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

November 20, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

OneWorld Social Media User Policy

November 19, 2017

Our social media pages are for supporters of OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc. OneWorld complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, immigration status or ability to pay. If your post is found to be inappropriate, insensitive, threatening […]

Adult weight management program empowers patients

October 18, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is adjusting one’s lifestyle to include healthy eating, regular physical activity and balancing the number of consumed calories with the number of calories one’s body uses. In order to help our patients make those lifestyle changes […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, OneWorld, in collaboration with Susan G. Komen® Great Plains and Binational Health Week, hosted two women’s health events in October. When women have access to health information and screening services, breast cancer can be detected earlier, so OneWorld is committed to providing information and screening opportunities to our […]

Transgender patients find hope at OneWorld

OneWorld is proud to now be able to help another underserved population: transgender patients who wish to begin the transition process through hormone therapy. “This service is important and needed because there are very few providers who are competent and have pursued the education and training to care for these patients,” OneWorld’s Alex Dworak, MD, […]

Envolve Vision Van offers free vision screenings, glasses to patients

September 25, 2017

On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Envolve Vision Van will be onsite at the Livestock Exchange Building campus to provide free vision screenings and glasses to OneWorld patients. If the free screening indicates that a patient needs glasses, that patient can choose frames onsite, then the glasses will be shipped free of charge to his or […]

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in six (17%) of children in the U.S. has obesity. Children with obesity are at higher risk for other chronic health problems and diseases, and they are more likely to suffer from social isolation, depression and low self-esteem. Childhood obesity is a health […]

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