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Phone: 225-954-3185
4655 Sherwood Comon Blvd
Baton Rouge
Louisiana 70816
USA
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Target demographics: Those who have no primary care physician and are relegated to emergency room care. Those under insured and uninsured.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2500

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: docs could see patients for an entire night clinic, nurses could prep patients for a clinic, social workers could counsel patients for follow up, non medical personnel could welcome patients and see to their comfort

Geographic areas served: Baton Rouge Area

Programs: Tuesday night general medicine clinics-no walk ins-only ER discharge and hospital referrals from social workers
Wednesday night orthopedic and rheumatology clinics
Medical Reserve Corps-area disaster mobilization resource for physician and medical deployment in emergencies

Mission:
VHC serves in a volunteer capacity as a catalyst to forge partnerships between the private medical community and the public health sector in an effort to minimize delays in treatment, improve access to care for urgent problems, and minimize the use of emergency rooms for chronic health problems.
Results:
Benchmarks for 2011
111 volunteers saw 1163 patients for a total of 1953 volunteer hours valued at close to $500,000

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09/10/14
I am a PR intern who has volunteered to work for VHC since April 2014. I have truly loved learning about this amazing non-profit organization. I think VHC provides an outstanding service to the health care community of Baton Rouge. I have seen first hand the hard work and dedication that has gone ... more »
09/04/14
Could not be more proud to be a part of such an amazing organization. VHC provides a vital service and the Baton Rouge community is very lucky to have an organization like VHC... more »
12/20/13
I've worked with VHC on a professional level and have learned that they fill a very important gap in Healthcare. We are proud to help market their mission... more »
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