Welcome Dr. Strickland!

We are thrilled that Dr. Strickland has joined our team of providers! Heartland is growing and is now accepting new patients.

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Heartland Has Moved

All of our services are now located in the Medical Arts Building at 346 Maine St.

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OUR MISSION

To transform the health and lives of those in need through the love of Jesus Christ.

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About Heartland

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Heartland Community Health Center is a primary care provider that serves Lawrence, KS and surrounding areas. Heartland offers quality, affordable primary care to all community members, regardless of income or insurance status. The medical clinic is similar to a family practice doctor’s office with the addition of acknowledging that we are more than just physical bodies.

Heartland has dedicated itself to practicing holistic, integrated health care–a health model that focuses on physical health as well as emotional, social, and spiritual health. Heartland is a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) that offers its patients accessible, coordinated and compassionate care to ensure that all needs are met.

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People treated in the clinic

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Heartland Patient Stories

Latest News

Heartland to receive Quality Improvement Grant Funding from HRSA

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced on Tuesday, August 25 that Heartland Community Health Center will be awarded $133,036 in Affordable Care Act funding. The funds, totaling $63.3 million, were awarded by HRSA to 1,153 health centers across the country for achievements in providing high quality, comprehensive care. Heartland, one of fourteen health centers in Kansas to be awarded funds, will receive the largest amount in the state. “Today’s funding rewards those health centers that are achieving the highest levels of clinical quality performance and improvement,” said HRSA Acting Administrator, Jim Macrae. “The awards will help health centers continue to provide comprehensive primary care to the nation’s most vulnerable communities.” Health centers receiving these funds are being recognized for high levels of performance in various categories. Heartland will receive: $15,000 for reporting clinical measures on the full universe of patients using electronic health records $13,036 for demonstrating improvements in one or more clinical measures $30,000 for increasing the total number of patients it served and the number of patients receiving comprehensive services between 2013 and 2014 $75,000 for improving cost efficient care delivery compared to the national average while also increasing quality of care and improving access to comprehensive services between 2013 and 2014 “We are thrilled to be acknowledged for the hard work of our dedicated team, but even more so for the high quality care we provide,” said Heartland CEO, Jon Stewart. “Many of our patients have complicated health conditions so the fact that our staff offers the highest quality care is a real testament to their clinical skills and superb level of patient engagement.” Health... read more

Heartland APRN travels to Tanzania to prep for food aid field trial

Nicole Delimont, one of Heartland’s APRNs, travelled to the Bunda region of Tanzania from May 29-June 8. As part of her doctoral program, Delimont and a group of her peers spent ten days in the area making preparations for a field trial of a new food aid designed for children between 6 months and 4 years old. The food aid  is intended to increase their intake of essential vitamins and nutrients like vitamin A and iron. Nicole and the team she was with travelled to local health clinics in the region and talked with mothers about food, nutrition, and the project they were working on. They also coordinated with local health authorities and made arrangements for the field trial that will be taking place over the next year. “It was amazing to meet such incredible people. Many of them live in very difficult conditions, but they are still so resilient and hopeful,” said Delimont. One of Nicole’s favorite things she saw on the trip was a current initiative in Tanzania focused on expanding the use of secondary schools and colleges, especially for women. “It’s awesome to see such a great directive from such an impoverished region. Commodities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are being used there for programs to encourage girls to go to school. It was awesome to see tax dollars going toward such great work,” said Delimont. Below are a few pictures from the... read more

Walk with a Doc Saturday, August 15

Join Heartland and Walk with a Doc on Saturday, August 15 at 9am. We will meet on the west side of the Medical Arts Building (346 Maine St.) to start the walk. There will be two routes: one that is half a mile and one that is a mile and a quarter. This free event is open to the public and gives participants the opportunity to meet Heartland’s providers outside of the clinical setting. Heartland will provide light snacks and refreshments. Walk With a Doc is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and to reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country. “This program has had tremendous participation and success in many other cities around the country,” said Heartland CEO, Jon Stewart. “I’m very pleased for Heartland to be part of this exciting and simple program that can help make a difference in people’s health.” Walk with a Doc was created by Dr. David Sabgir, a cardiologist who practices at Mount Carmel Health Systems in Columbus, OH and he has been walking every weekend since 2005. The expansion and support of the program is thanks to Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Contact Heartland if you have questions or would like more... read more

Heartland’s 4th annual Block Party

Thanks to everyone who came out and partied with us in South Park on Saturday, August 8. We hope you all had as much fun as we did! An extra special thanks to Hembree, all the volunteers, and the organizations that made the event possible. CHECK OUT MORE PICTURES FROM THE... read more

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Heartland Community Health Center
346 Maine St., Suite 150
Lawrence, KS 66044

Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm
Phone: 785-841-7297
Fax: 785-856-0375
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