Monthly Archives: February 2012

Jamie Heywood, Co-Founder of PatientsLikeMe

This week on Conversations on Health Care, Mark and Margaret speak with Jamie Heywood, Co-Founder of PatientsLikeMe, an online medical data-sharing portal for patients experiencing a variety of diseases. He is also founder of the ALS Therapy Development Institute, a … Continue reading

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Alone we are Rare, Together we are strong

Today is February 29, 2012. Other than the fact that we are in the midst of a leap year, celebrating this extra day in February, there is also something very important taking place today across the globe.  Today is the … Continue reading

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Congressman Joe Courtney Visits CHC in Enfield

Wednesday, Congressman Joe Courtney visited the Community Health Center in Enfield, CT for a frank discussion about health care, after participating in two forums about the successes and continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act at other venues in the … Continue reading

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Former Senator Tom Daschle, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with former Senate Majority Leader, Tom Daschle, now co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center. Senator Daschle discusses the Center’s recent report, “Transforming Healthcare: The Role of Health IT”. He outlines the … Continue reading

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Dr. John Moore, Director, MIT Media Lab Health and Wellness Innovation 2012

This week on Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. John  Moore,  innovator of health care technology at the MIT Media Lab.  Dr. Moore discusses his award-winning patient/care provider interface known as “CollaboRythm” as … Continue reading

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School Based Health Centers

As part of National SBHC Awareness Month, Nat Holmes has provided a brief history and background on CHC’s School Based Health Centers. Community Health Center’s first School Based Health Center, the Rita Hayes Wellness Center, was started in nearly two … Continue reading

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Vinnie’ Jump and Jive

Saturday, January 28th – Music and lights spill out onto the street, and the chalk sign invites everyone in. “Swing tonight!” it says. And so it begins. Vinnie’s Jump and Jive, a thriving hub for Connecticut swing, is back in … Continue reading

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New Horizon’s Domestic Violence Services Program Receives Grant from Middlesex County Community Foundation

Community Health Center, Inc.’s New Horizon’s Domestic Violence Services program has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Middlesex County Community Foundation Board of Directors. The grant is made possible by the generosity of the Ann T. D’Addario Family Foundation … Continue reading

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Jonathan Linkous, CEO, American Telemedicine Association

This week on Conversations on Health Care,  hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association.  They discuss the rapid growth of tech applications in health care and the “gold rush” of opportunities … Continue reading

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Don Case, 2012 Oral Health Champion

Last night, CHC Regional Site Director for Fairfield County, Adele Gordon, on behalf of the Stamford Oral Health Collaborative, presented Dr. Donald Case the 2012 Oral Health Champion Award.  Here are her comments as prepared for the recognition: Winston Churchill … Continue reading

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