Author Archives: My Phuong Tong

Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: eConsults with Jose Villagra One of the biggest problems today is that the demand for specialty care services far exceeds the supply. However, most people waiting to see specialists do not really need to be seen. I talked to … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Project ECHO Pediatric and Adolescent Behavioral Health This week, I talked to Agi Erickson (Manager of Project ECHO) at Community Health Center, Inc’s (CHC) Weitzman Institute to learn about the upcoming Pediatric and Behavioral Health Project ECHO. Project ECHO … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Facilitation Training with Patti Feeney & Deb Ward Well-run meetings are important to the workflow of almost all organizations. It is important to recognize that successfully leading a meeting is a skill that needs to be learned. At the … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Planned Care Dashboard Evaluation Study One of the objectives of Community Health Center, Inc’s (CHC) Weitzman Institute is to promote the use of innovative technology to improve the quality of care delivered to patients. One tool that has been … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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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Spotlight: Residency Programs w/ Kerry Bamrick Before we start, I must confess that this article topic was chosen rather selfishly. Like many of you, I did not know much about Kerry Bamrick. I knew Kerry with respect to her involvement on … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Khushbu Khatri This week, I had the chance to speak with the first ever AmeriCorps member to serve at the Weitzman Institute (WI). Some may know Khushbu Khatri from her involvement in a multitude of projects but few are fortunate … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Journal Club So you’ve heard of book clubs but what about journal clubs? Earlier this year, the Weitzman Institute’s Director of Research and Evaluation, Ianita Zlateva started a journal club for Community Health Center, Inc. Journal Club has been … Continue reading

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