Andrea Skolkin: Keeping our youth healthy (Midlands Voices editorial)

This editorial was published in the Omaha World-Herald‘s Midlands Voices section on December 15, 2017. The writer is chief executive officer of OneWorld Community Health Centers. Health care options for young people are continuing to be minimalized. Especially with Congress’ delay in reauthorizing funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, and for community […]

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‘They are not alone’: Diabetic patients find support, resources at OneWorld

At OneWorld, we meet patients where they are, and we empower them to manage their own care and optimize their lifestyles, diet and exercise. According to Angie Washington, OneWorld’s Diabetes Case Manager, diabetic patients receiving care at OneWorld have a wide range of resources available to them. Providers and diabetes nurses meet with patients during […]

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Enrollment assistance available at OneWorld

The Health Insurance Marketplace’s Open Enrollment dates for 2018 are November 1 – December 15, so in that time frame, people who need to sign up for health insurance can visit HealthCare.gov to sign up for a 2018 health insurance plan. Plans offered at HealthCare.gov cover doctor visits, hospital stays, preventive care, prescription drugs and […]

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OneWorld staff bake sale supports cancer patient’s family

A OneWorld patient passed away due to colon cancer in early October, leaving behind a wife and three young children. OneWorld’s High-Risk Case Management team, who had been regularly working with the patient and his family, wanted to do something to help. “It’s not only the patient who struggles with cancer—the whole family is impacted, […]

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Supporter spotlight: Midlands Community Foundation

Midlands Community Foundation has supported OneWorld and its programs for more than a decade. For the past several years, the Foundation has awarded OneWorld a grant that funds our Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®’s visits in Sarpy and Cass counties. The Care Mobile, operated by OneWorld and Ronald McDonald House Charities, visits area schools and other […]

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