Category Archives: General

Crucial Questions for Healthcare Providers and Their Patients

Wanda Montalvo, RN, PhD, associate director of the Weitzman Institute, recently responded to an article in the New York Times titled “Gay and Transgender Patients to Doctors:  We’ll Tell. Just Ask” All members of the healthcare team — not just … Continue reading

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Nightingale Award Recognition

By: Mary Blankson, Chief Nursing Officer Every year during National Nurses’ Week we have the opportunity to nominate nurses for the state Nightingale Awards. This year, I have the great honor of sharing that 2 of our nurses are being … Continue reading

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National Nurses Week

Mary Blankson, Chief Nursing Officer May 6th marked the beginning of a week-long celebration of nursing.  Every year I get the great privilege of kicking off the week with a resounding thank you to all the nurses for all they … Continue reading

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Dental Assistant Recognition Week

This week is Dental Assistant Recognition Week, and I welcome it as an opportunity to recognize the vital role played by each and every dental assistant at Community Health Center, Inc. Dental assistants perform a variety of basic patient care … Continue reading

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt-An art show to benefit New Horizons

There is an unfortunate atmosphere of hatred in our country today.  It is invading our cities, towns, homes and social media outlets.   The hatred is easy to get caught up in, almost impossible to ignore.  Regardless of political affiliation or … Continue reading

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Health Policy Expert Timothy Jost Anticipates Significant Setbacks With Repeal of ACA

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with health policy expert Timothy Jost, Emeritus Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, and frequent contributor to Health Affairs. Professor Jost examines multiple gains made in … Continue reading

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Leading Neuroscientist Dr. Adam Gazzaley Talks Drug-Free Brain Health Treatments Using Virtual Reality and Video Games

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with renowned neuroscientist Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center and Gazzaley Lab at UC San Francisco. Dr. Gazzaley discusses his closed loop system designed to improve brain function … Continue reading

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Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine (the former Institute of Medicine) a private, non-profit entity dedicated to tackling the nation’s complex problems in medicine, technology and … Continue reading

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Innovations Cleveland Clinic’s Toby Cosgrove Brings to Trump’s Healthcare Transition Team

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Toby Cosgrove, President and CEO of the Cleveland Clinic, one of the top ranked hospital systems in the world. Dr. Cosgrove discusses the Cleveland Clinic Model of Innovation, their … 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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