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Esperanza in the Press

¿Cómo funciona la telemedicina y qué importancia tiene en medio de la pandemia del coronavirus?
Media:
Univision Chicago
Fecha: 1 de abril del 2020
Descripción: La doctora Axa Anaya asegura que la telemedicina es un servicio de salud en el que se brindan consultas a través de teléfono o videollamadas y los pacientes tienen la oportunidad de interactuar con los médicos. La experta afirma que no todos los pacientes son candidatos para esta modalidad, pues hay casos que tienen que ser examinados en persona.
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Telemedicina en Chicago: habla con un médico sin salir de casa
Media:
Telemundo Chicago
Fecha: 24 de marzo del 2020
Descripción: En medio de la emergencia por el coronavirus y la orden de quedarse en casa muchas personas comienzan a utilizar la Telemedicina para comunicarse con sus doctores y recibir tratamiento sin tener que salir de casa.
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Crackdown on Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits Takes Effect
Media:
Associated Press
Date: February 25, 2020
Description: Advocates say new guidelines that disqualify more people from green cards if they use government benefits is prompting droves of immigrants to drop government social services.
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Chicago's Latinx Community Struggles to Find Answers to Mental Health
Media: Medill Reports Chicago
Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Many other people in Chicago’s Little Village community live like Aleman, but don’t know where to turn for treatment. Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel closed six of the 12 mental health clinics run by the Chicago Department of Public Health in 2012, including one in the Back of the Yards, another Latinx community.
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Biblioteca abandonada en La Villita será remodelada para convertirse en un centro de ayuda para inmigrantes
Media:
Univision Chicago
Fecha: 14 de febrero de 2020
Descripción: Se espera que para el 2021 la estructura, la cual no ha sido utilizada desde el 2009, sea totalmente adecuada para que la organización Latinos Progresando emprenda sus labores de asistencia y asesoramiento a inmigrantes allí. Los trabajos de transformación del edificio tendrán un costo aproximado a los dos millones de dólares.
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Shuttered Little Village Library Would Be Turned Into Community Center Under Nonprofit’s Plan
Media:
Block Club Chicago
Date: February 13, 2020
Description: After raising $2 million, a Little Village nonprofit is on track with its plan to convert an abandoned library into an office and community space. Esperanza Health [Centers] and the Lincoln Park Zoo will rent out space in the building as well.
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Increasing Mental Health Services On Chicago's Southwest Side
Media: 
WBEZ 91.5 Chicago
Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Fifteen years ago, Esperanza opened its doors to address the lack of accessible health services in the community on Chicago's Southwest Side. Since then, one of the organization’s main goals has focused on closing the gap in access to mental health care in the area. Reset checks in with Esperanza President & CEO, Dan Fulwiler, and another local community center on how they’re increasing mental health services on Chicago’s Southwest Side.
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Esperanza Health Centers Among Nationwide Winners for Challenge
Media:
Lawndale News
Date: January 16, 2020
Description: Esperanza Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center that operates four primary care clinics on Chicago’s Southwest Side, was recently named a 2019 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge winner by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Five Architectural Standouts that Rose Above the Rest in 2019
Media: Crain's Chicago Business
Date: December 6, 2019
Description: These new buildings enhanced the look and character of the neighborhoods around them this year — some of them in surprising ways. A bright orange slash runs along 47th Street, on a Brighton Park corner where Esperanza Health Centers opened its gleaming new health and wellness clinic in May.
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Esperanza Health Increases Staff of Nurse Practitioners
Media: NBC 5 Chicago
Date: November 1, 2019
Description: Program Director Gillian Connolly, APRN, FNP-C, spoke with NBC Chicago's Sabrina Santucci about how our Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Training Program allows us to train a new generation of providers, while our fellows, Angelina Bravo and Melissa Martinez, share their experiences in the program.
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Esperanza Brighton Park Featured on The Ñ Beat
Media
: ABC 7 Chicago
Date: October 6, 2019
Description: The Ñ Beat is an Emmy award-winning half-hour show that turns the spotlight on Chicago's vibrant Latino community! This episode featured our brand new health center in Brighton Park and our mission to deliver health and hope to Chicago's underserved communities.
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New Chicago-Area Program Helps Women Get Free Birth Control
Media: NBC 5 Chicago
Date: October 3, 2019
Description: Dr. Kristina Pontarelli, MD, women's health provider, sat down with NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz to talk about Esperanza's involvement with Juno4Me, a new program that helps our patients get free birth control.
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Senador Durbin exige medidas agresivas contra cigarrillos electrónicos
Media
: Telemundo Chicago
Fecha: 9 de septiembre de 2019
Descripción: Anita Mendoza, CNM, proveedora de salud de mujer, habló con Jorge DeSantiago de Telemundo Chicago sobre los peligros de los cigarrillos electrónicos.
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Community Groups Hold Workshop in Brighton Park to Better Protect Immigrant Families
Media: 
Chicago Sun-Times
Date: September 6, 2019
Description: Esperanza welcomed Senator Tammy Duckworth and Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García to our Brighton Park health center for a discussion about the new Public Charge rule and what steps they're taking in Washington to limit its impact on our communities.
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Doctors Say New Rule Will Mean Sicker Immigrants
Media: Associated Press
Date: August 18, 2019
Description: Dr. Jasmine Saavedra, DO, pediatrician, and Jessica Boland, LSCW, Director of Behavioral Health, discussed the expected rise in poor health and costs in our communities because of the new Public Charge rule.
