Healthy Franklin County Access to Healthcare Coalition
Healthy Franklin County Access to Health Care Task Force is composed of key community leaders from the education, health, faith, business, nonprofit, and local government sectors. Our goal is to create and support healthy behaviors and lifestyles through education, awareness, programming, and access to services. These key leaders continue to identify value in identifying and strengthening efforts to address health and health care needs from a collective perspective Priorities identified: Access to Health Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Mental Health, Substance Use and Prevention; Early Childhood Education; and Adolescent Health.
Healthy Franklin County Access to Health care task force
Co-led by Keystone Health and Summit Health to address a variety of concerns including access to health care providers and addressing the needs of uninsured and underinsured individuals.
Contact for more information:
Joanne Cochran, Keystone Health at firstname.lastname@example.org
Daphne Murray, Summit Health at DMURRAY@summithealth.org
2017 Meeting Minutes
- January 19th
- March 15th
- June 15th
Community Health Workers – The purpose of the workgroup is to research and develop models for promoting the use of Community Health Workers to improve access to health care and coordinate care for patients.
Summit Physician Services and Waynesboro Hospital Paramedic Collaborative. A Summit Foundation grant to improve the quality of life for patients recently discharged from the hospital through monitoring to decrease potential readmissions, conducting home safety checks, and reconciling medications. School Based Health Clinic - Establishment of a school based health clinic at Chambersburg High School. Primary Care Clinicians - Recruitment of primary care clinicians (Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners) and Dentists to Franklin County.