Official Inauguration of The Adams Compassionate Healthcare Network (ACHN) Community Clinic providing healthcare to uninsured people of all Faiths and Cultures in Northern Virginia/DC. - Tucson News Now

Official Inauguration of The Adams Compassionate Healthcare Network (ACHN) Community Clinic providing healthcare to uninsured people of all Faiths and Cultures in Northern Virginia/DC.

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SOURCE All Dulles Area Muslim Society

CHANTILLY, Va., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by All Dulles Area Muslim Society:

ACHN Background
ACHN is a volunteer based, non-profit committed to providing patient centered healthcare to uninsured, low-income families. Based in Northern Virginia, ACHN represents the 1st Muslim organized initiative that seeks to provide comprehensive healthcare needs of all qualifying low-income families including those who are not Virginia residents.  Although organized by Muslims, ACHN is a multi-faith / language based healthcare network with volunteers and patients from different religious and cultural backgrounds. ACHN is an independent pending 501c(3) organization with a 12-member Board.

ACHN Providers, which include over 40 doctors, are some of the most highly skilled and experienced in the Northern Virginia area. In addition to primary care, ACHN serves a range of sub-specialties from cardiology to ophthalmology to ob/gyn.   

Since opening our doors in November 2013, ACHN has already made a positive impact in the community, which include:

  • Volunteers:  +200 Volunteers with more than 1,200 community service hours
  • Patients: 180 Actively Enrolled Patients with over 540 visits
  • Community Impact: Provided over $100,000 in Health Care value at minimal cost to patients. Please note, If it is feasible for the patient to pay some amount we ask them to pay up to a maximum of a $15 Co-Pay.

We would like to ML Resources Social Vision and their Chairperson Mr. Muslim Lakhani, for partnering with us and helping make ACHN Clinic a reality. http://www.mlresourcesllc.com/

ADAMS Background:
The All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS), one of the largest Muslim communities/mosques in the DC Metro Area and in the United States, is a non-profit 501c (3) Organization that serves over 6000 families with 10 branches. ADAMS engages in regular interfaith, government relations, social services and community service, and has one of the largest Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Girl Scout programs in the DC Metro area. The ADAMS Sully Center Facility in Chantilly, VA hosts the Adams Compassionate Healthcare Network (ACHN) Office and Clinic. ADAMS has two official seats on ACHN Board of Directors.

Details here - http://www.adamscenter.org/ACHN

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