The Root Community Health Alliance

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Originally Posted on May 10, 2013 by aquil naji The Roots Community Alliance Roots alliance Posted on: 9 May 2013 At Roots Community Health Center we provide many services for our community, such as Residence-Based Care, primary and urgent care, RapidCare, Mental Health Services, Physicals, and immigration exams. We provide these services and many many other services with the intent …

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Oakland CA clinic for all needs

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Originally Posted on May 10, 2013 by aquil naji   Oakland California Community Clinic for all Needs Oakland California community clinic Posted on: 10 May 2013 At Roots Community Health Center, our experienced physicians provide medical services to residents of East Oakland. We understand our community and focus our services to help those who live here. We understand you might …

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African American medical providers in East Oakland, CA will help you navigate new laws

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Posted on May 10, 2013 by aquil naji African American medical providers east Oakland california will help you navigate new laws African American medical providers east Oakland, California Posted on: 10 May 2013 There are changes on the horizon with the new Affordable Care Act that is taking effect in January of 2014. We at Roots Alliance are African American …

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Culturally Competent Medical Care: Because We’re All Unique

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Originally Posted on April 30, 2013 by aquil naji culturally competent medical care It is critically important that healthcare providers understand patients’ backgrounds and what health practices they are accustomed to. Culturally competent medical care means treating with understanding, knowledge and humility. How long did it take for researchers to understand that the differences between the female and male genders …

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A Unique Approach at Roots: An Oakland CA Community Clinic

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Originally Posted on April 30, 2013 by aquil naji Oakland California community clinic Where can a patient go to have all their medical needs met? They can go to Roots of course. Roots is an Oakland California Community Clinic that strives to meet our patients short and long term needs. But what makes Roots so unique? When patients walk into …

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Fully Licensed Community Clinic That Cares

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Originally Posted on March 31, 2013 by aquil naji Licensed community clinic Posted on: 31 Mar 2013 The Roots Health Center services individuals that most other clinics have forgotten about. Even in their own countries, the issue of healthcare for them was out of their reach. At Roots Health Center, they are treated the same as the rest of the …

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Cultural Respect

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Originally Posted on March 9, 2013 by drnoha The United States is among the most ethnically diverse nations on the planet. By the year 2010 it is expected that 35 percent of the U.S. population will consist of people ordinarily categorized as ethnic “minorities.” This diversity itself translates into a social and cultural richness of immense proportions. Yet such diversity …

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Immigration Examination

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Originally Posted on March 9, 2013 by drnoha I-693 Examinations: What You Need To Know I-693 examanations Posted on: 7 Mar 2013 I-693 examinations are also known as the “Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record”. The I-693 examinations are conducted by a medical doctor and are part of the paperwork package necessary to establish permanent residency. An I-693 is …

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Roots Community Health Alliance Receives TA from State

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Originally Posted on March 4, 2013 by admin  Roots Alliance is one of eight organizations chosen by the Institute for Population Health Improvement (selected by California Health and Human Services Agency to implement California’s Health Information Exchange (HIE) programs under the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) to receive technical assistance as an emerging Health Information …

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“Real” Cultural Competence

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Originally Posted on March 4, 2013 by admin Cultural competence is commonly defined today as the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with people of different cultures, races and ethnic groups. Communication is the key word. It must also include an awareness and understanding of different cultural experiences, history, thoughts, values, interests, practices, and fears. The aspects of “real” cultural …

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