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A Mission to Care

Feb 12, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by Andrew Brewer posted in Social Determinants of Health, NCDHHS, telehealth, engagement, Wellness, public health, Healthcare Insights, mental health, Healthy Opportunities, community

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I recently connected with Jeremy Moseley, the Director of Community Engagement of FaithHealth, to discuss the mission and their ministries. Their mission is to build, align and animate religious and community assets to improve access to health care and the health of the community - a mission that aligns well with Northwest AHEC's. 

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Healthcare Insights Interview with Our Fearless Leader – Michael P. Lischke, EdD

Jan 28, 2021 11:23:23 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Social Determinants of Health, Healthcare Insights

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On this edition of Healthcare Insights Podcast Andrew Brewer spoke with our fearless leader, Michael Lischke, on his journey to where he is today. Take a listen and see all they discussed or read some of the highlights here on our blog.

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​​Social Determinants of Health: Tackling Food Insecurity

Jan 26, 2021 3:00:00 PM / by Janice Moore, MLS posted in Social Determinants of Health, food insecurity

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team is committed to promote understanding and improve the orientation of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for North Carolinians. In order to support these goals, we will share a publication on SDOH each month on our Practice Support Blog. This week, we would like to introduce an article "Suburban Families' Experience With Food Insecurity Screening in Primary Care Practices" from PubMed.Gov. Our practice support team has identified this article as a valuable resource to healthcare professionals in our region. The article touches on a number of food insecurity issues which enable the healthcare provider to look at the patient as a whole person instead of a specific condition in order to improve overall health outcomes.  

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Providing and Sustaining for the Health of Our Community

Nov 23, 2020 1:06:06 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Social Determinants of Health

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SHFBThe Northwest AHEC staff had the honor of hearing from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC about all the wonderful things they have going on in the community. Myya Carson presented to our staff and Chef Justin Davis did a virtual cooking demo of an apple tart and oatmeal strudel. 

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina's Mission: To provide food assistance through a network of partners, while educating and engaging our communities in the elimination of hunger and its causes.

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