Monthly Archives: November 2013

ObamaCare Outreach – Wesleyan Edition

This past weekend, we here at the Community Health Center formally increased our outreach in regards to the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare. With the Obama administration hitting an all time low in their most recent satisfaction polls, … Continue reading

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H. Stephen Lieber, President and CEO of HIMSS Worldwide

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with H. Stephen Lieber, President and CEO of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, also known as HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit healthcare association focused on achieving better health with information … Continue reading

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Community Health Center, Inc.’s Chief Quality Officer Receives Primary Care Leadership Award

Middletown, CT (November 22, 2013) – At the 6th Annual Primary Care Summit, hosted by the Connecticut Center for Primary Care on November 21, 2013, Community Health Center, Inc.’s (CHC) Chief Quality Officer, Dr. Daren Anderson, was presented with the … Continue reading

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An Insight to the Rewards to Quit Research Study

This blog post was written by Bridget Teevan, the HealthCorps member who is working directly with the Rewards to Quit research study. I first learned about the Rewards to Quit program when I was interviewing to join AmeriCorps here at CHC.  … Continue reading

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11 Tips to Help SOMEONE Quit Smoking!

In honor of the Great American Smokeout, a national day of smoking cessation awareness, I wanted to compile a list of tips for our staff to have access to. Whether or not you are considered a smoker, I believe that passing on this … Continue reading

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A NEW SPIN ON SMOKING CESSATION FOR PATIENTS

Tomorrow marks the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, a national day of smoking cessation awareness. Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year, and current trends show that tobacco use will cause more than 8 million … Continue reading

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Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear, the only Southern Governor choosing to both expand Medicaid in his state as well as create an online insurance exchange. He talks about why the exchange, … Continue reading

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Dr. Farzad Mostashari, Brookings Institution

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, Visiting Fellow at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution and former National Coordinator for Health IT at the US Department of Health … Continue reading

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Break the Silence, Stop the Violence

“How could anyone ever tell you, YOU were anything less than beautiful? How could anyone ever tell you, YOU were less than whole? How could anyone fail to notice that your loving is a miracle? How deeply you’re connected to … Continue reading

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New Horizon’s Clothesline Project Presentation is Tomorrow!

WHAT: Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) and their Domestic Violence service, New Horizons, are hosting an event to raise awareness about Domestic violence, specifically in the Middletown area.  The event will consist of a few women speaking about their own … Continue reading

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