On Friday, September 16, 2011, Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visited San Francisco to meet with key San Francisco health care providers. In a meeting hosted by SFCCC partner Catholic Healthcare West, the Secretary had the opportunity to hear about the exciting collaborations that are an earmark of San Francisco health care delivery systems. During the visit, SFCCC Board Chair Dr. Ana Valdes had the opportunity to highlight the achievements of SFCCC as a national model. Dr. Valdes shared SFCCC success of uniting community health centers and free clinics to expand access to care, develop a workforce training program, maximize clinic resources and assure that government policy increase access to care. Joining Dr. Valdes in the picture is Abby Yant, Vice President of Mission, Advocacy & Community Health Services, Saint Francis Hospital, San Francisco.
|Secretary Sebelius and Karen Hill of Glide Health Services|
*Pictures courtesy of Catholic Health Care West