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Consejos y preparativos para el regreso a clases en Chicago
Media
: Telemundo Chicago
Fecha: 14 de agosto de 2019
Descripción: La Dra. Elizabeth Reinhardt, MD, pediatra, habló con Karla Leal de Telemundo Chicago sobre consejos y preparativos para el regreso a clases.
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The Baxter International Foundation and Direct Relief Launch Program to Improve Diabetes Care in Underserved Communities
Media
: BusinessWire
Date: August 21, 2019
Description: Esperanza was named a Transformative Innovation Award in Community Health 2019 winner to support our Nurse-Led Insulin Titration Program, which offers our patients an innovative way to manage their diabetes.
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Pritzker firma proyecto de ley que finaliza la acumulación de solicitudes de Medicaid
Media
: Univision Chicago
Fecha: 5 de agosto de 2019
Descripción: El Gobernador JB Pritzker firmó un proyecto de ley en nuesto centro de salud en Brighton Park que ayudará a solucionar fallas dentro del sistema de Medicaid en el estado de Illinois.
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Esperanza President & CEO Dan Fulwiler named a Chicago Notable LGBTQ Executive
Media
: Crain's Chicago Business
Date: August 2, 2019
Description: Dan Fulwiler, President & CEO, was named a 2019 Notable LGBTQ Executive by Crain's Chicago, which highlights the depth and breadth of LGBTQ involvement, service, and leadership throughout the Chicagoland area.
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Threat of ICE Raids Can Cause PTSD, Mental Health Expert Says
Media
: ABC 7 Chicago
Date: July 16, 2019
Description: Jessica Boland, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health, sat down with ABC 7's Craig Wall to discuss the mental health impacts of nationwide ICE raids.
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Community Healthcare Pediatrician Nahiris Bahamón is Living Her Dream
Media
: Start TV
Date: July 11, 2019
Description: Dr. Nahiris Bahamón, pediatrician, was featured on Start TV's My Start Story, a segment that showcases women from all walks of life who work to change the world in their own way.
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Dr. Nahiris Bahamón Featured in Engage Magazine
Media
: Engage
Date: June 19, 2019
Description: Dr. Nahiris Bahamón, pediatrician, was featured in Engage, a College of DuPage magazine, and discussed the skills she learned at College of DuPage that have helped her successful medical career.
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Crain's People on the Move: Melanie Tan
Media
: Crain's Chicago Business
Date: May 27, 2019
Description: Learn more about Esperanza's newest Board member, Melanie Tan, in Crain's Chicago People on the Move.
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Inauguran nuevo centro médico en Brighton Park
Media
: Telemundo Chicago
Fecha: 18 de mayo de 2019
Descripción: Telemundo Chicago cubrió la inauguración de nuestro centro de salud en Brighton Park.
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Inauguran centro médico que beneficará a habitantes de Brighton Park
Media: 
Univision Chicago
Fecha: 17 de mayo de 2019
Descripción: Univision Chicago cubrió la inauguración de nuestro centro de salud en Brighton Park.
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Esperanza Health Centers, Mujeres Latinas En Acción Announce Opening of State-of-the-Art Health Center in Brighton Park
Media
: Lawndale News
Date: May 16, 2019
Description: Lawndale News covers the opening of our brand new health center in Brighton Park.
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Crain's People on the Move: David M. Berkey
Media
: Crain's Chicago Business
Date: April 29, 2019
Description: Learn more about Esperanza's newest Board member, David M. Berkey, in Crain's Chicago People on the Move.
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Crain's People on the Move: Marisela Lawson
Media
: Crain's Chicago Business
Date: April 22, 2019
Description: Learn more about Esperanza's newest Board member, Marisela Lawson, in Crain's Chicago People on the Move.
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West Side United Invests in Neighborhoods, Businesses
Media
: WTTW Chicago
Date: March 6, 2019
Description: Through a $250,000 West Side United grant to expand mental health services, Esperanza will provide counseling one day a week at Hammond Elementary School in Marshall Square, as well as offer referrals to family members for primary care.
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On the Frontiers of Community Health Care
Media:
South Side Weekly
Date: February 26, 2019
Description: In March of 2018, Esperanza Health Centers broke ground on a new clinic in Brighton Park. When it opens this spring, the clinic staff, community partners, and potential patients want it to break ground in community healthcare delivery as well.
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Alerta en Chicago por brote de paperas en dos planteles educativos
Media
: Univision Chicago
Fecha: 5 de diciembre de 2018
Descripción: La Dra. Elizabeth Reinhardt, pediatra, habló con Diana Pérez de Univision Chicago sobre la alerta por brote de paperas.
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Estos son los mitos y verdades de los suplementos y vitaminas para el desarrollo de los niños
Media
: Univision Chicago
Fecha: 27 de octubre de 2018
Descripción: La Dra. Elizabeth Reinhardt, pediatra, habló con Univision Chicago sobre el uso de complementos aunque no hay beneficios comprobados para la salud.
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Rara enfermedad, parecida al polio, llega a Illinois
Media
: Telemundo Chicago
Fecha: 10 de octubre de 2018
Descripción: La Dra Nahiris Bahamón, pediatra, habló con Telemundo Chicago sobre el confirmación de nueve casos de mielitis flácida aguda en menores de 18 años.
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