Monthly Archives: October 2012

Dr. Molly Coye, Chief Innovation Officer, UCLA Health System

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Molly Coye, Chief Innovation Officer of the UCLA Health System. Dr. Coye discusses broad reaching transformations underway at UCLA Health that are utilizing innovative technology and team-based medicine to yield better health … Continue reading

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New Nurse Practitioner in Residency Profile – Elizabeth Wytychak

Meet Elizabeth Wytychak, a new Nurse Practitioner in Residency at CHC!   –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I went to undergrad at Occidental College in Los Angeles, where I majored in Cognitive Science.  I … Continue reading

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Health Justice Town Hall – Response from a HealthCorps Navigator

When I first heard of the event titled “Health Justice Town Hall Meeting”, I felt it would be right up my alley. As a HealthCorps Navigator that has recently applied to law school, I figured there would be few better … Continue reading

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October is National Hygienist Month

The following is a message that Margaret Drozdowski Maule, DMD, MBA, our Chief Dental Officer sent to our dental staff today: October is a wonderful month; the fall foliage looks spectacular, kids dress up for Halloween, and we all eat too … Continue reading

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Health Justice Town Hall – Some Remarks From Dr. Manohar

This past Tuesday, CHC took part in the Health Justice Town Hall, which brought people involved in health care across the state of Connecticut together to discuss current disparities and how to improve our state system moving forwards. We live-streamed the Town … Continue reading

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Robert E. Mechanic, Senior Fellow at Heller School, Brandeis University

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Robert E. Mechanic, Senior Fellow at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Mr. Mechanic is the lead author on a report in this month’s Health Affairs that offers … Continue reading

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3 Simple Ways to Promote Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic violence should not happen to anybody but it does – and when it does, people need to know that there is help. Maybe you know someone who has lived with abuse, maybe it happened just once; maybe you work … Continue reading

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Health Justice Town Hall Meeting 2012

Community Health Center is proud to join with the African American Health Council of Southeastern Connecticut, the Commission on African American Affairs, the Commission on Asian American Affairs, the Commission on Health Equity, Connecticut Association of Directors of Health, the Connecticut … Continue reading

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New HealthCorps Navigator Profile – Ruthie Tallents

Meet Ruthie Tallents, a new HealthCorps Navigator serving at the Family Wellness Center in New Britain! Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? –          I spend my undergrad at the University at Buffalo and got a BS in Pharmacology … Continue reading

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QI Microsystems Symposium – Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Below is a piece written by Jackie Wang, a HealthCorps Navigator at the Community Health Center, Inc. serving in Quality Improvement. She recently took part in a symposium put on by CHC’s QI department which featured representatives from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals of the UK. When … Continue reading

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