In 1982, a group of community-based, non-profit health clinics recognized their shared values and concerns and came together to form the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium (SFCCC). The creation of SFCCC allowed these clinics to pool their collective resources to address their needs and interests, and those of their patients, to local, state and national policy makers.
SFCCC works to lead and support the partnership in four core areas, each with distinct programs: access to care, workforce development, maximization of valuable resources, and health policy. While SFCCC partner health clinics focus on patient care and preserving the well-being of the communities they serve, SFCCC promotes the health of our clinics - keeping them poised to adapt to a changing healthcare environment - so that their long-standing tradition of community care is preserved.
SFCCC Blog Posts
Research from the American Cancer Society has revealed that if every American had access to high-quality preventative care, the country’s total cancer mortality rate would fall by 22%, and by 34% among the subset of Americans aged 25‐74 years. This calculation is significant and reveals a deep disparity in the quality of care one receives…