AltaMed Health Services opened its doors as the East Los Angeles Barrio Free Clinic in 1969. Forty years later, it has grown to become California’s largest non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) providing vital medical care for generations of Angelinos and the greater Southern California area. With an annual budget of more than $300 million and more than 950,000 annual patient visits, AltaMed consistently receives the highest ratings from the Joint Commission. AltaMed is an important part of the national network of 7,000 FQHC clinics nationwide that provide health care services to more than 18 million patients each year.
AltaMed expert medical staff and patients may be available for press interviews and comment on a variety of topics.
June 25, 2015
May 21, 2015
March 06, 2013
A Conversation With Sin Vergüenza Producers and Creators Natalie Sanchez and Hilda Sandoval. Courtesy of Mathew Rodriguez from TheBody.com
November 30, 2012
Hoping to raise awareness and decrease stigma among Latinos, a Los Angeles health clinic launched a multi-part telenovela Friday about HIV and AIDS. Courtesy of Los Angeles Times
June 09, 2010
California Adult Day Health Care Economic Impact Report prepared for the Congress of California Seniors by the Lewin Group.
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