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Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

Over 900 guests attended Peak Vista Community Health Centers’ tenth annual Breakfast of Champions Tuesday. Attendees heard from numerous community members, as well as President and CEO Pam McManus and four-time Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams. Williams served as keynote speaker and emphasized that focus and dedication – along with family influence – were key… Continue Reading Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

Venus Williams to keynote Peak Vista breakfast

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Venus Williams to keynote Peak Vista breakfast

Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation’s annual fundraising event, the Breakfast of Champions, will feature Venus Williams, tennis champion and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, as 2014’s keynote speaker. “Venus suffers from an autoimmune condition called Sjogren’s syndrome and is sensitive to the crucial need for people to have access to healthcare,” said BJ Scott,… Continue Reading Venus Williams to keynote Peak Vista breakfast

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BJ Scott, who has devoted 18 years of service to Peak Vista Community Health Centers in different capacities, announced Friday that she will retire on Dec. 31. Scott most recently has served as executive director of Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation, but she was Peak Vista’s president and CEO for the decade of 2001… Continue Reading BJ Scott to retire from Peak Vista at end of year

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Senior tsunami: Aging in place requires transportation solutions

The so-called senior tsunami, named because of the large number of aging Baby Boomers, is headed our way. Several Colorado Springs community leaders passionate about the aging population are working now to ameliorate the impact. People want to age in place, said one of those leaders, Beth Roalstad, executive director of the Innovations in Aging… Continue Reading Senior tsunami: Aging in place requires transportation solutions

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CSFD offers free flu shots

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CSFD offers free flu shots

The Colorado Springs Fire Department, along with numerous sponsors, will offer a free flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 25, at fire department headquarters, 375 Printers Parkway. The clinic is specifically for the uninsured or underinsured and those without vaccine coverage for people age 4 and over. The clinic is not… Continue Reading CSFD offers free flu shots

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Peak Vista announces residency program

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Rocky Vista University (RVU), in collaboration with the members of Community Health Partnership (CHP), announce the Peak Vista Family Medicine Residency Program, a three-year program accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. “There is a growing shortage of primary care physicians exacerbated by an increasing demand for primary care in… Continue Reading Peak Vista announces residency program

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Pam McManus often wakes up in the middle of the night, trying to figure out new ways to get more people seen at Peak Vista Community Health Centers. The safety-net clinic has a waiting list of about 6,000 people — and that’s after McManus has whittled away at the 8,000 she inherited 18 months ago… Continue Reading Facing record growth, Peak Vista still handles demand

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McManus named Peak Vista CEO

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Pamela McManus has been named president and CEO of Peak Vista Community Health Centers. McManus, who replaces long-time CEO B.J. Scott, currently serves as the safety net clinic’s senior vice president. “Pam’s passion for our mission, experience, and organizational familiarity were key factors in our decision-making. Her educational credentials, fiscal orientation, varied areas of expertise,… Continue Reading McManus named Peak Vista CEO

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers opened a senior care clinic this week at 722 S. Wasatch St. It’s the second senior health clinic operated by the group, which focuses on the underserved and uninsured population in the Pikes Peak region. Peak Vista also operates an Immediate Care center at 2502 East Pikes Peak Ave. The new… Continue Reading Peak Vista opens 2nd senior clinic

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Three clinics receive state grants

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Three El Paso County health care providers will receive a share of nearly $17 million from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to help serve people without insurance. Mission Medical Clinic, Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Set Family Medical Clinics will receive money from the Primary Care Fund, established from an increase… Continue Reading Three clinics receive state grants

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