National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month
February 23, 2012 - "The more health risks students have, the more likely they will not succeed in school. Each health risk that can be removed has the potential to positively influence academic behaviors.” Learn how HealthPoint's School-Based Health Centers are helping students succeed. Read more.
Global to Local Update
February 23, 2012 - Global to Local (G2L) is a partnership of HealthPoint and three other Seattle-based organizations. Learn how G2L is "Working with Communities to Address Health Disparities." Read more.
Opportunities for Integrative Medicine in a Patient-Centered Medical Home
December 9, 2011 - Thomas Trompeter, HealthPoint CEO, offers his reflections on the nature of the "Patient Centered Medical Home" paradigm and what it asks of both practitioners and those who would educate them. Read more.
New Bothell Building Will Double Access
July 7, 2011 - Medical and Dental Center to Serve 12,000 patients Read more.
First ATSU/HealthPoint Medical Students Graduate
HealthPoint is one of 11 community campuses around the country hosting ATSU medical students. We asked one of them to tell us what this exciting curriculum means to her. Read more.
HealthPoint's Annual Connecting with Community Benefit Dinner - October 15, 2011
You’re invited to join other community members, business leaders, and anyone with an interest in ensuring health care access to people of all income levels on Friday, October 8 to celebrate HealthPoint’s legacy of providing good health care to people regardless of the social or economic barriers they face. Read more.
Federal Stimulus Funds Clinic Expansion
April 6, 2011 - HealthPoint today announced completion of the expansion project at its Auburn clinic location. After receiving a federal grant award through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the building was expanded to add 10 newly renovated exam rooms and a new elevator. Read more.
HEALTHPOINT ANNOUNCES $6.8 MILLION GRANT AWARD
November 22, 2010- HealthPoint is the first recipient in King County of funds provided by the 2010 Affordable Care Act. A grant of $6.8 million was awarded to help construct a new clinic in Bothell that will serve over 6,000 low-income and uninsured patients each year.
Salal Credit Union Gives Back
November 11, 2010- Salal Credit Union held several fundraising events over the summer and their members and staff gave generously. They baked (and ate!) brownies, flipped pancakes, sold hot dogs, popped popcorn, auctioned off event tickets, even gave up parking spaces, all in the name of fundraising. If you were in one of the branch offices, you may have noticed the giant bandages stuck to the walls—each bandage represented a contribution toward the goal of greater health for our communities.
Global to Local: A New Partnership
October 12, 2010 - HealthPoint, Washington Global Health Alliance, Public Health – Seattle & King County, and Swedish have entered into a formal partnership to work together to address disparities in local healthcare through a groundbreaking initiative: Global to Local, a new approach in applying global solutions to local healthcare challenges in underserved populations. SeaTac and Tukwila have been chosen as the pilot communities.
Clinic Moves to Bothell to Begin Exciting New Partnership
We recently joined forces with Public Health-Seattle & King County to create a partnership that benefits the people we serve in North and Northeast King County. Read more.
Thomas Trompeter, CEO, reacts to news of severe budget cuts in WA
September 16, 2010 - HealthPoint CEO, Thomas Trompeter, interviewed by KOMO4-TV. Read more.
Recognizing the work of America's Community Health Centers
August 1, 2010 - Did you know that America's Community Health Centers now serve over 20 million people in 7,000 communities? For 45 years, Community Health Centers have provided affordable, high quality, cost-effective health care to all people, regardless of ability to pay. Read more.
Highlights of State and Federal Legislation
Earlier this month, both the federal government and the State of Washington passed legislation that impacts Community Health Centers. Read the highlights here. Read more.
Health Care Reform Draws Mixed Reaction in Kent
Kent Reporter editor writes about local reaction to President Obama’s health care legislation including comments from HealthPoint staff. Read more.
The Seattle Foundation; Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Puget Sound Affiliate; and United Way show their support for HealthPoint
In a tough economic year, HealthPoint donors prove that they are still committed to helping our communities be healthy. Read more.
National Recognition for HealthPoint Provider
The American Psychological Association presented Jeffrey Reiter, PhD, ABPP (HealthPoint Redmond) with a Presidential Citation for his work integrating behavioral health and primary medical care. Only twelve of these citations are awarded annually... Read more.
No on 1033
Renton, WA – HealthPoint, King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC) and Renton Area Youth & Family Services (RAYS) are joining the City of Renton in their strong opposition to Tim Eyman’s Initiative 1033. A similar initiative that was enacted in Colorado proved to be disastrous for human services in that state. Read more.
The New Face of Northwest's Uninsured: Middle Class
As more-and-more people lose their jobs, the new face of the uninsured has become middle-income Americans. KPLU's Austin Jenkins profiles a Northwest woman who's out-of-work and uninsured. Read more.
Partnership Offers Alternatives to Emergency Care
AUBURN, WA, June 9, 2009 – Auburn Regional Medical Center (ARMC) and HealthPoint, a Community Health Center, have announced an innovative new partnership which offers alternatives to emergency department (ED) care for patients. The hospital and Community Health Center are working together to reduce ED utilization and to connect patients to a health care home with a primary care provider. Read more.
New Dental Chairs Increase Kent Clinic’s Capacity
KENT, WA – HealthPoint Kent Dental has added two chairs to its clinic at 403 E. Meeker, providing up to 3000 additional dental visits this year. Read more.
HealthPoint Federal Way Medical Expansion Adds Eight Exam Rooms
January 21, 2009, Renton, WA - HealthPoint today announced completion of the expansion project at its Federal Way clinic location. Read more.
Community Health Centers of King County Announces a New Name: HealthPoint
June 15, 2008, Renton, WA - Community Health Centers of King County has changed its name to HealthPoint, the organization announced today. Read more.
Record Number of Supporters Attend Annual Dinner
On a very rainy Friday night last November, we celebrated a kaleidoscope of people, programs and communities with 400 people at our 4th Annual Connecting with Community Benefit Dinner-almost twice as many attendees as in years past. Read more.
HealthPoint's 5th Annual Connecting with Community Benefit Dinner - October 8, 2010
You're invited to join other community members, business leaders, and anyone with an interest in ensuring health care access to people of all income levels on Friday, October 8 to celebrate HealthPoint's legacy of providing good health care to people regardless of the social or economic barriers they face. Read more.
CHCs Honor US Congressman Adam Smith for Health Care Reform Support
US Congressman Adam Smith will receive the 2010 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award on Friday, April 9 at HealthPoint SeaTac. The National Association of Community Health Centers is bestowing the award on Smith for his consistent support, sponsorship and votes in favor of important issues facing the underserved people in our communities as well as Community Health Centers. Read more.
HealthPoint Raises Record Amount!
HealthPoint's 40th anniversary celebration was a great success thanks to the many sponsors and donors who attended on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Read more.