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Designed for Musicians, Health Clinic Saves Lives

By Bethany Bultman, co-founding director and chair of the New Orleans Musician Assistance Foundation, August 28, 2015
August 26, 2005 was a typical lazy end of summer Friday afternoon at the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic (NOMC). At 4 pm our office administrator locked the file cabinets containing the health records of our 837 active patients, turned out the lights, and rode the elevator down seven flights to street level. It would be the last time any of our staff would …

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AATA Ambassador – Amy Yakima

Biography
Amy Yakima is one of the most popular and accomplished dancers in the United States. She started her training at age 3 at Noretta Dunworth School of Dance in Dearborn, MI. At age 11, she scored the coveted role of “Clara” in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettesin Detroit, Michigan and New York City. After graduating high school in Northville, Michigan, Amy attended Marymount Manhattan College on scholarship for 1 year in New York City, then toured …

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Smoking ban takes effect in New Orleans bars

By Campbell Robertson New York Times  April 23, 2015

NEW ORLEANS — No one goes to a bar here, particularly one that advertises its hours as “2 p.m. till,” and expects precision about the time of day. But it was right on the stroke of midnight that Frankie Mazzanti, 56, one of the owners of the low-ceilinged neighborhood joint called 45 Tchoup, went along the bar picking up ashtrays and tossing them in a plastic bag.
“All right guys, …

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Office Depot Small Business Ad Spotlights NOMC&AF

New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic Keeps the Music Alive
The crash of the cymbals. The blare of the trumpet. The beat of the drum. Music in New Orleans has elevated the culture into a signature style deeply rooted in history. But performing live can take its toll, and caring for the musicians has become a mission for the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic (NOMC). Since 1998, the NOMC has provided high-quality healthcare and wellness for over 2,500 players regardless of ability to pay. …

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Extending the Reach of Healthcare Programs by Overcoming Obstacles to Use in New Orleans

The City of New Orleans | March 18, 2015

What is New Orleans proposing?
The city of New Orleans is focused on increasing use of healthcare services by overcoming points of resistance through more effective public engagement.
New Orleans seeks to increase the number of people using healthcare services under a Medicaid waiver program. Engaging residents would help New Orleans better understand why people don’t use the program today and how the city could address those issues. …

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