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Weight Loss in Underserved Patients — A Cluster-Randomized Trial

Abstract Background Evidence of the effectiveness of treatment for obesity delivered in primary care settings in underserved populations is lacking. Methods We conducted a cluster-randomized trial to test the effectiveness of a high-intensity, lifestyle-based program for obesity treatment delivered in primary care clinics in which a high percentage of the patients were from low-income [...]

2020-11-16T11:03:40-06:00September 3rd, 2020|General News|

Teche Action Clinic fighting against COVID-19

By HOWARD J. CASTAY Contributing Writer Mar 26, 2020 Updated Mar 26, 2020 THIBODAUX - Teche Action Clinic of Thibodaux launched telemedicine this week, as it continues to fight against COVID-19. The clinic opened in September of 2014, at 1709 Ridgefield Rd in Thibodaux. Its mission is treat patients on a sliding fee scale [...]

2020-11-16T11:09:47-06:00March 26th, 2020|General News|

Teche Action Clinic Launches New Services

By: KATC NEWS Posted at 3:40 PM, Mar 23, 2020 and last updated 3:40 PM, Mar 23, 2020 Teche Action Clinic has new additions to service that can aid in the delivery of healthcare and assist patients in adhering to the state-wide mandate of sheltering in place to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. [...]

2020-11-16T11:07:24-06:00March 23rd, 2020|General News|

Cassidy visits Teche Action Clinic to discuss efforts to fight opioids

FRANKLIN — U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) visited officials at the Teche Action Clinic in Franklin on Tuesday to discuss the clinic’s efforts to combat opioids and how Congress can support local action. Earlier this month, Cassidy, a medical doctor, announced $7 million in federal funding for Louisiana to fight the opioid epidemic. The [...]

2020-11-16T10:57:00-06:00August 22nd, 2019|General News|

Case Study: Teche Action Clinic’s High Performance

How the Value Transformation Framework Can Advance CDC’s 6|18 Initiative Teche Action Clinic is a private, not-for-profit federally qualified health center providing comprehensive, safe, quality health care at thirteen locations and a mobile clinic for residents in southeastern Louisiana. Teche Action Clinic was the first community health center in Louisiana to receive accreditation by [...]

2020-11-16T11:26:40-06:00March 1st, 2018|Case Studies|

Care in the Country: A Historical Case Study of Long-Term Sustainability in 4 Rural Health Centers

From 1978 to 1983, researchers at the University of North Carolina conducted a National Evaluation of Rural Primary Care Programs. Thirty years later, many of the programs they studied have closed, but the challenges of providing rural health care have persisted. I explored the histories of 4 surviving rural primary care programs and identified [...]

2020-11-16T11:22:49-06:00September 30th, 2009|Case Studies|

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