Odwala ambiri a Grace Clinic ali ndi ntchito koma alibe inshuwaransi

Odwala ambiri a Grace Clinic amagwira ntchito molimbika kwambiri kuti athe kupeza zofunika pamoyo wawo – koma alibe inshuwaransi yazaumoyo.

Amafika ku Kennewick Clinic kufunafuna chithandizo chamankhwala chaulere choperekedwa ndi gulu la akatswiri azachipatala achifundo omwe amadzipereka nthawi yawo.

“Ambiri mwa odwala athu ndi ambiri mwa odzipereka athu amagwira ntchito kumakampani am’deralo … Popereka chithandizo chaulere chaumoyo, tikulimbikitsa anthu ogwira ntchito pothandiza anthu kugwira ntchito ndikusamalira mabanja awo,” adatero Avonte Jackson, mkulu wa Grace. Kliniki.

Chipatala chokhacho chaulere cha Tri-Cities chakwanitsa zaka 20 chirimwe chino ndipo posachedwapa chikondwerera ulendo wawo wa odwala 100,000.

“Ndikofunikira kumvetsetsa kuti nthawi 100,000 munthu adalowamo kuti apeze ntchito yomwe sakanatha,” atero a Marc Brault, CEO wa Grace Clinic, yemwe adatchedwa 2022 Tri-Citian of the Year.

Kukwaniritsa zosowa za anthu ammudzi

Chipatalachi chimapereka upangiri wamankhwala mwachangu, wamano ndi upangiri waumoyo, telefoni, chithandizo chamankhwala, komanso mwayi wopeza chakudya kwa anthu omwe amapeza ndalama zochepa m’maboma a Benton, Franklin, ndi Burbank omwe ali ku Walla Walla County. Ndalama zomwe odwala awo amapeza pachaka ziyenera kukhala zosakwana 200% za Federal Poverty Level, kapena $55,500 kwa banja la ana anayi.

Opitilira 32,000 a Tri-Citians alibe inshuwaransi yazaumoyo, kapena kupitilira 10% ya anthu, akuyerekeza ndi Grace Clinic.

Brault adati 96% ya odwala a Grace Clinic ndi anthu ogwira ntchito.

“Palibe amene amawafuna, koma timawafuna,” atero a Andrea McMaken, wogwirizanitsa mauthenga ku Grace Clinic.

Anthu akakhala kuti alibe inshuwaransi yazaumoyo, a Brault adati, mwayi wopeza chithandizo chamankhwala ndiwochepa chifukwa opereka chithandizo ambiri sawona odwala omwe alibe inshuwaransi.

Monga momwe kafukufuku wa odwala a Grace Clinic adawululira, pakati pa 52% ndi 56% angafunefune chithandizo cham’chipinda chodzidzimutsa ngati chipatala sichinapezeke.

Zipinda zadzidzidzi zimafunidwa mwalamulo ndi malamulo a federal kuti azisamalira omwe akufuna chithandizo, koma chipinda chodzidzimutsa ndi chimodzi mwazinthu zodula kwambiri zachipatala ndipo sichinapangidwe kuti zithetse mavuto omwe sakutuluka kapena omwe amadwala matenda aakulu.

Monga Brault adafotokozera, zipatala zimapereka chithandizo chachifundo, koma ndalama zomwe zimaperekedwa ndi chisamaliro chosalipidwa nthawi zambiri zimaperekedwa kwa anthu omwe ali ndi inshuwaransi yapadera popeza ndi malo okhawo omwe mitengo ingakwezedwe mukakumana ndi Medicare ndi Medicaid.

“Choncho tikamachotsa anthu m’chipatala, pamakhala ndalama zochepa zosinthira,” adatero, akugogomezera kuti Grace Clinic samapikisana ndi zipatala, koma amawathandiza popereka chithandizo chomwe odwala opanda inshuwalansi amafunikira koma sangathe kupita kwina.

Reza Kalil, CEO wa Providence ku Southeast Washington, anavomereza kuti: “Chipatala cha Grace Clinic chimagwira ntchito yofunika kwambiri pachitetezo chaumoyo mdera lathu, kupereka chisamaliro kwa anthu omwe alibe chitetezo. masomphenya a thanzi la dziko labwino.

Dulani kusiyana

Chipatala cha Grace Clinic chimatha kukwaniritsa ntchito yake kudzera mwa thandizo la opereka ndalama komanso zoyesayesa za anthu 200 mpaka 250 ogwira ntchito odzipereka ochokera kumidzi yachipatala-ambiri mwa iwo omwe akugwirabe ntchito-omwe amatumikira kuchipatala pakati pa kamodzi pa sabata ndi kamodzi pamwezi. , malingana ndi nthaŵi imene ali nayo yopereka.

“Amasangalala kwambiri kukhala kuchipatala chifukwa amasangalala kwambiri kuchita zomwe amakonda popanda kuvutitsidwa ndi ngongole ndi zina zonse zomwe zimapita kuchipatala,” adatero Brault, m’modzi mwa odziperekawo. “Akhoza kungoyang’ana pa wodwalayo, kugwiritsa ntchito luso lawo pamalo abwino, ochepetsetsa komanso kuthandiza anthu omwe sakanatha kuwawona pazochitika zawo.”

Mtengo wa ntchito pazaka 20 zapitazi – ngati ulipidwa – ungakhale woposa $ 8 miliyoni ndi maola 215,000, adatero Brault.

