Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pretty in Pink!

I must say that I am thrilled by the number of local businesses that have joined forces to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer education and research in the month of October. Last week the Middletown Fire Department was dressed in … Continue reading

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A new experience for EDP…

The following is a guest post by Marie Yardis, program manager for CHC’s Early Detection Program On Monday September 26th, I received an email invitation from the Hartford Public Library to attend a Naturalization Ceremony September 27th, where thirty individuals representing 19 countries … Continue reading

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Lee Aase, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media.

Conversations on Health Care focuses this week on the revolution in how patients and providers are harnessing the power of social media to improve communication and health care. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Lee Aase, director of the … Continue reading

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Better Health Outcomes Through Telemedicine

One of the challenges of being a health care blogger is taking the language of grant proposals and peer reviewed journal articles and translating it into something that the average person can understand.  A recent meeting I attended illustrates this … Continue reading

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A perfect day, A perfect walk

This past weekend CHC staff and members from the 2011 AmeriCorps group, came together to participate in the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Walk event.  A group of CHC staff woke up bright and early to participate in the walk. They cheered each … Continue reading

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Linda Aiken, the Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor in Nursing, professor of sociology, and director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

This week, Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with one of the country’s most influential nurse leaders. Dr. Linda Aiken is known for her ground breaking research linking nurse-to-patient ratios with patient outcomes. Dr. Aiken discusses the Institute of Medicine’s … Continue reading

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After The Storm

Hurricane Irene has come and gone, and now different organizations are looking at what can be done better when a disaster hits.  The State Team Organized for the Review of Management of Irene (S.T.O.R.M. Irene) has held its first meeting.  … Continue reading

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