Heartland welcomes its newest MD

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/jul/16/294441/ **This week Heartland welcomed Dr. A.J. Strickland to its team of providers.** Dr. Strickland comes to Heartland from Red Cloud, NE. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine and he completed his residency in Kearney, NE. Dr. Stickland is an avid outdoorsmen who enjoys ...

Heartland moving, reopening in new location on Tuesday, July 7

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/jun/30/293642/ The date is set: **Heartland Community Health Center will officially make the move to the Medical Arts Building (346 Maine St.) over the weekend and will reopen in its new location on Tuesday, July 7.** Heartland's final day of business at the Riverfront Plaza will be Wednesday, July 1. ...

Walk with a Doc this Saturday

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/jun/08/292569/ Heartland Community Health Center is partnering with a national non-profit to bring the "Walk with a Doc" program to Lawrence. **The first walk will be held this Saturday, June 13 at 9am at the Sandra J. Shaw Community Health Park (110 Maine St).** This free event is open to ...

Chronic disease management workshop to begin June 2

Sean  Hatch

Americorps members from Heartland Community Health Center will host a free seven-week workshop focused on equipping individuals who are managing chronic conditions. The group will meet at the Community Health Building (200 Maine St.) from noon to 2:30 PM on seven consecutive Tuesdays beginning June 2. This workshop is ideally ...

Heartland invites public to "Walk with a Doc" on Saturday, June 13

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/may/11/291403/ Heartland Community Health Center is partnering with a national non-profit to bring the "Walk with a Doc" program to Lawrence. The first walk will be held on Saturday, June 13 at 9am at the Sandra J. Shaw Community Health Park (110 Maine St). This free event is open to ...

One woman's transformation a testament to Heartland's community approach

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/apr/28/290704/ Monica* felt stuck when she started struggling to maintain her focus in school. She was 22 years old, uninsured, and felt like she didn’t have any options. She first heard about Heartland through an ad in the local paper. Even though she was hesitant at first because she didn’t ...

Heartland now accepting applications for AmeriCorps members

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/apr/17/290209/ Interested in health care and want to give a year (or more) of service to help improve the health and lives of underserved members in our community? Apply to become an AmeriCorps member at Heartland Community Health Center! Being an AmeriCorps member is a full-time “year of service.” The ...

Heartland adds services, provider in 2014

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/apr/16/290153/ Heartland's 2014 Annual Report was recently published and [can be viewed here][1]. Highlights from 2014 at Heartland include: - A complete remodel of the reception area and clinic. - Nearly doubling the number of unduplicated patients it saw from 2013. - Taking on HIV/AIDS case management after the Douglas ...

Chronic disease management workshop to begin March 24

Sean  Hatch

Americorps members from Heartland Community Health Center will host a free six-week workshop focused on equipping individuals who are managing chronic conditions. The group will meet at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department from noon to 2:30pm on six consecutive Tuesdays beginning March 24. This workshop is ideally suited for individuals ...

Blue Orleans concert to benefit Heartland

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/feb/16/286964/ Blue Orleans, a local zydeco/blues rock band, will play a show on Tuesday, February 17 at The Bottleneck and a portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit Heartland Community Health Center. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. More details ...

Heartland, KAMU testify for Kancare expansion at the Capitol

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2015/jan/23/285688/ In what can be seen as a flicker of hope for Kancare expansion in 2015, the Kansas House Vision 2020 Committee has started holding hearings with an eye toward developing a “Kansas solution” to Medicaid expansion. The Committee, chaired by Rep. Tom Sloan (R-Lawrence), held its second Kancare expansion ...

Heartland's Fill Up. Pour Out. fundraiser this Thursday

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/dec/08/283415/ **Heartland Community Health Center's fourth annual Fill Up. Pour Out. fundraiser is this Thursday, December 11 at 7pm at Arterra Event Gallery.** The program will include moving patient testimonials, presentations by Heartland staff, and live music. Tickets are $65 per guest. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are included in the ...

Woman finally gets new hip thanks to affordable health insurance

Sean  Hatch

The last time Vicky* had health insurance was in 1972 before she moved out of her father’s house. “It's been over forty years since I had health insurance,” she said, “and luckily I managed to stay relatively healthy for the majority of that time.” That changed on Labor Day in ...

Heartland's fourth annual Fill Up. Pour Out. fundraising event set for Thursday, Dec. 11

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/nov/06/281819/ **Join Heartland for its fourth annual Fill Up. Pour Out. fundraiser on Thursday, December 11 at 7pm at Arterra Event Gallery.** The program will include moving patient testimonials, presentations by Heartland staff, and live music. Tickets are $65 per guest. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are included in the ticket ...

Save the date: Fill Up. Pour Out. 2014

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/sep/26/279538/ **Join Heartland for its fourth annual Fill Up. Pour Out. fundraiser on Thursday, December 11 at 7pm at Arterra Event Gallery.** The program will include moving patient testimonials, presentations by Heartland staff, and live music. Tickets are $65 per guest. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are included in the ticket ...

