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CrescentCare featured by the National Center for Medical Legal Partnership

CrescentCare is featured by the National Center for Medical Legal Partnership.

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CrescentCare featured in HRSA’s 2023 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Biennial Report

The following is excerpted from the full 2023 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Biennial Report, which can be downloaded here. A Comprehensive Approach to HIV Care in New Orleans: CrescentCare Originally founded in 1983 as the NO/AIDS Task Force to respond to the devastating effects of the AIDS epidemic in the New Orleans area, CrescentCare is…

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CrescentCare featured in September issue of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits

The article, “New Orleans’ CrescentCare Uses HTCs, NMTCs to Find Bigger Footprint in the Big Easy,” is by Novogradic Senior Writer Nick Dicecco, features the financing behind CrescentCare’s expansion into into its new 2515 Canal Street location. The article can be read below or by downloading the PDF.

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CrescentCare attains AHA’s Target: BP Silver achievement level

CrescentCare is proud to have been recognized as a Silver level practice in blood pressure control by the American Heart Association’s Target: BP™ program. The Silver award recognizes practices that have demonstrated a commitment to improving blood pressure control through measurement accuracy. Target: BP™ is a national initiative formed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and…

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Congratulations to 2023 CityBusiness Healthcare Heroes Dr. La’Nyia J. Odoms and Miguel Alonso.

Started in 2007, Health Care Heroes honors health care professionals in the New Orleans area in the following categories: nursing, physicians, professionals and volunteers. Honorees are selected based on industry achievement and community involvement. This year,  CrescentCare has two Healthcare Hero honorees Dr. La’Nyia J. Odoms and Miguel Alonso. Honorees will be celebrated at an…

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CrescentCare Wins LGBTQ Nonprofit of the Year

New Orleans, LA – On August 19, 2023, CrescentCare, a leading healthcare provider in the Gulf South, was recognized at the 2023 Gay Appreciation Awards (GAA) as this year’s LGBTQ Non-profit of the Year in honor of the organization’s commitment to providing high-quality healthcare, mental health support, and other necessary supports to the Greater New…

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CrescentCare Community Health Center Will Become the Gulf Coast’s First Solar and Battery-Powered Resilience Hub

Of all the cities confronting the realities of climate change, New Orleans faces a range of challenges – inequitable redlining and housing policies, a high rate of people experiencing poverty, extreme weather events, not to mention that large swaths of the city are below sea level.  Hurricane Katrina unleashed unprecedented devastation to the city in…

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Community Health Centers Seek to Prepare Medicaid Beneficiaries, and Themselves, for the Risks Ahead

With the suspension of continuous enrollment causing many Medicaid beneficiaries to lose their coverage, community health centers are working to help their patients stay insured

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CrescentCare stands firm in support of LGBTQ+ rights and gender-affirming care in the wake of discriminatory legislation  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CrescentCare stands firm in support of LGBTQ+ rights and gender-affirming care in the wake of discriminatory legislation   New Orleans, LA – CrescentCare, a leading healthcare provider in the Gulf South, affirms its commitment to providing gender-affirming care to our patients, and standing in solidarity with LGBTQ+ communities in the wake of harmful…

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A note from Alice Riener, CEO

I have been fortunate to work at CrescentCare for the last eleven years – first as Director of Housing, then Chief Legal and Policy and then Chief of Staff — partnering closely with Noel Twilbeck, our previous CEO who faithfully served the organization for 33 years. I am humbled to have the opportunity to step…