A good time was had by all in attendance at the August 12 event – Looking Back, Moving Forward Together – celebrating Alameda Health Consortium’s 40th and Community Health Center Network’s 20th anniversaries. The festivities were held in the beautiful Roof Top Gardens of the Downtown Oakland Kaiser building and featured a number of special […]

Karen Matsuoka is the Provider Services and Contracts Manager at Community Health Center Network. She spends the majority of her work day connecting with specialists and hospitals to ensure that members can get the specialty care access they need to stay healthy. Karen has a very interesting way to de-stress from her often hectic work […]

Are you registered to vote this year? This year is an election year for many local, state, and federal offices.  Elections are about voting for initiatives, and legislators who make decisions about programs like Medi-Cal and Medicare and many services that affect our communities.  You can get involved early by registering to vote now and encouraging […]

Patients of CHCN’s eight health center member clinics reported overall high levels of satisfaction with their experience, based on the 2013 Patient Satisfaction Survey (PSS) distributed during the week of October 28, 2013. Patients of CHCN health centers had a high overall satisfaction rate of 89%. Eighty-six percent of patients reported that it was easy […]

CHCN clinics made incredible progress on Meaningful Use in 2013, due to the hard work of multi-disciplinary teams which included clinical, executive, administrative, quality, IT and EHR leadership. During the year, EHR go-lives increased from two clinics fully live on the EHR and another in progress to five clinics fully live and all eight clinics […]

As 2014 Begins, Much Accomplished – and Much to Do The January 1, 2014 implementation of central provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes this a time of many transitions for Community Health Center Network and its eight member health centers. The beginning of a New Year is always a good time to reflect […]

by Joi Wilson Suneel Ratan is one of CHCN’s newest Leadership Team members. He is filling a new position to the company, Chief Strategy Officer. Because we so rarely get new leadership staff, and because this is a brand new position, I asked Suneel to sit down for a short interview. Read below to learn […]

by Joi Wilson Paul Biberkraut is one of CHCN’s newest Leadership Team members. He is filling a position that has been vacant at the company for several years, Chief Financial Officer. Because we so rarely get new leadership staff, I asked Paul to sit down for an interview. Read below to learn more about Paul […]

On August 14, 2013, the unincorporated areas of Ashland/Cherryland celebrated the groundbreaking of a new site for Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc. (TVHC). The groundbreaking ceremony coincided with National Health Center Week of August 12-17, and commenced at 2pm at 16110 East 14th Street, San Leandro, CA.  Confirmed speakers at the groundbreaking included Juan Gomez, […]

Asian Health Services, on August 8, ushered in the Grand Opening of its new AHS 835 Clinic in Oakland Chinatown with a crowd of 300 participants who came to celebrate this significant milestone. VIPs who spoke at the event included US Congresswoman, Barbara Lee, State Assembly member Rob Bonta, Oakland City Council President Pat Kernighan, […]