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St. Joseph Hospital has been awarded a $710,252 grant from UnitedHealthcare (NYSE: UNH) to help implement St. Joseph Hospital's electronic health record (EHR) system that will connect 27 community clinics throughout Orange County to improve care delivery to local patients.

Assemblyman Don Wagner (left) presents a certificate of appreciation to Brian Jeffrey, west region president of network management at UnitedHealthcare, at a grant announcement Friday, Aug. 9, at La Amistad de Jose Health Center in Orange. UnitedHealthcare presented a $710,252 grant check to St. Joseph Hospital that will help implement an electronic health records system that will connect 27 community clinics throughout Orange County to improve care deliver to local patients (Photo: Pedja Radenkovic).

The grant is part of $5.2 million UnitedHealthcare is awarding to nine health care organizations to support nonprofit clinics and hospitals that improve health care services for underserved communities statewide.

The UnitedHealthcare funding will help St. Joseph Hospital expand its “AXEIUM Practice Management System” to enhance care coordination and referrals throughout a local network of 27 community clinics in Orange County.

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