Congressman Bob Gibbs Applauds $109,358 Appalachian Regional Commission Grant for the Woodland Centers

April 20, 2011
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement in support of the Woodland Centers, Inc. for receiving a $109,358 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission. The Woodland Centers operates a mental health and substance abuse clinic in Jackson County. Currently, the clinic uses paper charts and files for patient medical records.

“The Woodland Centers provides an invaluable service to Jackson County and deserves this grant to upgrade their record keeping for patients,” said Congressman Gibbs. “This grant will fund a full system upgrade, including an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system in addition to providing enhancements for scheduling, financial reporting, billing and other operational functions.  This grant ensures better protection for their patients and the viability of the clinic in the future and I applaud the ARC for supporting the Woodland Center.”

The Woodland Centers will provide an additional $46,887, bringing the total project funding to $156,225.