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The Health Centers 2011 expansion initiative significantly increased patient areas in womens health, geriatrics, infectious diseases, and dental departments. This was made possible by moving administrative offices to a newly built third floor thus freeing up lower floor space for patient care. A street floor entrance from the parking lot to geriatrics allows convenient access for patients with disabilities and decreased mobility. The Health Center has also instituted a program in which patients can park in the Elm Street garage for free making it easier for patients to keep their appointments.
Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the GNBCHC is a member of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, the New England Community Health Association, and the National Association of Community Health Centers.
Peter Georgeopoulos, CEO has also served GNBCHC as Executive Vice President and CFO since 1990. Prior to his employment at the GNBCHC, Mr. Georgeopoulos was employed by the Hospital Corporation of America, Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket Rhode Island and Bradley Hospital in Providence. He is a former President of the Hospital Financial Management Association of Rhode Island, and is the recipient of many healthcare awards in the hospital and community health center fields.
Daniel Bertoldo has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center. He is a lifelong resident of New Bedford and has generously served as a Board member for over 20 years. He currently is Supervisor of Social Workers at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance. He is the recipient of the Pride and Performance Award for developing a program to help people get off welfare
The Health Center employs three full-time translators who speak Spanish, Portuguese, and Creole. Many of our staff members speak other languages such as French, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Vietnamese. Our highly qualified health care staff includes physicians, nurse practitioners, a physician assistant, nurses, and a full support staff consisting of laboratory technicians, radiology technicians, medical assistants, nutritionists, and socials workers.
Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center is a member of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, the New England Community Health Association, and the National Association of Community Health Centers.
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Congratulations to the 2012 GNBCHC Staff Award Recipients: Darlene Dymsza, Irene Gouveia, Georgina Marques, and Lissette Vasquez. Watch the video:
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|Greater New Bedford
Community Health Center
874 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
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