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Access Community Health Network
600 W. Fulton Suite 200
Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) offers outstanding primary and preventive care in 45 community health center locations throughout Chicago, suburban Cook and DuPage counties. Accredited by the Joint Commission, ACCESS health centers provide high-q...
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In "How the CEO of community clinics is expanding wellness beyond health care," Access CEO Donna Thompson explains how her nursing career prepared her to lead one of the nation's largest federally qualified health centers, which cares for more Medicaid ... Continue reading →
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Donna Thompson, CEO of ACCESS Community Health Network, and East Bank Club Golf Pro Billy Knilans were both featured on the 11 a.m. newscast of Chicago ABC affiliate WLS-TV Channel 7.
used the opportunity to talk about her
organization's Pin-A-Sister campaign, which promotes the importance of breast cancer screening.
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Donna Thompson, CEO, Access Community Health Network
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Donna Thompson was hired by the Access Community Health Network in 1995 to help turn the network around.
Donna Thompson, R.N.,M.S.
CEO â€" Access Community Health Network & Founder, Pin-A-Sisterâ„¢ program
Donna Thompson joined Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) in 1995 as the Chief Operating Officer and was named Chief Executive Officer in November 2004.
Prior to joining ACCESS, she spent 14 years as a staff nurse and manager as well as served as the Director of Pediatrics at Christ Hospital and Medical Center.
The overall health of women and children is a passion of Thompson's
In 2002, she
organized the Stand Against Cancer, bringing together a diverse group of more than 1,400 women to advocate for increased breast and cervical cancer funding.
As a result, Governor Blagojevich and the Illinois Department of Public Health
, Office of Women's Health, provided funding of $4 million in 2004 and have continued funding in subsequent years.
In recognition of her
leadership and contributions to community health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
as an Executive Nurse Fellow in 2003.
Thompson is also co-chair of the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force and is considered one of "the three most powerful women in health care in Chicago" according to Steve Whitman, director of the Sinai Urban Health Institute.