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Driving on to Better Health

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in News |

Working as a school bus driver brings Annabelle joy.  When she first started working years ago, it did not bother her that she did not have health insurance through her job.   She did not need insurance, or so she believed. After all, she was healthy! As time went on things changed, Annabelle developed Type II Diabetes and required medical care.  The...

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Volunteering Comes from the Heart

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in News |

Volunteering comes from the heart. It doesn’t always require medical experience; sometimes just the passion to give back is equally beneficial. Jeremy Harris heard about Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic in Stuart, Florida, through the Stuart/Martin Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast event. He was touched by their mission and was eager to help....

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Centre VIM Transforms Patients

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in News |

I have been without insurance for 3-years as a result of my divorce and I am unable to afford Obama Care.  How quickly health can degrade in the thrives of depression and crisis such as divorce.  I neglected my health and my teeth.  I felt like a car that had been parked under a sappy tree for years.  My self-esteem, my mental health, even my spirituality...

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AMA Honors Dr. Jim Burt With Award 

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in News |

The Board of Directors of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation announced Jacksonville’s  Dr. Jim Burt as a 2017 Excellence in Medicine award winner on April 17, 2017. Specifically, Dr. Burt will receive the Jack B. McConnell, MD Award for Excellence in Volunteerism for his dedication to helping Northeast Florida’s working uninsured...

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Family Medicine Cares USA Grant Program

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in News |

The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation launched its Family Medicine Cares USA (FMC USA) grant program to assist in the caring for uninsured individuals.  Grants are awarded for the purchase of tangible items, such as exam tables, EMRs and medical equipment.  The program provides grant to new clinics that are nearing completion of the...

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