MIAMI, FL.  (AUGUST  2018)  – The Florida Association of Community Health Centers (FACHC) determined that the overall estimated economic impact of Care Resource in 2017 was $83.5 million. There is an additional return on investment of $0.73 for each $1.00 invested in Care Resource.

Care Resource acts as a valuable employer, accounting for 587 jobs in 2017. In addition to the 329 positions at the health center (direct jobs), the seven locations also contribute to 257 additional indirect/induced jobs as a result of re-spending of monies throughout the community, at large.

Care Resource continues to not only make a positive economic impact on South Florida’s economy but also takes health care far beyond its usual definition. The Health Center provides comprehensive preventive services and screenings, and a range of social support services to address the needs of the community’s pediatric, adolescent and adult populations with approaches that attend to the whole health needs of patients – both physical and psycho-social.

About Care Resource:

Care Resource is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with locations in Midtown Miami, Little Havana, Miami Beach, and Fort Lauderdale. The health center provides comprehensive health and support services to address the full healthcare needs of South Florida’s pediatric, adolescent and adult populations.

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