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JFK Medical Center’s Plainfield Health Connection Improves Health

For Steven Rhim, the problem was no medical coverage for 40 years. For Patricia Lee, the daily struggle was chronic bronchitis. Both adults made frequent panicked visits to the ER due to their unignorable and seemingly unfixable problems.

And they aren't alone. Many uninsured and underserved individuals live out a similar story when it comes to health care, focusing on short-term care for long-term problems.

Plainfield Health Connection is a program within the Edison-based JFK Medical Center that works to change that story, by bridging the gap between ER visits and aftercare.

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For Steven Rhim, the problem was no medical coverage for 40 years. For Patricia Lee, the daily struggle was chronic bronchitis. Both adults made frequent panicked visits to the ER due to their unignorable and seemingly unfixable problems.

And they aren't alone. Many uninsured and underserved individuals live out a similar story when it comes to health care, focusing on short-term care for long-term problems.

Plainfield Health Connection is a program within the Edison-based JFK Medical Center that works to change that story, by bridging the gap between ER visits and aftercare.

Read the Full Story