Guadalupe Clinic, Wichita, KS

Guadalupe Clinic
940 SOUTH SAINT FRANCIS STREET
67211 Wichita
Kansas
updated more than 6 months ago

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Guadalupe Clinic, provides healthcare for the working poor in at 940 S. St. Francis and 1406 N. Erie, Wichita, Kansas. Sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, Kansas.
The Guadalupe Clinic provides primary medical care to those without medical insurance and ineligible for medical cards or Medicare. Three-fifths of the clinics’ clients are “working poor” holding one or more jobs. The primary clinic at 940 S. St. Francis, Wichita, KS, was opened in 1985 in a former school. A satellite clinic operates at 1406 N. Erie.


Company description
The Guadalupe Clinic is sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita to serve people without regard to race, religion or creed. They provide health services for the uninsured, working poor, and those who are ineligible for medical cards or Medicare.

Most services are provided by volunteer physicians. Guadalupe Clinic works closely with the Wichita health care system to assure services are available and affordable to the patients they serve. The clinic is able to offer its patients diagnositc testing, x-rays, mammograms, as well as specialized medical care at no cost through a newwork of facilities.
Guadalupe Clinics serves without regard to race, religion or creed. Of the past year’s patients, 59 percent were Caucasian; 27 percent, Hispanic; 9.2 percent, African-American; 2 percent, Native American; 1.6 percent, Asian American; and 1.2 percent undetermined. In that same period, 53, 600 medical services were provided to clients in 16, 140 visits. The need – and demand – for services continues to grow.


Services offered to all patients include physician visits, health screening/ education, pregnancy tests, nutrition counseling, assistance with prescription medications and medical equipment, physical therapy, emergency food/clothing and infant formula and diapers.
A volunteer corps of 250-plus medical personnel and others join in providing these services. In addition, the clinic has a network of others who provide specialty care, such as orthopedics, oncology, general surgery, prenatal care and delivery. Area hospitals and laboratories provide diagnostic and laboratory tests at no cost to our patients. Working directly with drug manufacturers, the clinic helped patients receive more than $613, 000 in free medications last year alone.

Guadalupe clinic receives no federal funding or insurance re-imbursement. Clients who can are asked to donate $5, but such monies represent only 2 percent of income.
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GUADALUPE CLINIC SERVICES • Physician visits • Health screening/education • Free pregnancy tests • Assistance with prescription medications • Nutrition counseling • Emergency food/clothing • Assistance with medical equipment • Formula/diapers • Physical therapy
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