primary Care Association for Maryland and Delaware health centers. Members include community, migrant, and homeless Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and other locally based safety-net community health systems of care. They provide health care services to the medically underserved and uninsured in Maryland and Delaware. MACHC helps members deliver accessible, affordable, cost effective, and quality primary health care to those in need. For more information please visit:

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. NET ESOLUTIONS Corporation (NETE): 2012 Mid-Atlantic SmartCEO100 Best-Run Company Award Winner
2. The American Med Spa Association and Local Health Care Law Firm, Hall Render to host Med Spa Success Workshop & Networking Reception in Milwaukee, WI on December 6th
3. The Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association is Partnering with the American Red Cross
4. New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association Reaches Out to NYS Orthopedic Surgeons and School Superintendents
5. South Carolina Association of Veterinarians Returns to Charleston for Annual Conference
6. UrgentRad Teleradiology, LLC Announces Membership with the Urgent Care Integrated Network at the Urgent Care Association of America Fall Conference
7. Diamond Fitness to Host Senior Dinner Dance to Raise Money for the Alzheimer’s Association
8. New Mexico Orthopedic Specialist Dr. James Lubowitz was Selected to Lecture at the Arthroscopy Association of German Speaking Countries (AGA) on ACL Injuries in Skiers
9. HealthLine Systems Celebrates 26 Years of Support for NAMSS: National Association Medical Staff Services
10. YogaFit and The American Heart Association Collaborate to Raise Heart and Stroke Health Awareness in Southern California
11. American Brain Tumor Association and Cleveland Clinic Conference Offers Continuing Education to Health Care Professionals
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 ... ... encourages people across the United States to support their local poison centers through ... been designated as #GivingTuesday: calls it “a day that inspires people to ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Marne, MI (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... has released a series of recent video interviews with some of the staff members ... life at the residential treatment facility, as well as some of the things that ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... ... Aided by seed funding from the Ron Foley Foundation, researchers at Western ... how to detect and treat pancreatic cancer (PC). , WCHN researchers will focus ... (ncRNA), genetic material that is present in the blood of patients with PC. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Abington Hospital – Jefferson ... of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility for treating individuals living with morbid or extreme ... services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Dr. Rodney E. Willey , has answered a ... Koala Center for Sleep Disorders, provides treatment for snoring and sleep apnea through ... a Koala Center for Sleep Disorders in the US, one of four in the Illinois ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... , November 24, 2015 --> ... report "Spine Biologics Market by Product Type (Bone Graft, Bine ... Discectomy and Fusion, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion), End User, and ... global market was valued at $1.90 Billion in 2014 and ... CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period of 2015 to ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... LAUSANNE and BERN, Switzerland ... SA, the ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research of ... and the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition ... announce the start of an exclusive collaboration to develop ... control algorithm for the personalised delivery of insulin for ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... st  Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society ... Chicago on Nov-29 th through Dec-4 ...  Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of ... Chicago on Nov-29 th through Dec-4 th , ... present its revolutionary whole body CZT digital SPECT/CT solution at the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: