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Increasing Access to Oral Health
is a challenge for uninsured and underinsured individuals and their families.

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Safety Net Center is an online resource for providers and organizations in the U.S. that provide healthcare to low-income, uninsured and underinsured populations. Safety Net Center contains educational materials on a variety of clinical topics.

Americares Signature Programs

A Resource of Americares U.S. Program

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes by Targeting Prediabetes in the Safety Net

Transforming Prediabetes
Care Initiative

Prediabetes is a preventable health condition that increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. An estimated 86 million American adults have prediabetes but only one in 10 of these people are aware they have it.

ECHO Initiative Highlights & Benefits to Participation

ECHO Initiative Highlights & Benefits to Participation

A Hypertension Program for Free and Charitable Clinics is designed to advance and elevate the work of free and charitable clinics throughout country and showcase what free and charitable clinics can do as a group, with a focus on uncontrolled and resistant hypertension.

Resources for the Uninsured and Underinsured with Mental Illness.

Mental Health

Mental illness is a significant and widespread problem in the United States – nationally, 43.8 million adults experienced a mental illness in the past year, with 10 million adults coping with a serious mental illness (SMI).

Increasing Access to Oral Health for the Uninsured and Underinsured.

Oral Health Low
Literacy Program

Access to oral health is a challenge for uninsured and underinsured individuals and their families. Safety net oral health facilities help this vulnerable population meet that challenge. This section provides tools and resources such as how- to guides, case studies, a variety of publications and links related to developing an oral health access program.

Improving Medication Adherence in Free and Charitable Clinics: A pilot program using CareMessage's texting service

Medication Adherence
Texting Pilot Program

Non-adherence to medication is considered to be one of the largest drug related issues. Consequences of non-adherence include worsening condition, increased comorbid diseases, increased health care costs, and death.

Improving Supply Chain Efficiencies in the Safety Net: An Inventory Management Pilot Program for Free and Charitable Clinics

Inventory Management
Pilot Program

The AmeriCares Inventory Management Pilot Program aims to transform pharmaceutical inventorying and management for free and charitable clinics resulting in efficiencies, safer and more standardized dispensing, strengthened supply chain integrity and improved reporting to AmeriCares without placing additional demands upon clinic partners.

Improving Supply Chain Efficiency in the Safety Net: An Inventory Management Pilot Program for Free and Charitable Clinics

National Survey of
Free & Charitable Clinics

Little information exists to accurately describe the free and charitable clinic movement and community; comprehensive, and up-to-date information about even basic information such as how many free and charitable clinics exist, where they are located, how many patients they serve and what range of services they provide are not available.

Increasing Quality Improvement in Free and Charitable Clinics.

Driving Quality Outcomes

A multi-year, multi-clinic Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition and direct clinic award program that will provide direct coaching to recipients on the transformation of care delivery and obtaining recognition from the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA); the goal of the initiative is to drive quality improvement in free and charitable clinics.

Walgreens Flu Voucher Program
BI Produce to Give Initiative
Factor it Forward.

Pharmaceutical Initiatives

Americares manages a number of specialized initiatives which include the Boehringer Ingelheim Produce to Give Initiative, Walgreens Flu Voucher Program, and Factor it Forward.

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