Category Archives: General

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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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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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Recap

During the month of October, New Horizons was the beneficiary of several fundraising events including the Jack and Jill Music Festival, the Knockout DV Event at 9Rounds, Game Show Night at the Board Room, and the Walk to End the … Continue reading

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Dr. Neel Shah, Founder of Costs of Care

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Neel Shah, Asst. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School and Founder of Costs of Care, a global NGO dedicated to helping delivery systems provide better care … Continue reading

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John Wilbanks, Chief Commons Officer, Sage Bionetworks

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with John Wilbanks, Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks, a non-profit collaborative of network partners seeking to transform biomedical research through the use of openly shared data. Mr. Wilbanks has been … Continue reading

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Paul Sonnier, Founder of the Story of Digital Health

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Paul Sonnier, social entrepreneur and creator of The Story of Digital Health, a free online resource for digital health professionals. He is also the founder of the Digital Health Group … Continue reading

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Dr. David Shulkin, Chief Executive of the Veterans Health Administration

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Shulkin was selected to transform the largest health system in the country, serving the health … Continue reading

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Dr. Charles Jaffe, CEO of Health Level Seven, International

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Charles Jaffe, CEO of HL7 International, a global network of volunteer coders working to develop interoperability standards for health information technology. Dr. Jaffe discusses the challenges in achieving interoperability, … Continue reading

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Worlds Collide: The legality and psychology of intimate partner violence

A man in Minnesota, Long Vang, has been charged with third-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, and stalking after his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Haban, committed suicide. These charges are unprecedented both in Minnesota and across the country. As a Clinical Psychologist with a … Continue reading

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