National Medical Assistants Day – Oct. 23, 2019

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Medical assistants offer clinical and administrative support for physicians, nurse practitioners and other medical professionals. Medical assistants are essential members of the Patient-Centered Medical Home team.  Simply put, they’re a crucial part of a patient’s visit to his/her health care provider. Join us in celebrating National Medical Assistants Day on October 23rd!    

Breast Cancer Awareness

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October 18th is National Mammography Day This day serves as a reminder to all women that the best defense against breast cancer is early detection. A mammogram can often detect a problem before there is any outward physical sign. In 1993, President Clinton proclaimed that the 3rd Friday in October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, would be a day for … Read More

Trick or Treat at Fordland Clinic

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Fordland Clinic will be hosting a Halloween Trick or Treat event again this year! The children will be able to trick or treat among various displays set up throughout the clinic. In addition, the children will get to enjoy a bounce house sponsored by United Healthcare, along with the opportunity to explore a Webster County fire truck, a Fordland police … Read More

The Right Time Initiative

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leslie Pritchard Missouri Family Health Council (573) 694-4898 [email protected] New Initiative Will Increase Access to Quality Contraceptive Services for Women in Missouri The Right Time seeks to reduce Missouri’s unintended pregnancy rate by 10 percent JEFFERSON CITY, MO (April 16, 2019) – Deciding if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant helps women to pursue … Read More

Fordland Clinic and Burrell Behavioral Health Announce Strategic Affiliation

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Burrell Behavioral Health has signed a Letter of Intent to form a strategic affiliation with Fordland Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center in southwest Missouri. While Burrell specializes in behavioral health and Fordland Clinic specializes in primary and dental care, they serve many of the same individuals in many of the same communities, including Webster, Stone, Greene, Christian, and Taney … Read More

Fordland Clinic Earns Gold!

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Fordland Clinic, Inc. is very proud to announce that we are the recipient of the Missouri Primary Care Association’s “Gold Level” for Clinical Quality Excellence!  The award was presented by the Missouri Primary Care Association at the Annual Conference in Branson, MO on October 26th, 2018. Each year, the Missouri Primary Care Association acknowledges Community Health Centers who meet or … Read More

Diabetic Retinopathy: 5 Tips to Lower Your Risk

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Diabetic retinopathy, the most common form of diabetes-related eye disease, is the leading cause of blindness in working-age Americans. It’s also preventable.  Diabetic retinopathy occurs when high blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels in the retina. November is National Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. It’s a good time to focus on managing your diabetes to help … Read More

We Give Thanks!

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As Thanksgiving approaches, we would again like to express our appreciation for our patients and their families.  Thank you for trusting us with your medical, dental, and mental health care needs.  We continue to be grateful for our staff of dedicated, hardworking, and caring employees.  Thank you for helping serve our patients and community.  We also continue to be thankful … Read More

Bill Gdanitz Receives Hometown Hero Award

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Bill Gdanitz, Fordland Clinic’s Board President, was recognized as a Hometown Hero at the Missouri Primary Care Association (MPCA) fall conference held in Branson last month. The MPCA represents community health centers across Missouri.  The Hometown Hero award recognizes outstanding individuals who have been actively involved with a community health center and have shown dedication to the community health center … Read More

Do you have COPD, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis?

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As part of our continuing effort to provide patients with comprehensive health care services, Fordland Clinic is pleased to offer a FREE screening program on May 9th, 2018. This screening, which consists of a simple fingerstick test and a questionnaire, is designed for patients with shortness of breath due to COPD or emphysema, to rule out a treatable genetic cause … Read More