b'Underserved Populations Continue to GrowM iami-Dade County Because we care, is designated by the we can do more.federal governmentas Medically Underserved, with aCare Resource is among the health population that includes 870,748centers with the largest marketlow-income, uninsured, and share in Midtown Miami and itsunderinsured residents. Access tosurrounding areas. In 2018, ourcare is the most important gap thisMidtown Primary Healthcarepopulation facesa gap that widensCenter provided care to over 10,700Miami-Dade County with personal, community and patients with over 43,100 total visitsis Designated structural barriers that include a number that represents only 5% discrimination, stigma, poverty, of the demand within this immediateas Medically distrust of the healthcare system,service area1 .and a lack of education, transportation,The population of this area grew byUnderservedlanguage skills, and health insurance.5% between 2015 and 2017, and the Care Resource has continued to demand for our services is expected expand its locations, hours of to rise significantly over the next five operation, care providers, and years. Our Midtown center has far754% 870,748 10,700resources to accommodate Southsurpassed its capacity to meet the Floridas culturally diverse and needs of patients, providers and staff. resource-challenged populations.Percentage of growth of Number of people designatedPatients served at ourSince 2010, weve grown the num- patients served at our as medically underserved inMidtown Primary Healthcare ber of patients we serve by by 754%,centers since 2010. Miami-Dade County Center and 43,100 total visits.from 3,161 in 2010 to 27,021 in 2018.1. Demand is determined by dividing our total number of patients by the number of low-income individuals not served by health centers within our service area according to the Uniform Data System (UDS) Mapper. Our immediate service area is defined as the following zip codes: 33125, 33127, 33130, 33135, 33136, 33138, 33141, 33142, 33147, 33150, 33161, 33162, 33137, 33139, and 33132.'