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Partners for Healing
Partners for Healing was organized in November 2001 to provide free primary healthcare to a population of low income, working uninsured. Started by area community leaders, the clinic was initiated to improve access to healthcare. Clinic services include acute and chronic care visits, medication assistance, diagnostic testing, mental health counseling, specialty referral, and diabetic disease management. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund staffing to increase educational opportunities for patients and laboratory supplies to augment funds spent for patient assessment and monitoring.120 out of 150 (80%) of patients will voice improvement in feeling of health, well being, and quality of life. 112 out of 150 (75%) of patients will maintain their blood pressure less than or equal to 140/80 by the end of the year. 75 out of 150 (50%) of patients will have a HgbA1c of less than 7 by the end of the year.