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Making a difference: initiating and maintaining a faith-based free health clinic.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19752636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article is a summary of the challenges, struggles, and barriers that a group of churches encountered in developing a faith-based free health clinic. From the inception, this clinic has existed for the uninsured whose total household income aligns with the 2009 Fedral Poverty Guidelines. A voluntary interview with the executive director of The Good Samaritan Clinic revealed the experiential evolvement of this free health clinic. Numerous examples are shared that depict how this clinic has made a difference in the lives of many people.
Authors:
Linda L Dunn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Family & community health     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1550-5057     ISO Abbreviation:  Fam Community Health     Publication Date:    2009 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-15     Completed Date:  2009-12-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809641     Medline TA:  Fam Community Health     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA. ldunn@bama.ua.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alabama
Ambulatory Care Facilities / economics,  organization & administration*
Humans
Medical Indigency
Medically Uninsured*
Organizational Case Studies
Program Development / methods
Religion and Medicine*
Uncompensated Care*
Voluntary Workers*

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