Heartland Goes Pink on Thursday, Oct. 2

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/sep/17/279103/ In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, **Heartland Goes Pink will be an evening to celebrate women's health on Thursday, October 2 from 5:00-6:30pm in the [Carnegie Building][1] (200 W. 9th St., Lawrence, KS).** Join [Heartland Community Health Center][2] and [Early Detection Works][3] for an evening of inspiring ...

Heartland welcomes a new provider

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/sep/05/278553/ **Heartland has a new provider! Jolynne Myers, APRN, started with Heartland on August 11.** Jolynne is a Kansas native who has a Master of Science in Nursing from UMKC and in Exercise Physiology and Health Education from KU. She spent 17 years working in a hospital setting before joining ...

Heartland Block Party: Recap and Pictures

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/aug/11/277434/ The third annual Heartland Block Party on Saturday, August 9 was a huge success! Hundreds of people filtered through the Heartland parking lot throughout the evening and enjoyed free food, music, games, and more. Thanks to all the churches, organizations, businesses, and volunteers who made the event happen! [More ...

Local health center to help children get ready to head back to school

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/aug/08/277384/ Heartland Community Health Center is celebrating National Health Center Week by hosting a week of back to school events. **Back to School with Heartland will be from August 11-15.** The clinic will be offering students who are uninsured $20 physicals with free immunizations and backpacks with school supplies. Children ...

It's party time at Heartland! Block Party this Saturday, Aug. 9 at 7pm

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/aug/06/277297/ **[Heartland Community Health Center][1] will host its third annual Block Party this Saturday, August 9 from 7pm to 9pm in the Heartland parking lot (7th and New York).** The Block Party is a completely free event. Turkey hot dogs and fresh fruit and vegetables will be served. The event ...

Third annual Heartland Block Party set for Saturday, Aug. 9

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/jul/23/276724/ **[Heartland Community Health Center][1] will host its third annual Block Party on Saturday, August 9 from 7pm to 9pm in the Heartland parking lot (7th and New York).** The Block Party is a completely free event. Turkey hot dogs and fresh fruit and vegetables will be served. The event ...

Health care that gives back

Sean  Hatch

http://vimeo.com/97856667 Heartland Community Health Center believes in affordable, high quality care for all regardless of income or insurance status. At Heartland, insured patients help make care affordable for those who are uninsured.

Local Health Center’s annual Block Party postponed due to weather

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/jun/06/274749/ Due to the threat of severe weather during the afternoon and evening of Saturday, June 7, Heartland Community Health Center has postponed its Block Party to a date later this summer that is to be determined. “With the number of volunteers and organizations that are involved in this event ...

Free Block Party set for Saturday, June 7

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/may/19/273972/ **Heartland Community Health Center will host its third annual Block Party on Saturday, June 7 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the [Heartland parking lot (7th and New York).][1]** The Block Party is a completely free event. Turkey hot dogs and fresh fruit and vegetables will be served. The event ...

Free healthy cooking course

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/apr/10/271710/ Heartland Community Health Center, the United Way of Douglas County, and Harvesters are teaming up to provide a free eight week cooking course. The courses will be on Wednesdays from 5-7pm from May 7 to June 25 at the United Way of Douglas County. The course will focus on ...

29,000 Kansans get coverage through ACA; here's one of them

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/mar/26/271091/ It is no secret that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is among the hottest of hot button issues in our country right now. In October 2013, the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace–a part of the ACA that created a one-stop shop for buying health insurance–caused the buzz around ...

Heartland Community Health Center remodels clinic, hires new providers, grows practice in 2013

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/mar/26/271067/ Heartland Community Health Center's 2013 Annual Report is now available online. [Click here to read it.][1] Highlights of 2013: - Heartland hired a new Medical Director, Dan Purdom, MD, and a Nurse Practitioner, Nicole Delimont. - Grew capacity and had more than 5,800 patient visits. - Remodeled the reception ...

Lawrence health partners to host Health Insurance Marketplace Town Halls

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/28/269768/ Do you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace or the Affordable Care Act and what they mean for you? A group of health partners in Lawrence is going to be hosting Town Halls **in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital auditorium** to inform the community about new insurance requirements. Heartland ...

Celebrating Heartland's remodeled clinic

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/19/269317/ On Tuesday, February 18, Heartland Community Health Center hosted an Open House to showcase its remodeled clinic. More than 70 people came through the clinic during the two hour event, which featured hors d'oeuvres and decor by Arterra Event Gallery, and a ribbon cutting ceremony. Thanks to everyone who ...

Heartland to host Open House Feb. 18

Sean  Hatch

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/11/268838/ Heartland Community Health Center will be hosting an Open House in their remodeled space on Tuesday, February 18 from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Heartland is excited to open its newly remodeled facility to the public during this Open House event. The event is free and open to the community. During ...

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