Category Archives: Telemedicine

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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Visit from Singapore!

Hello everyone, Happy National Candy day! Yes, another excuse to satisfy our sweet tooth cravings. 🙂 My name is Palak Shelat and I am one of the AmeriCorps members serving within the Telemedicine based Diabetic Retinopathy Program. Last Friday, November … Continue reading

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Looking at Health Care Differently

I’ve always been an early adopter.  If you know where to look, you can find stuff still online that I posted to the Internet back in 1982 and I’ve been on Twitter since 2006, longer than anyone else I know … Continue reading

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Project ECHO – Pain Management

Over 116 million Americans suffer from chronic pain and over 50% of those will seek care from a primary care provider. Considering the frequency and severity of chronic pain in our population, we at the Community Health Center, Inc. are … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Telemedicine for Uninsured Patients without Stable Housing

How would I cope with being down on my luck, without a good job, a nice house to come home to in the evening, and so many other parts of daily life we so often take for granted?  I imagine … Continue reading

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CHC Project ECHO Kickoff

Amidst all the fanfare about CHC kicking off Project ECHO® in Connecticut and the discussions about innovative use of telemedicine to improve health outcomes, it could be easy to lose focus on what truly matters, the patient. Yet CHC is … Continue reading

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Project ECHO at CHC

The following is a guest post from Dr. Marwan Haddad MD, MPH, Medical Director of HIV, HCV, and Buprenorphine Services at Community Health Center, Inc. This Friday January 20th is the launch of the very cutting edge, state of the … Continue reading

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Today is World AIDS Day 2011

The following is an email from Dr. Marwan Haddad to our CHC staff helping in the day to day battle against AIDS: We are now three decades into the HIV epidemic. Though we have made great strides in these last 30 … Continue reading

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Dr. Sanjeev Arora, founder of the Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (Project ECHO).

Conversations focuses this week on an innovative model of care that’s linking primary care providers with specialists in rural and underserved areas of the country. Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Sanjeev Arora, founder of Project ECHO®, about … Continue reading

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Better Health Outcomes Through Telemedicine

One of the challenges of being a health care blogger is taking the language of grant proposals and peer reviewed journal articles and translating it into something that the average person can understand.  A recent meeting I attended illustrates this … Continue reading

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