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The Importance of Regular Dental Maintenance

An important part of keeping your teeth healthy is making regular visits to the dentist for cleanings and checkups. As a general rule, you should get to the dentist every six months (or as recommended by your dentist) to maintain your oral health. But why are these regular visits so important? Consider the following: [...]

2021-06-21T13:55:33-05:00June 21st, 2021|General News|

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 [...]

2021-02-09T15:19:48-06:00September 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 [...]

2021-02-09T15:08:54-06:00March 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. [...]

2021-02-09T15:10:29-06:00March 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 [...]

2021-03-09T13:10:53-06:00August 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 [...]

2021-04-13T14:04:51-05:00March 1st, 2018|Case Studies|

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