We Are What We Give

December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

by Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE Executive Director The holidays are all about giving, but at Advantage, we understand that what we give defines who we are all-year long. At our recent all-staff meeting, we engaged in an exercise to see how staff defined “Customer Service” and the results were great. Feedback included everything [...]

Top Three Flu Shot Myths

November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

By Daniel Zemke, BA, CAPM Outreach and Engagement Representative Advantage Health Center Top Three Flu Shot Myths by Daniel Zemke There is a lot of confusion over the flu shot. I hear a lot of people say: “I don’t need the flu shot because I never get sick.” “I wash my hands so I don’t [...]

Patient Satisfaction

April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By Lawana Batiste, RN, BSN Director, Clinical Services I work alongside some hardworking men and women. It is always my hope that patient satisfaction is their number one priority, because patient satisfaction is certainly mine. An exceptional experience has an inherent value to patients. A good patient experience can be associated with important clinical outcomes. [...]

March On, Ladies!

March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE Executive Director This month, in addition to being Women’s History Month is also the month where National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is recognized and celebrated; And, rightfully so. Much discussion of late is centered on women’s empowerment. Empowerment comes from being armed with awareness and information [...]

Health Insurance Terms You Need To Know

February 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The health care system in the United States can be confusing. In order to get the most out of your health care benefits, you need to understand the terms used by insurance companies, the government, health plans and health care providers. This way, you can make better decisions and ultimately receive better care. Advance Premium [...]

Honoring Our History

February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE Executive Director During Black History Month, it only makes sense that we recognize the man to whom our organization is credited, Dr. John B. Waller, Jr. founding member of Healthcare for the Homeless which today is Advantage Health Centers. Dr. Waller was a highly credentialed medical professional who [...]