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            APRIL                                                  NOVEMBER

                                        OCHS launched its                                   OCHS CEO Patricia Nadle was
                                        Community Resource                                  appointed to the Massachusetts
                                        Navigator Program with                              League of Community Health
                                        funding and support from                            Centers (“Mass League”) Board of
                                        the Town of Provincetown.                           Directors. In addition, a number
                                        Working closely with local   of OCHS staff were appointed to Mass League committees. Nadle
                                        agencies, the program     and Dr. Andrew Jorgensen, Associate Medical Director were selected
                                        identifies individuals in need   for the Program Committee; Dr. Matthew Libby was named to the
           of behavioral health, substance use and related social services, and   Clinical Issues Committee; Andy Lowe, Director of Program Resources
           helps connect them to the services and treatment they need. The   Management, and Alexis Keeler, Director of Quality & Compliance,
           program has received overwhelmingly positive response, and has   will both serve on the Education Committee.
           attracted additional funding from Cape Cod Healthcare to help
           support the program’s expansion to the entire OCHS service area.
                                                                       “Banking with The Coop improves
            JUNE                                                         the health of our organization.”
                                                                      ~ Patricia Nadle, CEO, Outer Cape Health Services, Harwich, MA ~
                             On June 4, OCHS was re-accredited by
                             The Joint Commission, and was recog-
                             nized for its excellent quality and patient
                             safety. In addition to being accredited
                             as an ambulatory care provider, OCHS
                             is also an accredited Patient Centered
                             Medical Home.
                             Suzanne Joyner (pictured far left), OCHS
                             Lead Certified Applications Counselor, was
                             recipient of a 2016 Unsung Heroine Award
                             from the Massachusetts Commission on the
                             Status of Women. Suzanne was nominated     Teresa Corcoran, MD; Mary Crowell, Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer;
                             by Representative Sarah Peake for her   OCHS staff were featured in the Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s
                                                                                Patricia Nadle, CEO and Anna DeLude, NP
                             leadership in OCHS’ Healthy Connections   Community Banking advertisement series beginning in November.
                                                                        The patients and loved ones of Outer Cape Health Services know that

                             program, which provides critical assistance   Pictured l-r: Dr. Teresa Corcoran, CBCC Vice President Mary Crowell,
                                                                      nothing is more important than the health and wellbeing of our families,
                             to Lower and Outer Cape residents in   OCHS CEO Patricia Nadle and Anna DeLude, NP at the OCHS
                                                                      friends and neighbors. We live in communities where people care about and
                             accessing affordable health insurance   Harwich Health Center. The ads appeared in the Cape Cod Times
                                                                      depend on one another. Access to quality healthcare for all is a critical part of
                             and social services.                and on the bank’s website.
                                                                      that caring. We’re proud to provide the financial stability and responsive ser-
                                                                      vice that OCHS needs so that they can concentrate on providing primary care
                                                                      to patients of all ages.
            AUGUST                                                 DECEMBER
                                                                        Together, we’re helping the Cape economy expand and thrive.

                                                                      And that’s positively different.
                                                                                                In December, work
                                                                                                culminated in an exciting
                                                                                                preliminary design for the
                                                                                                Wellfleet health center
                                                                                                replacement project. The
                                                                                                proposed design features
           OCHS signed a 30-year lease for a 33,000 square foot property at 710 • 508.568.3400
           Main Street (Route 28) in Harwich Port. Beginning in March 2017,                     a 50% increase in square
           the new location will house administrative offices on the second                     footage over the existing
           floor and a patient call center for improved scheduling and referral                 facility and a modern
           coordination. Planning is also underway to build out the first floor                 architectural approach
           for an expanded community health center to open in the summer   that honors Wellfleet’s rich cultural heritage and dedication to
           of 2018. A capital fundraising campaign for this project and the   the natural beauty of the landscape. Planning on this project,
           Wellfleet Health Center expansion (see December) are scheduled   which is part of the organization’s expansion plans, is scheduled
           to launch in 2017.                                    to begin in 2017.
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