Monthly Archives: September 2011

Project Echo, Google+, Patient Education, and a Patient Centered Medical Home.

What happens when you ask a social media manager for a Patient Centered Medical Home to write about Project Echo®?  You just might get a strange collection of thoughts drawn into a single blog post.  Ready? Last month, I sat … Continue reading

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Dr. William Hsiao, the K.T. Li Professor of Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Conversations on Health Care focuses this week on health system design both here and abroad. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. William Hsiao, internationally recognized for his work on designing national health systems and effective ways to organize … Continue reading

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An early start to a long life

September has been a busy month for the Early Detection Program here at CHC! We have been keeping active participating in a variety of outreach events and are excited to have such a large number of people continuing to enroll in … Continue reading

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Dr. Olayiwola Attends CMS New England Roundtable with CMS Administrator Dr. Donald Berwick

On Friday, CHC Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Nwando Olayiwola attended a small gathering of thought leaders in the New England region to discuss innovations in health care delivery with Dr. Donald Berwick, Administrator for the Centers for Medicaid & Medicaid … Continue reading

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National Childhood Obesity Month

National Childhood Obesity Month: Something that needs to be addressed during EVERY month of the year! Living life in the eyes of a child does not include daily calorie counting, cardio exercise, and always eating your vegetables.  Things like this … Continue reading

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State-Wide Primary Care Access Authority

On Wednesday, CHC Sr. Vice President and Clinical Director Margaret Flinter and CHC Chief Quality Officer Daren Anderson attended the final meeting of the State-Wide Primary Care Access Authority (watch the CT-N Video).  Here are Margaret’s reflections on the final meeting. … Continue reading

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Dr. Nwando Olayiwola Recognized as One of 100 Buckeyes You Should Know

We regularly try to recognize some of the outstanding employees at the Community Health Center for the contributions they have made in helping build healthier communities.  Sometimes, they get recognized elsewhere as well, and today, we want to point out … Continue reading

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“Dancing in Pink”

This weekend the Kate Theatre in Old Saybrook hosted a reflective concert on breast cancer called, “Dancing in Pink.” Lacey Byrne from Salix Productions put on the event. Lacey herself was one of the dancers in this beautiful performance. You … Continue reading

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Dr. Linda McCauley, dean of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University

Conversations on Health Care focuses this week on green initiatives in health care. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Linda McCauley, a renowned environmental health researcher and national leader on greener health care practices, about the impact of … Continue reading

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Clothes Drive in Danbury

The following is a message from Amy Taylor about the Clothes Drive at the Danbury site on Monday and Tuesday of this week. We were set and ready to go by 8:30 and had people waiting (they had heard about … Continue reading

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