CGM and Vida Y Salud Health Systems, Inc., a Community Health Center based in Crystal City, Texas, celebrate the 2014 National Health Center Week (NHCW)
To mark this year’s observance, Vida Y Salud Health Systems, Inc., will host a 2-day Health and Wellness Expo from August 15th to 16th for residents of Zavala County and its surrounding areas.
The theme of this year’s National Health Center Week (NHCW) is “America's Health Centers - Local Engines for Healthier Communities." As a trusted healthcare software partner to several Community Health Centers (CHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), CGM is proud to celebrate the efforts of these exemplary organizations whose relentless efforts have helped increase access to comprehensive quality preventive and primary healthcare for the uninsured, under-insured as well as vulnerable populations.
Chief Executive Officer of Vida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc., Dr. Carlos Moreno said, “We are grateful for CGM’s support as we celebrate NHCW. By joining in the salute to our nation’s CHCs and FQHCs, CGM has clearly demonstrated its commitment to advancing the health of our communities – both local and national.”
“By forming a close alliance with our customers, we gain insight into their unique needs as they pursue excellence in the delivery of primary and preventative care. We are honored to support the successes of Vida Y Salud-Health Systems - a Patient Centered Medical Home whose exemplary efforts continue to advance the cause for a healthier community. Through our support, we recognize the collective successes of community health in overcoming physical and financial barriers to quality health care,” said Werner Rodorff, CEO, CompuGroup Medical US.
Details of the Health and Wellness Expo are as follows:
- Friday & Saturday, August 15 & 16, 2014
- The Crystal City Nutrition Center
1210 N 7th Ave. Crystal City, TX 78839
- Juan Garcia Park, Crystal City, TX 78839
About Vida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc.
Vida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center based in Crystal City, Texas that provides health services to about 12,000 residents within the county of Zavala as well as the contiguous surrounding counties – a designated medically underserved area. Founded in 1972, Vida Y Salud-Health Systems, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center chartered by the State of Texas and has been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1990.
About National Health Center Week
NHCW is an annual event that is organized and hosted by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and its partners. The 2014 NHCW is a weeklong celebration that will run from August 10th to 16th to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers as local solutions for affordable and accessible health care. Learn more at nachc.org.