HispanicBusiness.com lauds top social enterprises such as SYHC as
“Beacons in Tough Times”
May 29, 2014, SAN DIEGO, CA—San Ysidro Health Center is pleased to announce its recent recognition by HispanicBusiness.com as among the top 25 Hispanic nonprofits in the nation in 2014. This special recognition ranks San Ysidro Health Center as No. 7 overall—a social enterprise that has responded to the challenge of tough economic times with creativity, innovation and perseverance.
The second-largest Federally Qualified Health Center in the region, the mission of San Ysidro Health Center is “to “improve the health and well-being of our community’s traditionally underserved and culturally diverse people.” With a growing network of 27 health centers and programs in Southern, Southeastern, and Central San Diego, San Ysidro Health Center brings essential medical, dental, and counseling services to over 86,000 registered patients, representing 380,000+ patient visits, the majority of whom are women, children and seniors.
“We have doubled our capacity in preparation for the influx of new patients under the Affordable Care Act and are able to provide high quality, culturally proficient, patient-centered care to more members of our community,” said SYHC President and CEO Kevin Mattson.
HispanicBusiness.com identified nonprofit organizations from Internet database lists of tax-exempt organizations in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. A list of these organizations was sorted by financial criteria and screened for descriptions related to Hispanic issues. Qualified organizations were sent a survey asking for information. Organizations were ranked on the basis of annual expenditures.
The complete list of HispanicBusiness.com 2014 Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits is available at http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/branded/2014/nonprofits/2014_top_25_nonprofit_list.asp