Category Archives: Weitzman

Meet featured physician Dipak Patel

I recently sat down with Dipak Patel, DO to learn more about his background and career at CHC. Dr. Patel obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology and Nutrition from Pennsylvania State University and attended medical school at New York Institute … Continue reading

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eConsults: Telemedicine for our Neediest Populations

Two articles caught my eye today.  The first was an issue brief from the Commonwealth Fund, which focused on the strength of America’s premier primary care safety net: community health centers.  The article evaluated those health centers who had adopted 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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Introducing a 9th AmeriCorps Member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Nam Duong, an Americorps member serving with the Weitzman Institute and involved in many other Americorps activities. Read on for his bio:  My name is Nam, and I’m serving my AmeriCorps term at … 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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Weitzman Weekly

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

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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Weitzman Weekly

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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The Fourth AmeriCorps Member Introduction!

Continuing in our series of weekly introductions, we are introducing My Phuong this week! She is an AmeriCorps member serving at the Weitzman Institute, who you may recognize as the writer bringing us the Weitzman Weekly. Read her introduction below: Hello! … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

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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