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Downtown Lawrence Inc. hires nonprofit executive to fill director position

What an asset to the community, congratulations Sally.

June 12, 2013 at 9:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Medicaid expansion would cover thousands in Douglas County

Good Questions Mamiesmission! I would love to see the answers to those questions as well.

June 11, 2013 at 2:29 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Medicaid expansion would cover thousands in Douglas County

Sorry Heartland but just because you receive grant money it doesn't make your "capacity immediately increase"! You actually have to have staff (clinicians) to do the work. This just doesn't make sense to me still. Also what do you mean by your last paragraph Jon? IF more of your patients had coverage you could double your capacity? That's why you received the grant money! So you could see more patients!

June 11, 2013 at 9:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Medicaid expansion would cover thousands in Douglas County

Regardless of the Affordable Care Act everytime I read an article about Heartland Health Clinic their numbers never seem to add up to me. Perhaps this is a misquote that they saw 12,000 to 14,000 people last year? They haven't even had a full time provider since August of last year! And IF they had a full time provider that person would have seen on average of 6.7 patients an hour. Sorry but since they DIDN'T have a full time provider, I find this an impossibility. It seems everytime something is wrote in the paper there are many different quotes of what they are doing. Has anyone ever really checked? This is something that continues to make me go.....hummmm....and scratch my head. I'm not saying they don't do meaningful work I just think its about time someone gets the story straight........either LJworld or Heartland needs to be consistent with what they are reporting. I know someone may suggest this post for removal, I just hope someone who can really do an accurate story and get good hard data for an accurate story sees this first.

June 10, 2013 at 9:58 p.m. ( | suggest removal )