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AmeriCares Survey: Free and Charitable Clinics Adapt Models in Affordable Care Act Era

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Free and charitable clinics that serve over 2 million patients in the U.S. are adapting their operational model in innovative ways to accommodate declining resources under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new AmeriCares study.

New Flu Shot Campaign for Uninsured Americans

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Stamford, Conn. – Oct. 15, 2015 – Uninsured Americans in seven states will have the opportunity to receive flu shots at no cost this fall thanks to a new collaboration between AmeriCares and Walgreens.

Responding to Historic South Carolina Flooding

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AmeriCares is rushing emergency medicine and relief supplies to South Carolina for families affected by the historic flooding. The shipments are headed to three free clinics in the state serving uninsured and low-income families

AmeriCares Responds to Historic South Carolina Flooding

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Stamford, Conn. – Oct. 7, 2015 – AmeriCares is rushing emergency medicine and relief supplies to South Carolina for families affected by the historic flooding.

Tony Goldwyn Takes the Stage at AmeriCares Airlift Benefit

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Stamford, Conn. – Oct. 6, 2015 – The AmeriCares Airlift Benefit on Oct. 3, 2015, raised a record $2.6 million for the emergency response and global health organization’s work in more than 90 countries.

AmeriCares to Launch New Program for U.S. Patients with Mental Illness

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Stamford, Conn. – Sept. 28, 2015 – AmeriCares will expand access to care for low-income patients living with mental illness by donating medications to community mental health centers across the U.S.

Helping Free Clinics Build and Strengthen Access to Health Care

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AmeriCares is providing primary support for the 2015 National Survey of Free & Charitable Clinics – a key initiative to assess the impact of health reform on safety net clinics and identify new needs and resource gaps that have resulted from health reform.

Responding to Devastating Storms in IL, OK, & TX

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AmeriCares rushed medical and humanitarian aid to local partners in Oklahoma, Texas and Illinois after days of tornadoes and record rainfall in the Plains and Midwest region caused major flooding in May and June.

Selkowitz named AmeriCares SVP and Chief Marketing Officer

Stamford, Conn. – July 6, 2015 – AmeriCares, the emergency response and global health organization, has welcomed Jed Selkowitz as its Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. In his new role, Selkowitz is charged with providing both strategic leadership and hands-on tactical execution of the organization’s brand marketing and communications efforts.

Free Medical Care Pulls One Woman Back from the Brink

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For a woman in South Carolina, the Anderson Free Clinic, with support from AmeriCares, has become a lifeline as she struggles to manage serious health issues with limited resources.

Leamon Elected AmeriCares Chairman

Stamford, Conn. – June 29, 2015 – AmeriCares is pleased to announce former Deloitte Global Managing Director Jerry Leamon has been elected chairman of the AmeriCares Board of Directors.

Advance Preparation Crucial to Quick, Effective Hurricane Response

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Hurricane season is underway and AmeriCares prepares long before a hurricane strikes so that crucial medicines and relief supplies are in the hands of response partners and survivors as quickly as possible.

AmeriCares Honors Bristol-Myers Squibb with Power of Partnership Award

Stamford, Conn. – June 8, 2015 – AmeriCares, in partnership with the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA), has presented its annual Power of Partnership Award to Bristol-Myers Squibb in recognition of its outstanding commitment to increasing access to medicine, health worker safety and improving the wellbeing of children worldwide.

AmeriCares Names Peterson to Lead Global Health Programs

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Stamford, Conn. – March 2, 2015 – AmeriCares, the Stamford-based emergency response and global health organization, has welcomed Dr. E. Anne Peterson, MD, MPH, as its new senior vice president of global programs.

Cardiovascular Medicine Headed to U.S. Clinics

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Stamford, Conn. – Feb. 26, 2015 – AmeriCares is supplying medication for 60,000 uninsured Americans suffering from cardiovascular disease in recognition of American Heart Month. The medications, valued at $3.5 million, are headed to free clinics and other safety net providers nationwide participating in AmeriCares U.S. Medical Assistance Program.

Donated Heart Medicine is a Lifesaver for Low-Income U.S. Patients

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Two uninsured patients with cardiovascular disease find relief from serious health worries at safety net clinics providing free medicine, including medications donated by AmeriCares.

Jennifer’s Story: Getting Her Life Back

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A 37-year-old woman faces a life-threatening situation and finds a pathway to a new, healthy life with the help of the Greenville Free Medical Clinic and AmeriCares.