Affinity Health Center

Rock HIll, SC   |  www.affinityhealthcenter.org

Mission

Affinity Health Center serves the healthcare needs of our community by providing access to high-quality, comprehensive care with compassion, dignity and respect.

Ruling year info

2000

Executive Director

Ms. Anita Case

Main address

455 Lakeshore Parkway

Rock HIll, SC 29730 USA

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Formerly known as

Catawba Care

EIN

57-1092940

NTEE code info

Community Health Systems (E21)

AIDS (G81)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Affinity Health Center is seeking to ensure access to healthcare for all who need it in York County, SC and the surrounding areas. Affinity believes that patient-centered care, provided in a culturally competent manner should be accessible for all people, regardless of income or insurance status.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Medical Care

Affinity Health Center provides primary care to persons of all ages, as well as HIV and Hepatitis C treatment services. Medical care is provided at a discounted rate, based on income, for individuals and families with low income. No one is turned away due to inability to pay.

Population(s) Served

Affinity Health Center provides a host of supportive services to help patients address barriers to care. Services include case management, medication access, transportation assistance, etc. Services are provided at no cost to the patient. Additional specialized supportive services are available for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Population(s) Served

Affinity Health Center provides free, walk-in, rapid HIV testing services as well as testing for Hepatitis C, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia. We also provide community education programs about HIV/STD prevention. Free condoms are also available at Affinity's main site.

Population(s) Served

Affinity Health Center provides counseling services for Affinity patients and assists with referrals to psychiatric services.

Population(s) Served

Affinity Health Center provides dental care for Affinity patients.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Affinity Health Center's goals are focused on enhancing access to care and quality of care for those in need in our community. Affinity's vision is for a healthy and vibrant community where all people have access to exceptional and comprehensive healthcare.

1. Enhance access to healthcare services in York County, particularly for those who are uninsured or underinsured, including Hepatitis C treatment, comprehensive family planning services, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), behavioral health, primary care, dental care and pediatric services.
2. Enhance quality of care by providing patient-centered care in a medical home environment.
3. Expand HIV services
4. Ensure organizational financial stability
5. Develop key community partnerships that position Affinity to better serve patients, including formalized relationships with educational and training programs in the region.

Affinity Health Center has 19 years of experience in providing health care for vulnerable and disadvantaged populations in the community. Affinity Health Center has strong communitiy partnerships and a strong commitment to collaboration. Affinity has sound fiscal management and practices that have resulted in being debt-free with an operating reserve. Affinity has committed and qualified staff who are led by a strong leadershp team and governed by a dedicated and responsible Board of Directors.

Affinity Health Center has provided care to more than 6,600 individuals over the last year. 60% of these individuals are uninsured and 70% of them live at or below the federal poverty level. Affinity is vital resource in the community for providing affordable, high-quality care to persons in need. In 2018, Affinity relocated to a new facility allowing significant expansion of primary care and dental care. Affinity added an on-site pharmacy in 2018. In 2019, Affinity added integrated behavioral health services including treatment for opioid use disorder.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We received feedback about someone who came in seeking care and was unable to receive assistance due to a booked schedule. We revised our triage process and provided training to our front desk team and triage team to increase access to care for walk-in patients.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Affinity Health Center

Board of directors
as of 12/2/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Jennifer McDaniel


Board co-chair

Janice Chism

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/02/2019

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Leadership

No data

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 12/02/2019

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Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.