PRESS RELEASE: Heart of Florida Health Center Awarded Grant

Ocala, FL, September 21, 2016 – Heart of Florida Health Center (HFHC), is a recipient of a supplemental funding award to invest in Health Information Technology.  

 Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a total of a $4 million awarded to forty-six Florida health centers for IT enhancements.  HFHC was one of those forty-six health centers receiving $72,245.

“These awards will allow health center to deliver higher quality of care to patients and spend health care dollars in a smarter way,” said Jim Macrae, HRSA acting Administrator.

 “These dollars will help fund staff training to improve efforts to share and use information to support better decisions,” said Rich Mutarelli, CEO.  


About Heart of Florida Health Center

Heart of Florida Health Center is a federally qualified nonprofit health center (FQHC) founded in 2009 as a successor to Community Health Services Inc. Its mission is to improve the overall health status of Marion County residents by providing quality primary medical, dental and mental health services. HFHC has eight (9) sites: Belleview, Central, Dunnellon, East, Reddick, SW-Marion Oaks, Ocala West, Maternity, and Pediatric Dental location.

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Heart of Florida Health Center
Administrative Office
203 E. Silver Springs Boulevard, Ste., #101
Ocala, FL 34470

Heart of Florida Health Center, recognized nationally for achieving highest Level III Patient Centered Medical Home Status and as a Quality Leader in the top 30% Clinical Outcomes, vision is to be the provider of the highest quality, affordable, patient-centered primary health care in Marion County.