Category Archives: Model of Care

Dr. Bennet Davis Visits CHC!

On Thursday, March 24, 2016 Dr. Bennet Davis, the nation’s leading pain specialist, visited CHC and the Weitzman Institute for discussions surrounding the opioid epidemic, Project ECHO Pain and Project ECHO Buprenorphine. For those who don’t know, Project ECHO® (Extension … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Veena Channamsetty, MD, Chief Medical Officer

When my conversation with Dr. Channamsetty began, I learned that she grew up in a household that valued education and helping others. When it came time for Dr. Channamsetty to go to college it only made sense to follow in … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Robert Dudley, MD

As I was sitting in the lobby waiting for Dr. Dudley, I could see a little boy and his mother heading toward the exit. At around the same time Dr. Dudley walked through the front door and almost immediately the … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

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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Weitzman Weekly

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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Successfully Helping Patients Manage their Diabetes and Take Ownership of their Health!

The Danbury Community Health Center has implemented a new way to assist patients with managing their chronic disease and improve their overall health- Shared Medical Visits. The goal of these shared medical visits is to improve patient outcomes by empowering … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

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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Affordable Care Act Recognition Brunch

This past Saturday, the Wesleyan Young Advocates & the Community Health Center hosted an Affordable Care Act (ACA) brunch featuring Kevin Counihan, CEO of AccessHealthCT, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Mayor Dan Drew & State Representative Matt Lesser. As the first year … Continue reading

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Physicians Changing the World – Dr. Stephen Smith

I must say, one of the coolest things working here at the Community Health Center is the fact that many of our providers are consistently recognized by many outside sources for the incredible work they partake in. Most recently, I … Continue reading

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Heart Health Workshop – CHC of Meriden

On Friday, February 8th, the staff at CHC of Meriden will be hosting an afternoon dedicated to spreading awareness and knowledge about heart disease. Between 2pm and 4pm, attendees will learn about the risks for heart disease, which foods in … Continue reading

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