Grant: $1,059,758 - Health Resources and Services Administration - Mar. 27, 2009
0% voted satisfied - 100% voted not satisfied - 6 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The goal of ARRA IDS fund usage is to expand access for our target population through a number of actions, including 1) expansion of clinic hours at existing sites where space is available (medical and dental), 2) expansion of pharmacy services through hiring additional pharmacy personnel, 3) expansion of outreach efforts to vulnerable populations, 4) retaining a van driver to keep transportation services in place, 5) adding a float provider to cover open clinic sessions, and 6) the addition of a portable dentistry unit for outreach to and services for school-aged children.
Project Description: As a result of the ARRA IDS funding, Vista Community Clinic has seen 1,058 new medical/dental service patients, 755 of whom are uninsured, and has performed 7,976 medical/dental patients visits. Additionally, funded outreach workers have reached 530 new patients, all uninsured, and have performed 1,215 enabling visits. The organization has started a portable dentistry program for outreach to and services for school-aged children in need of dental care, and has reached 647 new patients with this program, 500 of whom are uninsured.
Jobs Summary: The ARRA funds have led to expansion of clinic hours at existing sites thereby allowing the hiring of additional providers and support staff. The clinic has also expanded of pharmacy services through hiring additional pharmacy personnel. The clinic has also expanded its outreach efforts to vulnerable populations through hiring and retaining outreach workers. The clinic has retained a van driver to keep transportation services in place. And the Clinic has added a portable dentistry unit for outreach to and services for school-aged children through hiring additional dentists and suport staff. (Total jobs reported: 16)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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