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Heart of Ohio Family Health

By Kristina Naseman


IMPACT. 1: Heart of Ohio Family Health provided care to over 7,500 patients in 2016. We serve diverse communities, with over one-third of our patients best served in a language other than English. Furthermore, over half of our patients fall below 100% of the poverty guideline. We aim to provide a variety of needed services to patients within our centers through our staff and partnerships with other organizations. -- 2. The Ohio State University's College of Pharmacy provides clinical support and onsite pharmacy services at both Capital Park and Whitehall Family Health Centers. In 2016 the team of clinical pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and student pharmacists provided care to almost 700 patients in the areas of diabetes, prediabetes, lipids, hypertension, anticoagulation, tobacco cessation, and comprehensive medication reviews. -- 3. Other Ohio State partnerships include coaching by OSU nurse practitioner students for Spanish-speaking diabetes patients through the Integrated Second Language Learning Program and The James Mobile Mammography Unit providing over 300 mammograms this year onsite for our patients. We also serve as a training site for pharmacy students, nurse practitioner students, and social work students in the future.OSU PARTNERS: College of Pharmacy; College of Nursing; The James Comprehensive Cancer Center; College of Social WorkCOMMUNITY PARTNERS: Mount Carmel Health System; Franklin County; American Cancer Society; The Ohio Benefit Bank; Maryhaven, Inc.; Celebrate One Step One; Whitehall Community Health Action Team; Reynoldsburg Community Health Action Team; Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus; Ohio Association of Community Health Centers; Columbus Speech and Hearing CenterPRIMARY CONTACT: Kristina Naseman ( of Ohio Family Health consists of two Federally Qualified Health Centers on the east side of Columbus, Ohio. Both Whitehall and Capital Park community health centers provide primary medical care, women's health services, obstetrics and gynecology, mental health services, clinical pharmacy services, interpretation, and other enabling services. Our mission is to provide high-quality, holistic and sensitive care to meet the healthcare needs of our community, where we honor every person with loving service

Publisher: Ohio State University. Office of Outreach and Engagement
Year: 2017
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