Dec 01, 2021
Andrea M. Skolkin
Chief Executive Officer OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc.

As the Chief Executive Officer of OneWorld Community Health Centers, Ms. Skolkin is known as a visionary and change maker.  Since 2004 Ms. Skolkin and the OneWorld team has experienced unprecedented growth to address the health care needs of Omaha’s most vulnerable by expanding access to quality care, increasing the number of patients, visits and types of services offered at the health center. OneWorld, in partnership with the community, provides culturally respectful quality health care with special attention to the underserved; with the vision of empowering individuals in healthier communities.

 

Ms. Skolkin led the health center to establish a three building campus at its South Omaha location including affordable housing, four school based health centers in schools in South Omaha (Liberty, Indian Hill, Spring Lake, Bryan High), six satellite clinics in Plattsmouth, West Omaha, Northwest Omaha, Bellevue, two first of their kind Teen and Young Adult Health Centers, two mobile dental clinics, integration of primary and behavioral  care, a family literacy center, a pharmacy offering affordable medications, WIC locations, a “Ventanilla de Salud” at the Mexican Consulate, an urgent care center, radiology, vision services, a volunteer specialty referral network, outreach and enrollment in Medicaid and the insurance market place,  a medical legal partnership, a network of volunteer specialists to care for low-income uninsured patients, transportation and community health lay worker program programs.  During her tenure the health center received national Patient Centered Medical Home and the Campaign for Human Rights recognition; continued Joint Commission accreditation as well as creation of two supporting organizations and leadership academies.  The number of staff at OneWorld has grown from 60 to 520, and the budget increased from $4 million to $50 million.

 

Ms. Skolkin has served as member of several Boards for organizations that focus on improving the lives of all Omahans. Current membership includes Immanuel Communities, Hope Medical Outreach Coalition, Heartland Community Health Network and the Health Center Association of Nebraska both of which she founded.  She also serves as a role model, mentor, and champion of professional growth and skilled in partnership and fund development.

 

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