At Chase Brexton, we are passionate about people and passionate about addressing their health care needs. Chase Brexton provides a different health care experience. Here are a few ways how: Founded in the gay community in 1978, Chase Brexton participates in Baltimore City?s annual Gay Pride Parade and Festival every year. Everyone is welcome ? we love diversity and strive to empower everyone. Patients should be a part of their care - we believe in educating and empowering our patients to participate in and understand their treatment and care. Questions, please! ? you can ask questions and we will be happy to answer them! Feedback is requested ? we read it, listen to it, respond to it, act on it. For concerns or comments, please contact our Quality Improvement Manager at ext. 1352. We are accredited by The Joint Commission . We are a Federally Qualified Health Center . We provide collaborative care. Our providers, nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, therapists, psychiatrists, dentists, and case managers work together to address all your health care needs. Patients play a direct role in the organization ? 51% of our Board of Directors is patients; we also have a Patient Advisory Council. Since 2003, we have been using Electronic Health Records ? this means your health information is well-documented, secure, and portable ? minimizing miscommunications between health providers. We provide culturally-relevant health care ? we take the time to understand you?your daily life, your beliefs, and your needs in order to best treat you.
The mission of Chase Brexton Health Care is to provide compassionate, quality health care that honors diversity, inspires wellness, and improves our communities. l Chase Brexton?s history is both unique and interesting to trace. Created for our 20th anniversary, prominent Baltimore artist, Tom Miller, created the work ?Hope Lives Here? to capture the compassion, story, and vision of Chase Brexton. With every step, we have fought to remain true to our founding ? providing a safe, supportive, inclusive environment for people from all walks of life to receive quality health care. 1978: Founded as a volunteer-run, gay health clinic. 1980s: HIV/AIDS hit the community. 1989: Became incorporated. 1991: Awarded a Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) grant, allow us to add Mental Health and Case Management. 1995: Added Primary Care to all, expanding beyond HIV care. Opened an in-house, discount pharmacy. 1999: Became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Opened an office in Pikesville. 2001: Chase Brexton earned accreditation by The Joint Commission. 2002: Opened a dental office and expanded our substance abuse and mental health services. 2004: Voted ?Best Health Care Provider? by Baltimore?s City Paper. 2006: Opened office in Columbia. Moved Pikesville office to Randallstown. 2006: Voted ?Best Health Care Provider? by Baltimore?s City Paper. 2007: Opened a center in Easton, Talbot County. 2010: Partnered with AIRS and Moveable Feast to create Maryland?s first Living Red Ribbon to raise awareness about HIV in Baltimore. Voted ?Best Health Care Provider? by Baltimore?s City Paper readers. 2011: Purchased the Monumental Life Building in Mt. Vernon.