Monthly Archives: October 2013

Don’t Let the Affordable Care Act Scare You This Halloween!

Every Fall, the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce (founded in 1895!!) organizes a Business Expo that takes place at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell. The Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) is a member of the chamber and has participated in the … Continue reading

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Dr. Dennis Charney, Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Dennis Charney, Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York. Dr. Charney speaks about the major redesign underway to transform their … Continue reading

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The Middlesex County NAACP Honors Dr. Lecce with its Community Service Award

A message from Mark Masselli concerning the recognition of Dr. Lecce’s work by the Middlesex County NAACP Last  night,  the Middlesex County NAACP honored Dr. Lecce with its Community Service award. This comes from a group that has for over … Continue reading

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Celebrating Medical Assistant Appreciation Week 2013

Yesterday,  CHC’s Chief Nursing Officer, Bernadette Thomas, shared the following message with CHC staff: Good afternoon! As CHC has evolved our services model, we have challenged our Medical Assistants to perform at the top of their professional certifications to become an … Continue reading

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Honoring Middletown Garden Club Members

On Thursday, October 17TH, MARC: Community Resources, held their 58th annual meeting at the Middletown Elks Club where members from the Middletown Garden Club were recognized with the “Volunteer of the Year” award. MARC: Community Resources, is a multi-faceted organization that … Continue reading

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Fall Food Fest for Diabetes

On October 10, the Community Health Center participated in Diabetes Awareness Day. The first ever Fall Food Fest for Diabetes took place in Waterbury and showcased some great food that was not only tasty but healthy!! (You can check out … Continue reading

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Dr. Ruben Amarasingham, Founder and CEO of PCCI

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Ruben Amarasingham, Founder and CEO of PCCI, a non-profit research and development corporation in Dallas, Texas that specializes in real-time predictive and surveillance analytics for health care. Dr. Amarasingham … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Mammogram!

October, which is also National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is the perfect time for women to take charge of their breast health. In fact, the third Friday of October marks National Mammography Day.  Did you know that breast cancer is … Continue reading

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Healthy Chat at CHC Middletown

The following is a message our President and CEO, Mark Masselli shared last night on Facebook about the Healthy Chat we hosted at our Middletown site: Tonight, the first day after the end of the government shutdown – we held … Continue reading

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Jennifer Tolbert, Director of State Health Reform, Kaiser Family Foundation

This week on Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Jennifer Tolbert, Director of State Health Reform at the Kaiser Family Foundation. She breaks down the roll out of the Affordable Care Act and its … Continue reading

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