From Our Hands To Yours – Video Documentary

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. (SJFMC) celebrated National Rural Health Day with a new video that highlights the contributions of New Jersey farmworkers in the rural communities they serve. The video documentary of SJFMC’s “From Our Hands To Yours” Photography Exhibit, chronicles the lives of farmworkers and their commitment to providing nutritious food to Read More

Medicaid recipients still face barriers to addiction meds, despite new state law

By Sam Sutton 09/26/2018 05:00 AM EDT Medicaid recipients in New Jersey looking for medicine to treat their opioid addictions continue to face a major hurdle that no longer exists for patients covered by commercial health insurance plans. New Jersey, which is on pace to lose more than 3,000 of its residents to drug overdoses Read More

New Jersey Health Center Clinician Honored at National Conference

Bethesda, MD – The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has honored Rina Ramirez, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Zufall Health Center in Dover, NJ, with the Samuel U. Rodgers Achievement Award.  Established in 1977, the award is presented to an outstanding primary care clinician who exemplifies excellence in clinical leadership. It was presented Read More

Health Centers Recieve Awards for Quality Improvement

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $2 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 23 federally-qualified health centers in New Jersey, including the Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, which has locations throughout Burlington County. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $2 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 23 federally-qualified health Read More

Atlantic City/Pleasantville Celebrate National Health Center Week

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers is sponsoring free community health fairs in Pleasantville and Atlantic City to celebrate National Health Center Week 2018, according to a news release. Pleasantville will celebrate from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Merle Pavilion. Atlantic City’s fair will be 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot adjacent Read More

HRSA Awards $2 Million to Support New Jersey FQHCs in Quality Improvement

For Immediate Release August 16, 2018 Contact: Toni Granato, NJPCA Communications Coordinator, (609) 689 9930 ex. 19 or The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $2,076,473 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 23 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in New Jersey. Health centers will use these funds to build upon their Read More

New Jersey Expands Stigma Free Healthcare for LGBTQ Residents

Clinics, support groups, hospitals are adopting policies designed to promote equitable and inclusive care Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal A few years ago, a surprising number of lesbian, gay, and transgender New Jerseyans regularly made the trip to New York City or Philadelphia to obtain medical and behavioral healthcare services tailored to their Read More

South Jersey health centers awarded federal ‘quality improvement’ grants

Health providers serving patients in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Ocean counties together received more than $430,000 in federal grants to continue to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of health care in their communities. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $125 million to health centers across the country, and 23 providers in Read More