Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Dickson County Community Clinic

$11,500
Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Dec 4 2012

 The mission of Dickson County Community Clinic, founded in 2005, is to extend kind and considerate primary healthcare to as many of the medically uninsured in Dickson and six surrounding counties as clinic hours and resources make possible.  The grant requested in this application will be used to fund the establishment of a fund to financially assist uninsured patients in paying for advanced medical services and a portion of the salaries and wages for nurses.  522 of 900 (58%) patients needing specialized care will be referred to appropriate specialized physician, and assisted with the payment of the specialized physician's fee and or diagnostic testing. 330 of 945  (35%) patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus will learn to monitor and control their disease. 

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