The Community Health Center Difference

Adelante Healthcare is proud to be a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) — part of a network of health providers dedicated to improving the health of their communities.

Community health centers are thriving, patient-centered facilities that practice wellness, collaboration and excellence.

The Community Health Center difference includes:

  • Being a non-profit, so our centers are not focused on treating as many patients as possible, but instead can focus on working with each patient to get well, be well and live well
  • Offering comprehensive care that treats the whole person. Most community health centers offer a variety of services including primary medical care, dental, prescription and mental health services. Many also offer pediatric, nutrition, exercise and other wellness programs.
  • Focusing on delivering services that respect the diverse cultures and needs of their patients.
  • Leading the pack with technology including the use of electronic medical records to better coordinate the care our patient receive.
  • Compiling and analyzing health data about our communities to better understand and treat chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, asthma or obesity.
  • Being led by a Board of Directors on which a majority of the members are patients of our centers. That makes us responsive to the needs of our patients and our communities.

Mostly, being a community health center means starting with you.  Working with you to take an active role in improving and managing your health.

Schedule your appointment today and learn about the community health center difference firsthand!

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