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A Spotlight on the LPCACO: Celebrating Better Care, Lower Costs

A Spotlight on the LPCACO: Celebrating Better Care, Lower Costs

Nov 10, 2020

The year 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us in the Gulf region. With a global pandemic and back-to-back storms, we’ve had plenty to be concerned about this year. But there has been one bright spot through it all - how health centers and primary care practices across Louisiana have excelled in taking care of their communities. There’s an old and tired argument in health care that you have to choose between either deliver...

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Catch the Wave: The Telehealth Wave of the Future!

Catch the Wave: The Telehealth Wave of the Future!

Oct 1, 2020 By Randy McKinney

The Telehealth wave: It’s “the wave of the future.” While “Telehealth” defines many avenues for providing healthcare and healthcare related communication at a distance, “Telemedicine” more closely defines what most think of when we hear the word “Telehealth.” Telemedicine is the providing of a medical visit using technology when the patient is in one location and the provider is in another....

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Shining a Light on School Based Health Centers

Shining a Light on School Based Health Centers

Sep 8, 2020 By Arianna Smith

“Wear your mask. Social distance. Stay six feet apart. Wash your hands. Stay home if you are sick.” We’ve all heard these words more times than we can count, yet COVID-19 is still making its way through our country like wildfire. While so many concerns and changes have arisen since March, the biggest concern right now is this: How can we keep our children in school and keep them healthy and safe?  This is where sch...

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Community Health Centers: Providing Leadership & Hope in a Time of Crisis

Community Health Centers: Providing Leadership & Hope in a Time of Crisis

Aug 6, 2020 By Ryan Sinitiere

I don’t know about you, but I’m about ready to get off of this terrifying roller coaster called 2020.   Six months ago, who could have imagined that the world would soon be turned upside down by one of the deadliest pandemics in over a century? For that matter, who could have predicted that the richest and most powerful country in the world would be having such a difficult time in responding and containing the spread o...

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The NoiseFilter Podcast: Educating Our Community About COVID-19

The NoiseFilter Podcast: Educating Our Community About COVID-19

Jul 1, 2020 By Graham Patterson & Celeste Jupiter

Pictured above:  Dr. MarkAlain Dery & Dr. Eric Griggs Blog post written by:  Graham Patterson & Celeste Jupiter Working on the front lines of COVID-19, infectious diseases specialist, Dr. MarkAlain Dery, and community health expert, Dr. Eric Griggs “Doc Griggs” observed that other healthcare professionals, as well as lay people, were getting lost in both the bulk and complexity of the COVID-19 information they ...

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Navigating Health Center Funding in a Time of Uncertainty

Navigating Health Center Funding in a Time of Uncertainty

Jun 2, 2020 By Allison Coleman

With states slowly reopening following shutdowns due to COVID-19, community health centers across the country are navigating how to maintain operations and stay afloat during this devastating pandemic. As organizations have been addressing unprecedented financial challenges, Capital Link has been listening to health center’s experiences and concerns, and is working to support their efforts to balance financial and operational sustainability...

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