On Thursday, October 11, 2012, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.,
the Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership (BCHIP), its board members, and Clinic Advisory Committee members will host an event to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of the Lower Bucks Adult Health Clinic in Bensalem.
Since the clinic opened in October 2002, it has provide free primary and chronic care, medications, and social services for 14,509 unduplicated patients through 48,232 clinic visits. The Clinic serves low-income, uninsured adults who do not qualify for medical assistance.
The event, to be held at the Bucks County Visitors Center at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem, is FREE and open to the public. However, guests are asked to RSVP by October 9th by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Featured speakers at the event include Walter Tsou, MD, MPH, Past President of the American Public Health Association, and former Congressman Jim Greenwood who
helped to secure the first federal grant to establish the Clinic ten years ago.
BCHIP will also recognize the Clinic’s many volunteers and donors at this event, including the county’s acute care hospitals that provide annual financial and in-kind support for the Clinic, five physicians that provide volunteer medical services at the Clinic each week, the thirty physician specialists that see Clinic patients in their offices at no charge to the patients, and the members of the BCHIP Clinic Advisory Committee.