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Crusader CFO Receives National Award

CRUSADER COMMUNITY HEALTH’S CFO RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR FISCAL EXCELLENCE Samuel G. Miller, CPA, Chief Financial Officer at Crusader Community Health, was honored Monday, August 24th, as the recipient of the 2015 Jeffrey T. Latman Leadership in Health Care Finance Award. The award was presented at the National Association of Community Health Centers Annual Convention […]

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3,400 Books Donated To Crusader

WINNEBAGO STUDENTS DONATE 3,400 BOOKS FOR CRUSADER PATIENTS The students, families and staff in the Winnebago School District donated 3,400 books for Crusader Community Health as part of the school’s “Inspire Change Week” project. Thirteen students, representing both Winnebago High School (four seniors)  and McNair Elementary School (nine 5th graders), deliver the books as part […]

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Senator Durbin Visits Crusader Loves Park

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin made a visit to the Crusader Community Health Loves Park on April 6, 2015. He toured the facility and met with Crusader’s management team. In December 2009, Crusader received $5,342,337 in federal grant funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to construct a new site in Loves Park and continue […]

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National Doctors Day Celebration

CRUSADER NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY HONORS LISA MALONE, MD — Crusader Community Health recognized its physicians for their leadership in the prevention and treatment of illness as part of National Doctor’s Day, March 30th. Crusader honored all its health providers including 21 Board Certified/Board Eligible physicians with specialties in primary health care; 8 Physician Assistants; 7 Nurse […]

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$95,299 Grant To School-Based Health Center

Crusader Community Health has been awarded a second year grant of $95,299 by the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNI). Total support, $200,000, from the CFNI helped to fund the Crusader Community Health Auburn High School Campus School Based Health Center (SBHC) which opened in September 2014. […]

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Crusader Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Crusader Community Health has appointed Dawn Mellish, M.D. to the position of Chief Medical Officer.  Dr. Mellish is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, where she also completed her Internship in the Internal Medicine Affiliated Programs.  She concluded Internal Medicine residency, followed by Nephrelogy Fellowship training at […]

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Crusader Awarded Joint Commission Re-Accreditation

CRUSADER COMMUNITY HEALTH AWARDED RE-ACCREDITATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION Crusader Community Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in ambulatory care organizations. The accreditation award recognizes Crusader’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s […]

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Crusader On Alpine Road Announced

Governor Quinn Announces Investment to Improve Community Health Center in Rockford Investment Will Help Meet Healthcare Demand in Winnebago County October 23, 2014 – ROCKFORD – Governor Pat Quinn today announced an investment to help Crusader Community Health acquire and renovate a building for a community health center in Rockford. The funds, included in Governor […]

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