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Make An Emotional First Aid Kit

2020-05-29T00:32:57+00:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|

If you get a cut or burn at home you probably have everything you need to take care of it so it will heal. It’s also important to have what you need to take care of your mental health every day. You should practice a variety of good habits, including getting enough sleep, exercising, eating [...]

The value of preventative dental treatment

2020-03-17T13:49:37+00:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Dr. Blake Livingston, DDS Preventative dental care is the best way for a person to help prevent the need for extensive, potentially costly dental care in the future, as well as pain and discomfort. Preventative dental care is defined as regular dental exams, x-rays, cleanings, sealants and fluoride treatment. Your dental team will also provide [...]

Why Do They Need To Know That? Identifying Social Determinants of Health to Improve Health Outcomes

2020-01-29T16:48:16+00:00January 29th, 2020|Advantage Insights|

By Noah Mamo, Associate Chief of IT Operations New patients are often surprised at some of the questions asked on Advantage’s registration forms. Homeless status? Family size and income? Sexual orientation and gender identity? They’re all there! For many, the question is “Why do they need to know that?” The answer takes a bit of [...]

New Year: Continued Commitment, Growth

2020-01-27T20:58:49+00:00January 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

By Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE, Executive Director The New Year is one of new goals, new habits and brighter outlooks. That couldn’t be truer for Advantaged Health Centers, but the New Year for us is both a new outlook and a continuing of our strategy already in progress. Despite a few challenges, 2019 [...]

Proud to be #TeamAHC

2019-11-14T20:26:13+00:00November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Anasa Holden, Practice Manager Through superior customer service, Advantage Health Centers has paved the way and set the highest standard for clinical service.  AHC is set apart from the numerous other choices that patients have for their medical, dental and behavioral health care.  Exhibiting the high goals for  quality care, Advantage Health Centers has [...]

October is Pinkalicious!

2019-10-09T17:45:11+00:00October 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Kelly Kellerman, LSMW Social Work Manager All the vibrant colors of fall come out in October -  red, yellow, orange and Pink! PINK?!  In October we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the pink ribbon is the symbol. The color pink is not a girlie, wimpy color. It’s strength.  It’s tough.  It’s hope.  At [...]

Pardon our dust!

2019-08-12T19:56:56+00:00August 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE, Executive Director I’m proud to ask for your pardon as we kick up some dust at our Thea Bowman Health Center on 6 Mile Rd. in Detroit as we begin a major renovation and upgrade to make things better for our team, patients and the community. This project [...]

CMH to FQHC: A Transition to Success

2019-07-02T14:44:47+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Crystal Bell, CPSS I thought that transitioning from a CMH to a FQHC would be somewhat challenging, but it has emerged into a second nature for me. Being a consumer in CMH, it had become familiar but once I had become a peer, it felt very normal. At the time, CMH’s were dealing with [...]

We’re growing!

2019-06-08T12:07:49+00:00June 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE, Executive Director Mark your calendars! On June 20th, we will proudly (and formally) open the doors of our newest facility on the campus of Focus: HOPE. Our new facility at 1355 Oakman becomes our fifth healthcare facility in our family of health centers around Detroit and in Warren. [...]

We’re popping up around town!

2019-04-09T23:56:55+00:00April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

By Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE, Executive Director If anyone has wondered who we are, where we are or what we do, they’ll wonder no more! As part of our emerging marketing and outreach efforts, we are now proudly displayed on three (3) billboards around town. This is not just a display of Advantage [...]