Being healthy involves more than going to the doctor from time to time. The doctor probably reminds you to get regular exercise and eat well. Combining approaches to health is one of the features of the new wellness center of La Clinica, set to open soon in Medford. Listen to the complete Jefferson Exchange interview, featuring La Clinica’s Lisa Parmenter and Dr. Justin Adams.
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Brenda Johnson discovered her mission in life after falling sick in Mexico as an undergraduate exchange student. “I accessed health care from physicians I didn’t know and in a language I didn’t understand,” says Johnson, chair of Jackson County’s coordinated care organization, Jackson Care Connect. “I made a vow at that time to ensure other people were cared for in a culturally respectful way.” In the United States, however, language barriers, socioeconomic factors and a fragmented delivery system create real road blocks to medical care. As chair of the CCO, Johnson is pulling those barriers down. Read complete Oregon Business story here.
Dentist Tyler Scott talks about our Happy Smiles program in this Jefferson Exchange radio program. Listen to the complete program
More students in Jackson County will soon have better access to dental care. La Clinica has received a $50,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to expand its “Happy Smiles” outreach program. Read the complete KOBI story