I can’t say enough about the myriad of services Adagio Health offers in the greater Pittsburgh area and throughout Western PA via their satellite offices. Whether insured or uninsured, Adagio Health provides high-quality health care to women and their families. Adagio also offers educational programs in the schools and the communities. As someone who resides in northwestern, PA, it’s reassuring to know that their excellent services are available in rural areas. Bottom line, Adagio Health is a tremendous asset to our region.
I am proud to be a board member of this wonderful agency. What convinced me to accept a position on the board was the fact that Adagio Health provides essential health care to underinsured and uninsured women. It also provides breast and cervical cancer screening, nutrition education, community education and transitional housing for homeless women and their young children. Within the Community Education Department is the Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention whose goal is to reduce pregnancy, STDs and HIV among adolescents in western PA. I am constantly impressed with the staff's professionalism, knowledge and dedication to the agency's mission.
Review from The Pittsburgh Foundation
Adagio provides necessary health care services to women who may otherwise not have access to required care. These services are invaluable to prevent, diagnose or assist in treatment. Thank you Adagio for enhancing women's health services!
The word adagio means graceful and at ease. Adagio’s approach to women’s health, prevention, education and community embodies grace and ease with seasoned staff providing personalized care and services and building relationships with clients. Adagio is a compassionate and high quality provider of obstetrics and gynecology services, breast and cervical cancer screening, STD testing and treatment, nutrition counseling, teen pregnancy prevention, HIV prevention, and community education in 32 counties of western Pennsylvania. Whether insured, underinsured or uninsured, a cadre of friendly, kind and experienced staff provides accessible and comprehensive care for all women and families. In the dynamic and ever-changing world of health care, Adagio Health is a stalwart provider and advocate for their clients throughout all phases and stages of life. A provider, a teacher and an advocate for women’s health and the health of families, Adagio’s work deserves applause, support and donations.
There are so many worthy causes, so many groups with critical needs facing shrinking resources, that it is difficult to decide where to donate limited time and money. My choice was simple upon learning of Adagio's broad spectrum of programs serving the ever-increasing ranks of uninsured and underinsured women and families. What distinguishes Adagio, beyond the immediate benefits of providing meaningful access to health care, are the long-term and lasting benefits that Adagio’s programs deliver to so many, including nutritional, preventive and educational services, residential and support programs, research and advocacy. Donations to further the mission of Adagio Health have far-reaching and significant impacts throughout Western Pennsylvania.
Review from The Pittsburgh Foundation
Adagio Health delivers an extensive array of services to women in a broad demographic and serves women without discrimination of race, sex, disability, sexual orientation , finances or ability to pay. They provide a high quality of care and promote education and awareness when other health providers don't. The impact in this community is enormous and measurable. In this age of political pushback and economic concerns, this agency is on the cutting edge and doing the right thing. Board Members and Volunteers are a diverse group of individuals and represent the most progressive, forward thinking approach to health care delivery for women.
As we hear rants from public figures attempting to agitate the populace against women and their access to specific health needs, Adagio Health has--for 42 years!-- quietly and compassionately gone about its unwavering mission to provide critical services for tens of thousands of women and their families in Western Pennsylvania. Women who might otherwise be without quality comprehensive healthcare, including: obstetrics and gynecology, breast and cervical cancer screening, STD testing and treatment, nutrition counseling, teen pregnancy prevention, HIV prevention, sexuality education for teens, community education, parent education. Adagio Health makes an enormous, yet generally under-appreciated, impact on so many throughout our region. Rather than seek flashy headlines or engage in self-serving publicity stunts, they focus--every day--on the demanding and important work at hand. Their motivation is simple--to provide excellent care for women who need it--period. As a physician living in Pittsburgh for over two decades, I was among the many who simply had not heard of Adagio Health--until recently when invited to participate on an Adagio medical oversight committee, and then, subsequently, to join the Adagio Board. I felt two responses: (1) shame on me for taking so long to appreciate this amazing organization, its dedicated staff, and phenomenal impact on women's health; and (2) what an honor it was to be invited to work with such committed people to further improve and extend the impact of Adagio Health. Hopefully, more and more people will begin to appreciate and support the "jewel" that we are blessed to have in our region. While politicians and zealots roil in competition for limelight, it is gratifying to know that there exist organizations like Adagio that rise above such trivial behaviors and, instead, "do good" for so many deserving people "without discrimination on the basis of race, disability, sexual orientation, financial ability, religion, age, sex, or marital status". Everyone should be proud to encourage Adagio to "keep up the great work"!
Adagio is a wonderful organization. It is at the forefront of providing affordable care for all of women's health needs. It serves over 75,000 women in 23 counties of Western PA. It has a caring and dedicated staff. In the new world of heath care Adagio is well positioned to offer exceptional delivery of services at a much lower cost than traditional healthcare facilities. It deserves our support and recognition for the work that they do. I am proud to be a board member.
As a family physician, I see people every day who our health care system leaves behind, unable to afford medications, diagnostic tests, and doctor visits. Adagio Health exists to help people, including those without other resources, to meet their family planning and cancer screening and diagnosis needs. Add to that the work Adagio Health does in pregnancy prevention, and community and nutrition education, and you'll see that this is one terrific organization! As a board member, I am proud to play a small role in Adagio Health's success. You can play a role, too. Your donation means that a woman with an abnormal mammogram and a lot of fear and anxiety will get the care she needs. Thanks for your help!