Monthly Archives: November 2014

Weitzman Weekly

Weitzman Weekly Spotlight: Rewards to Quit (R2Q) w/ Carlee Clarino Despite the grave health risks that come with smoking cigarettes, some smokers cannot seem to quit. In an attempt to help people quit, staff members in the various Community Health … Continue reading

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Dr. Benjamin Sommers, Harvard School of Public Health

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Benjamin Sommers, Professor of Health Policy and Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Sommers is an expert on the impact of universal health coverage and Medicaid … Continue reading

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Introducing a Third Nurse Practitioner Resident!

This week we are pleased to introduce a third Nurse Practitioner participating in our residency program, Ashley Fine. She has extensive experience in the health care setting both in the United States and abroad and is currently working with patients … Continue reading

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

As many of you know November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and the number of people effected by this disease is ever increasing in the United States and around the world. This month is intended to shed light on the daily … Continue reading

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Dr. Peter Basch, Medical Director of Ambulatory EHR and Health IT Policy, MedStar Health

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Peter Basch, Medical Director of EHR and Health IT Policy at MedStar Heath and Visiting Scholar at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution. They … Continue reading

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Introducing a Sixth AmeriCorps member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Eliza Hompe, a Community Health Corps Member serving with Access to Care in the Fairfield county sites. She has started her year of service off working on some great projects, with many more … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: TEACH-BMT This week, we look at how frontline staff members at Community Health Center, Inc (CHC) and the Weitzman Institute have worked together to propagate change and improvement in the CHC clinics. In February 2013, Community Health Center, Inc. … Continue reading

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Dr. Marci Neilsen, CEO of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Marci Neilsen, Chief Exectutive Officer of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative, a consortium of over a thousand stakeholders across the health care industry dedicated to promoting the comprehensive … Continue reading

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The Fifth AmeriCorps Member Introduction!

Today we are continuing with our series of introductions with another AmeriCorps member. Elena is spending her year here working with School Based Health Centers on a variety of educational and outreach activities. Learn more about her here: My name … Continue reading

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Thank You Medical Service Professionals! It is National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week

In 1992, President George Bush signed Congressional House Joint Resolution #399 proclaiming the first week in November as National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week. Making this week, November 2 – 8 2014, National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week! Medical staff professionals … Continue reading

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