Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dr Anna Lembke, Author of “Drug Dealer MD, How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard To Stop”

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Anna Lembke, Chief of Addiction Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, and author of Drug Dealer MD, How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So … Continue reading

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Dr. Keith Yamamoto, Vice Chancelor for Science Policy and Strategy at UC San Francisco

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Keith Yamamoto, Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy and Executive Vice Dean for Research at the School of Medicine at UC San Francisco. He discusses strategies for informing … Continue reading

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Why am I Still Here after 10 years?

Many years ago I joined forces with Dr. Iden, who had been practicing in the small town (pop. 3000) of Berryville, Virginia. He had been practicing over 40 yeas at the age of 70.  The office was a wonderful relic … Continue reading

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Giving Back to the Community that Opened its Arms to My Family

Paulina Miklosz, nurse practitioner at CHC of New Britain, remembers the first time she came to the clinic in 1997.  “I was eight years old,” said Miklosz, whose family had just emigrated from Poland. She remembers the receptionist who spoke … Continue reading

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Committed to Healthcare for Young People

Leah Lucarelli found her career in fifth grade, while helping her pediatrician aunt in the office during school vacations.  “She let me take height and weight measurements, and I fell in love with primary care for kids.” As nurse practitioner … Continue reading

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Health Policy Challenges President-Elect Trump Must Face

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Robert Blendon, Director of the Harvard Opinion Research Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health about health opinions that will challenge the Trump administration in establishing … Continue reading

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Meet Mary Blankson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

During her junior year as a pre-med major at Tufts University near Boston, Mary Blankson realized she didn’t really want to be a doctor.  She met with an advisor and researched other opportunities found being a Family Nurse Practitioner really … Continue reading

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Focusing on Primary and Preventive Care

Nicole Seagriff knew in high school that she wanted to be a nurse like the one who cared for and comforted her mother during treatment for breast cancer. When she got her nursing degree from Boston College, she went to … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Care: Operations Manager Connects Homeless Patient with Long Lost Daughter

Today, Kai S. Perry, Operations Manager for our Meriden and Bristol sites sent the following email to our operations managers’ team explaining why she missed a meeting, and about what it really means to be an operations manager at CHC. … Continue reading

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Dr. Vindell Washington, National Coordinator for Health IT at HHS

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Vindell Washington, National Coordinator for Health IT at the Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the agency’s program to shift the health care industry from paper to … Continue reading

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