Muslim Community and Health Center

Commitment to Community

aka MCHC   |   Milwaukee, WI   |  www.mchcwi.org

Mission

The Muslim Community and Health Center of Wisconsin mission is to strengthen the Milwaukee community and increase the well-being of its residents by providing free and charitable health care services, social services, counseling, emergency assistance, educational and job-training programs

Ruling year info

2012

Director of Operations

Arman Tahir

Main address

803 W. Layton Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53221 USA

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EIN

45-2385629

NTEE code info

Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C. (E99)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

MCHC wants to improve and overcome common barriers for community members in the Greater Milwaukee Area by serving communities that otherwise confront financial, geographic, language, cultural and other barriers. MCHC offer services that help their patients access care such as transportation, translation, case management, health education. MCHC provides quality care and is dedicated to care for each one of their patients and clients. MCHC offers a wide range of services. MCHC provides both primary and preventive care as well as dental, mental health, men’s health, women’s health, on-site lab, senior center, wellness education, community garden, insurance enrollment, legal advice and refugee resources. MCHC understands the local community and the culture. MCHC tailors our services to fit the special needs and priorities of the community, utilizing culturally competent care.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Sakina Center

At the Sakina Senior Center we provide seniors with multiple activities, exercise, educational programs and field trips that they will enjoy. We will also provide nutritious snacks that will be charged for a nominal fee.

Population(s) Served

Muslim Community & Health Center (MCHC) accepts all patients regardless of their insurance or financial status.

Population(s) Served

Counseling Services in the following areas:

Couple/Marriage Counseling
Family Counseling
Depression/Anxiety/Stress
ADHD
Anger
Communication problems with children
Low Self Esteem

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

MCHC wants to improve and overcome common barriers for community members in the Greater Milwaukee Area by serving communities that otherwise confront financial, geographic, language, cultural and other barriers. MCHC offer services that help their patients access care such as transportation, translation, case management, health education.

MCHC provides quality care and is dedicated to care for each one of their patients and clients.

MCHC offers a wide range of services. MCHC provides both primary and preventive care as well as dental, mental health, men’s health, women’s health, on-site lab, senior center, wellness education, community garden, insurance enrollment, legal advice and refugee resources.

MCHC understands the local community and the culture. MCHC tailors our services to fit the special needs and priorities of the community, utilizing culturally competent care.

MCHC designated four strategic goal areas:
Goal 1. Quality Patient-Centered Healthcare.
MCHC will constantly strive to improve patient health outcomes by providing safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient and equitable care employing the following strategies:
1) Changes in our community demographics, health literacy and the addition of cultural and linguistic barriers require MCHC to evaluate the programs and services provided
2) Expand MCHC medical services to meet the growing demand of mental and behavioral health and social support services
3) Increase patient health self-management

Goal 2: Bolster MCHC Model of Service
MCHC’s Model of Service is vital in every form of care provided and is integral to our mission. Our Model of Service not only entails clinical care but also has an essential role in Social Services and Community Education some of our most valuable initiatives. To sustain this asset, we must focus on:
1) Acquire and maintain educational resources and partnerships by evaluating internal and external community trends and adapt accordingly
2) Improve the clinic’s education and social services programming through expansion of the Board of Directors, MCHC clinic staff and volunteer role in recruiting programming partnerships
3) Maintain ongoing relationships with multiple refugee resettlement organizations to respond to the education needs or concerns of new immigrants.

Goal 3: Encourage Organizational Excellence
MCHC has worked diligently to respond effectively to all changes in the healthcare system for the past 15 years while providing culturally sensitive language specific evidence based care. We strive for organization excellence by using the most up to date best practices as follows:
1) Transition to an integrated Electronic Health Record System.

Goal 4: Cultivating and Maintaining Sufficient Resources
MCHC appreciates the value of cultivating new supporters and maintaining preexisting relationships to provide the quality of care MCHC strives for. To preserve and advance our resources we must respond in the following ways to our expanding needs:
1) Increase sponsorship and financial giving through improved donor outreach and communication
2) Improve the clinic’s financial resources through expansion of the Board of Directors role in recruiting partnerships and networking on behalf of MCHC
3) Enhance MCHC fundraising development efforts
4) Increase financial and in-kind support through current and new business partners
5) Research and apply for new or unique funding opportunities

1) Changes in our community demographics, health literacy and the addition of cultural and linguistic barriers require MCHC to evaluate the programs and services provided
a) Annual and quarterly program evaluation via patient/community preferences and satisfaction surveys.
b) MCHC will work towards increasing interpretation service partnerships to respond to increase in multiple language demands.
2) Expand MCHC medical services to meet the growing demand of mental and behavioral health and social support services
a) MCHC has expanded services to include Licensed Behavioral Health providers and will expand provider availability at key times in our clinic schedule in the next 12 months
b) MCHC provides insurance enrollment services with navigation to the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare.
3) Increase patient health self-management
a) MCHC will implement chronic disease prevention and management classes to include the Diabetes Prevention Program, Living Well with Chronic Conditions, and Hypertension Education for all patients and community members.

