Meet Christ Community's new leader

From administrative assistant to CEO: Meet Christ Community's new leader The newest chief executive officer of Christ Community Health Services (CCHS) began at the organization nearly 20 years ago as an administrative assistant. Photo courtesy of Christ Community Health Services Christ Community Health Services CEO Shantelle Leatherwood Shantelle Leatherwood is a native of South Memphis, a Central High School alum as well as graduate of Tennessee State... Read More
Posted by Cris Stovall at 1/17/17 | 0 comments

Christ Community Opens Dental Center in Raleigh

After quietly opening July 1, Christ Community Health Services officially debuted its fifth dental practice, this one located in the clinic's year-old facility in Raleigh. The new clinic features five exam rooms and one dentist and one oral hygienist. The number of rooms will be doubled over the next year, thanks to a federal grant. Michael Sheffield covers bioscience and biotechnology; manufacturing; tourism and hospitality; and sports business. Contact him at ... Read More
Posted by Cris Stovall at 7/14/16 | 0 comments

PrimaryCare Void Draws Memphis Nonprofit Provider to Raleigh

By Kevin McKenzie of The Commercial Appeal Posted: Feb. 03, 2016                                       Abdominal pain on Wednesday drew Verlene Smith to the new Christ Community Health Services clinic in a shopping center across Austin Peay from the struggling Raleigh Springs Mall. As a 34-year-old... Read More
Posted by Cris Stovall at 3/24/16 | 0 comments

Shelby County Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative

Life Story Prenatal Care By: Meredith Pace, RN, BSN, MA Christ Community Health Services While Shelby County may have one of the highest infant mortality rates and preterm delivery rates in the nation, behind every statistic is a unique story.  At Christ Community Health Services we value each of the stories behind the statistics and desire to provide excellent prenatal care to women as they live bravely as the main character in their lives. This is why we currently use the Life... Read More
Posted by Cris Stovall at 3/24/16 | 0 comments

Guest column: Mission of Mercy: What’s next?

By Jeffrey D. Amstutz, Special to Viewpoint Posted: March 13, 2016                                               The weekend of Jan. 30, a couple of thousand people were served at the Mid-South Mission of Mercy (MOM) dental clinic at Bellevue Baptist Church. From the leaders... Read More
Posted by Cris Stovall at 3/24/16 | 0 comments

Health care clinic unveils priority care service

Christ Community Health Services is launching a new way to see patients at its newly opened Raleigh clinic. Regular patients will now be able to receive priority care at the Raleigh location. Priority care allows patients to experience traditional primary care without an appointment. Regular patients who need to come in for medicine refills or for simple issues can come in and see their regular physician without having to wait to be worked into the schedule. Lance Luttrell , COO of... Read More
Posted by Cris Stovall at 3/24/16 | 0 comments

Medtronic Global Fellows program touches down in Memphis

After two years of successful work overseas,  Medtronic  PLC, chose Memphis and  Christ Community Health Services  to launch a pilot program for its Global Innovation Fellows project. The program, which involves Medtronic selecting a nonprofit organization to become a “client,” places three Medtronic employees with the organization for three weeks to work on a specific issue that needs improvement. Three Medtronic employees —  Victoria Davis , senior financial analyst... Read More
Posted by George Mosely at 8/25/15 | 0 comments

Affordable Care Act grant will open Christ Community Health Services center in Raleigh

Christ Community Health Services will open a new health center in Raleigh with a $650,000 federal grant announced Tuesday. The Department of Health and Human Services awarded the “new access point” grant to Christ Community as part of $101 million delivered through the federal Affordable Care Act for 164 new health center sites in 33 states and two U.S. territories. With the first-year funding, Christ Community will expand to Raleigh with a health center located in a shopping center on Austin... Read More
Posted by George Mosely at 8/24/15 | 0 comments

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