Monthly Archives: January 2012

Recess Rocks launches SteveSongs video!

Though obesity is a preventable disease, it’s shocking how many children in this country are far from fit and healthy. Now the most prevalent chronic disease of childhood, obesity’s problems are exacerbated by increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, … Continue reading

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“More than Just a Day”

As we sat down to write this blog about dental care and Give Kids a Smile Day, we reminisced about our dreaded childhood trips to the dentist. The bright lights, the sharp tools, and the flavored fluoride that never seemed … Continue reading

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Dr. Bill Crounse, Sr. Director of Worldwide Health for Microsoft

On this week’s Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Bill Crounse, Sr. Director of Worldwide Health for Microsoft. Dr. Crounse is an expert on the intersection of health and information technology. He discusses … Continue reading

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CHC Project ECHO Kickoff

Amidst all the fanfare about CHC kicking off Project ECHO® in Connecticut and the discussions about innovative use of telemedicine to improve health outcomes, it could be easy to lose focus on what truly matters, the patient. Yet CHC is … Continue reading

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Innovation and Training the Next Generation

One thing that attracted me to CHC was its commitment to innovation and training the next generation of health care providers.  They go hand in hand.  As new innovations are discovered staff needs to learn about them and you wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Project ECHO at CHC

The following is a guest post from Dr. Marwan Haddad MD, MPH, Medical Director of HIV, HCV, and Buprenorphine Services at Community Health Center, Inc. This Friday January 20th is the launch of the very cutting edge, state of the … Continue reading

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