1) Transition to an integrated Electronic Health Record System.
a) MCHC went live on Instant Health Chart on March 15, 2018 to improve patient care, record keeping and data collection.
b) The new EMR will streamline communications between Wisconsin Immunization Records, multiple labs, multiple specialty and subspecialty providers, and the patient within the next 12 months.
c) Electronic Health Record implementation will allow for increased transparency for our Board of Directors and stakeholders within the next 12 months.
2) Cultivate collaboration and self-improvement through professional development.
a) Increase Continued Medical Education opportunities for providers and staff by 50% within the next 12 months, which includes online TRAIN course opportunities.
3) Enhance the board-staff partnership by clearly defining roles and requirements and providing communication platforms
a) New and pre-existing board members to undergo Board training
b) Communication channels will increase between staff and Board members through the creation of multiple committees

1) Increase sponsorships and financial giving through improved donor outreach and communication
2) Improve the clinic’s financial resources through expansion of the Board of Directors role in recruiting partnerships and networking on behalf of MCHC
3) Enhance MCHC fundraising development efforts
a) Focus on MCHC information Session and MCHC Annual Fundraiser as the primary annual fundraising events
4) Increase financial and in-kind support through current and new business partners
a) Increase financial contributions of current sponsors
b) Identify new financial contributors through increased outreach
5) Research and apply for new or unique funding opportunities
a) Create new partnerships with educational institutions and other healthcare networks to attract larger funding opportunities
b) Pursue grants with existing partnerships

1) Changes in our community demographics, health literacy and the addition of cultural and linguistic barriers require MCHC to evaluate the programs and services provided
a) Annual and quarterly program evaluation via patient/community preferences and satisfaction surveys.
b) MCHC will work towards increasing interpretation service partnerships to respond to increase in multiple language demands.
2) Expand MCHC medical services to meet the growing demand of mental and behavioral health and social support services
a) MCHC has expanded services to include Licensed Behavioral Health providers and will expand provider availability at key times in our clinic schedule in the next 12 months
b) MCHC provides insurance enrollment services with navigation to the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare.
3) Increase patient health self-management
a) MCHC will implement chronic disease prevention and management classes to include the Diabetes Prevention Program, Living Well with Chronic Conditions, and Hypertension Education for all patients and community members.

1) Transition to an integrated Electronic Health Record System.
a) MCHC went live on Instant Health Chart on March 15, 2018 to improve patient care, record keeping and data collection.
b) The new EMR will streamline communications between Wisconsin Immunization Records, multiple labs, multiple specialty and subspecialty providers, and the patient within the next 12 months.
c) Electronic Health Record implementation will allow for increased transparency for our Board of Directors and stakeholders within the next 12 months.
2) Cultivate collaboration and self-improvement through professional development.
a) Increase Continued Medical Education opportunities for providers and staff by 50% within the next 12 months, which includes online TRAIN course opportunities.
3) Enhance the board-staff partnership by clearly defining roles and requirements and providing communication platforms
a) New and pre-existing board members to undergo Board training
b) Communication channels will increase between staff and Board members through the creation of multiple committees

1) Increase sponsorships and financial giving through improved donor outreach and communication
2) Improve the clinic’s financial resources through expansion of the Board of Directors role in recruiting partnerships and networking on behalf of MCHC
3) Enhance MCHC fundraising development efforts
a) Focus on MCHC information Session and MCHC Annual Fundraiser as the primary annual fundraising events
4) Increase financial and in-kind support through current and new business partners
a) Increase financial contributions of current sponsors
b) Identify new financial contributors through increased outreach
5) Research and apply for new or unique funding opportunities
a) Create new partnerships with educational institutions and other healthcare networks to attract larger funding opportunities
b) Pursue grants with existing partnerships

Financials

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Operations

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Muslim Community and Health Center

Board of directors
as of 7/24/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Fozia Ahmed

Muslim Community and Health Center

Term: 2012 -


Board co-chair

Dr. Mohammad Fareed

Rehan Ashraf

Johnson Control

Lateef Khan

Kauser Razvi

Rehan Khan

Sohail Hameed

Abdul Hafeez

Iqbal Ashraf

Neelam Ayub

Farhat Ashai-Khan

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes