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A Legacy of Serving …

The Parker Family Health Center is a volunteer-based, free health care facility where Monmouth County residents without medical insurance or the ability to pay can be cared for with the same level of dignity and confidentiality afforded in the private sector. The focus is on primary health care, emphasizing disease prevention, health promotion and patient education in an easily accessible facility…read more

OceanFirst Foundation Awards PFHC $10,000

OceanFirst Foundation
Parker Family Health Center has been awarded $10,000 by OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The grant will provide continued support for Parker Family’s diabetes managed care program.

Noted Dr. James McGuinness, Parker Family Health Center’s recently appointed Medical Director, “The diabetic patients being treated at The Parker Family Health Center greatly benefit from our detailed focus on diabetic health care evaluation and treatment. This also includes patient education, health care promotion, and treatment of coexisting medical conditions.” This is the third time in four years that OceanFirst Foundation…..read more

Local Paper Features Dr. Jim McGuinness

McGuinnessThe Two River Times January 5 – 12, 2017 edition features the Parker Family Health Center (PFHC) and its new Medical Director, Dr. Jim McGuinness. A volunteer physician at Parker Family Health Center since 2009, Dr. McGuinness, took over as interim medical director in August 2016. Dr. McGuinness brings a diverse medical background to the Parker Family, having been Director of St. James Hospital Emergency and Outpatient Departments in Newark, NJ, and as a physician for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority in East Rutherford, NJ….read the full article

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