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Month: January 2015

Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute

Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with cardiologist, genomics and telemedicine expert Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute. They discuss his latest book, The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine Is In Your Hands, in which he predicts the “medicalization of the smart phone” is poised to truly democratize medicine by putting the power of diagnostics and monitoring in the patient’s own hands.

The CHC HealthCorps MLK Day of Service Recap

The CHC HealthCorps MLK Day of Service Recap

On Monday, January 19th, the Americorps team of CHC, Inc. observed MLK day by participating in a day of service at the University of Bridgeport. They joined a group of UB students and community volunteers to create over 30,000 3-serving bags of lentil casserole. The bags were created for a social charity called “Feeding Children Everywhere.” FCE’s mission is to provide the healthiest meal possible to children and families across the world. It has sent 20 million meals around the…

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Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day!

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day!

Today, CHC President and CEO Mark Masselli sent the following message to CHC staff. As we honor The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year and are surrounded by reminders of how far away Dr. King’s dream remains, his words can give us hope. ” The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice”. It is a long arc, but President Obama put it into context, ” It bends towards justice, but here is the…

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Steven Brill, Author of “America’s Bitter Pill”

Steven Brill, Author of “America’s Bitter Pill”

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with attorney and author Steven Brill, whose latest book examines the creation of the Affordable Care Act. America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Health Care System examines the influence of the powerful health care lobby in blocking meaningful cost containment measures in the health care law.

Weitzman Weekly

Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: Journal Club Every first Wednesday of the month, staff members at the Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) are encouraged to meet and discuss a research article. Participants can join in-person or via Zoom Videoconference call. This month, Kerry Bamrick led Journal Club in a discussion regarding the usefulness and need for nurse practitioner (NP) programs. The group discussed the key points in the article and ended the conversation with ideas on research projects that can stem out of the…

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