Manuel amakumana ndi Dr. Joshua Lum ku Grace Clinic kuti ayang’ane matenda aakulu. Ananenanso kuti akufuna kukhalabe wolimba ngati ngwazi yapa malaya ake. Lum ndi katswiri wamankhwala apabanja yemwe amadzipereka ku Grace Clinic ndikuchita ku Kadlec Clinic ku Kennewick. Dzina la Manuel silinatulutsidwe kuti ateteze zinsinsi zake. (Mwaulemu Grace Clinic)

Mtengo wa ntchito zomwe zaperekedwa panthawiyi zimaposa $35 miliyoni.

“Pa $ 100 iliyonse yoperekedwa, odwala amalandira ndalama zoposa $ 430,” adatero.

Kuphatikiza apo, Chipatala cha Grace chimapereka mwayi kwa ophunzira anamwino ndi azachipatala omwe akugwira ntchito yokhazikika m’zipatala zam’deralo kuti amalize maphunziro awo nthawi imodzi ndikuthandiziranso ntchito zachifundo.

“M’dera lino makamaka tili ndi kusowa kwenikweni kwa anthu azachipatala okwanira, madotolo, anamwino ndi alangizi a za umoyo, tikuthandiza kudyetsa mapaipi a akatswiri azachipatala m’deralo. Pakatikati pa maphunziro.” Brault: “Masiku ambiri pamakhala anthu angapo.

Bevan Briggs, mkulu wa maphunziro ku Washington State University College of Nursing, adalongosola Grace Clinic ngati mnzake wofunikira wa Washington State University College of Nursing ku Tri-Cities.

“Ophunzira m’mapulogalamu athu a Nursing Practitioner ndi Pre-Licensure Nursing ali ndi zochitika zachipatala kumeneko. M’malo omwe kuyika kwachipatala kwa ophunzira kumakhala kovuta komanso kofunika kwambiri, kumapangitsa malo abwino ophunzirira.”

Kuyambira 2010, ophunzitsidwa uphungu a 22 apita kukalowa m’makampani am’deralo kapena kutsegula machitidwe awo m’deralo, adatero Dr. Cindy Pressler, mkulu wa uphungu ku Grace Clinic.

“Sikuti izi zimangokulitsa chithandizo chamankhwala ku Tri-Cities, komanso zimathandizira chuma chabizinesi mdera lathu,” adatero.

Jackson, yemwe posachedwapa adalandira Mphotho ya Utsogoleri wa Athens kuchokera ku Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, adati chipatalachi ndi chitsanzo chabwino kwambiri cha ubale pakati pa magawo opeza phindu ndi osapindula.

Zoyamba zochepa

Chipatala cha Grace chinakhazikitsidwa mu June 2002 m’chipinda chapansi cha First United Methodist Church ku Pasco ndi Dr. Carol Endo ndi Cheryl Snyder, madokotala am’deralo omwe amawona odwala omwe akufunika kwaulere kwa maola anayi Loweruka lililonse.

Zaka khumi pambuyo pake, chipatalachi chinakula mpaka komwe chili mu nyumba yakale ya Benton Franklin Health District, 800 W. Canal Drive ku Kennewick. Inayamba kugwira ntchito masiku anayi pa sabata popereka chithandizo cha matenda a shuga, thanzi labwino komanso chithandizo cha mano.

Zaka zisanu pambuyo pake, mu 2017, Grace Clinic idatsegula masiku asanu pa sabata ndipo anthu a chaka chachitatu amamaliza maphunziro awo ku Kadlec Regional Medical Center ndipo zipatala za Trios Health zinayamba kuchita maphunziro kumeneko.

Tsogolo lolonjeza

Brault adati pulogalamu yamano ikulitsidwa mchaka chatsopano. “Nthawi zambiri timagwira ntchito yochotsa mano mwachangu – kuchotsa ndi zotupa. Pambuyo pa chaka choyamba, tidzatha kuchita zambiri zamano.”

Anati Grace Clinic ikuyesetsanso kukulitsa thanzi lamisala, zomwe zichitike chaka chamawa.

“Kuti tikule ndi kukulitsa zomwe timachita, tiyenera kukulitsa maziko athu othandizira, ponse pazandalama ndi odzipereka. Pantchito yopeza phindu, mumakulitsa pano ndikupanga ndalama zambiri, koma kwa ife, tikakulitsa, zimapanga. ndalama zambiri, “adatero Brault.

Anati chipatalachi chimathandizidwa kwambiri ndi anthu, magulu othandizira komanso anthu ambiri.

Basin Pacific Inshuwalansi ndi Benefits ndi amodzi mwa omwe amapereka chithandizo chamagulu.

“Chipatala cha Grace ndi umboni wa momwe tonsefe tiyenera kuthandiza anthu osowa mdera lathu … Tathandizira Grace Clinic patokha komanso kudzera mubizinesi yathu chifukwa Grace Clinic imafotokoza momwe ntchito yothandiza anthu iyenera kukhalira. adayendera Grace Clinic musanakhale ndi ngongole kwa inu nokha ndi ena kuti mutero, “adatero Brad Toner, woyang’anira mnzake ku Basin Pacific.

Grace Clinic: 800 W Canal Drive, Kennewick; 509-735-2300; gracecliniconline.org; Facebook, Instagram

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