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Family physician joins Woodlake Health Center

Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) is pleased to announce the addition of Rajinder Maan, MD to its medical team in Woodlake. Practicing as a family physician, Dr. Maan is accepting new patients, offering comprehensive family medicine services for patients of FHCN’s Woodlake Health Center. Dr. Maan received his Doctor of Medicine from St. George’s University in […]

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FHCN opens health center in Tulare

Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) is proud to announce that its newest Community Health Center was opened in Tulare on Monday, Aug. 31. Located at 263 S. West Street in Tulare, services offered will include comprehensive family medicine for all ages, including annual wellness and physical exams, immunizations, chronic disease management, acute care, dental, behavioral health, […]

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There for you in a time of crisis

Some heroes run into burning buildings, while others battle in foreign lands for our freedom. Then there are those that walk into your nightmare and help guide you out, they are the rape crisis counselors. They do it for free and they do it because they care. Jennifer Boteilho, program manager for Family Services of […]

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Older Californians ‘unofficially’ poor

Nearly 1 in 5 adults over 65 in California — more than three-quarters of a million people — live in an economic no-man’s land, unable to afford basic needs but often ineligible for government assistance, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The study, funded by the California Wellness Foundation, highlights the […]

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Kaweah Delta to host Aug. 26 Wellness & You seminar in Tulare Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host a free Wellness & You seminar on total knee replacement on Wednesday, Aug. 26, in Tulare. The seminar will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Claude Meitzenheimer Community Center, 830 Blackstone St., Tulare. The speaker for […]

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Kaweah Delta appoints new director, hires new chief medical officer

Kaweah Delta Health Care District has a new member on its board of directors. Herbert Hawkins, who has more than 40 years experience in agribusiness, finance, management, small business and international development, was appointed to the vacant Zone I position on Aug. 7 during a board meeting. Hawkins will be sworn in on Wednesday, Aug. […]

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Local health networks celebrate National Health Center Week with funding

Two Tulare County health care networks will be opening new clinics in the next year thanks to recent funding through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On Aug. 11, Family HealthCare Network and Tulare Community Health Clinic were awarded $844,000 and $941,000 respectively to build new health center sites in Tulare County. “When people have a […]

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Tulare Regional recovery continues

The completion of the first full fiscal year of the Tulare Regional Medical Center under the management of Healthcare Conglomerate Associates shows that the dramatic financial progress being made at Tulare’s hospital is continuing. The hospital’s net operating margin consistently is in the black, the number of days cash on hand is the highest it’s […]

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Taking patient care to the next level

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) was reaffirmed as a level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). In July 2012, FHCN became the first community health center in California to receive recognition by the NCQA as a level 3 PCMH. To maintain its recognition, which is valid for […]

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Two Tulare County residents sickened by West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been confirmed as the cause of illness for two Tulare County residents. Two additional residents are being tested for the illness. The West Nile virus is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes, and there is no vaccine or medication to treat the virus. Most people infected with West Nile will have […]

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