Awards & Recognition

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  • CHA Announces URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation


    CHA Specialty Pharmacy Earns National URAC Accreditation The CHA Specialty Pharmacy, based at Cambridge Hospital, is now fully accredited through URAC. Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. “This accreditation is an important external endorsement that validates the high quality care provided by our specialty pharmacy team,” says Joel Itkowitz, RPh, Manager of CHA Ambulatory Pharmacy Services and Operations. “...

  • CHA Everett Hospital Earns Top Teaching Hospital Award

  • CHA Physicians Named to Boston Magazine's Annual Top Docs List

  • CHA Staff Receive Awards in Excellence from Metro Boston EMS Council

  • CHA Physician Receives Research Award to Investigate Body Image


    Habitual body monitoring is a regular occurrence for women; in fact, most women do it every thirty seconds. Issues with body image are a part of the many reasons women monitor themselves regularly. CHA physician Jessica Knapp, DO, is exploring how female athletes perceive themselves, especially since “body image problems and eating disorders are more common among female athletes as compared to the general population.” Dr. Knapp received the Young Investigator Award from the American Medical Society of S...

  • 3-Year Reaccreditation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program


    Patients with cancer need to know they will find excellent care at CHA. That’s why we are proud to announce we received 3-year reaccreditation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program! This national certification, offered by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, is the gold standard for healthcare facilities. In order to maintain accreditation, CHA demonstrated that we offer an integrated, system-wide cancer program. Our cancer program is guided by the CHA Cancer Committee, comprehensive...

  • CHA Recognized for Video Interpreting and Online Dispatch Services


    CHA receives an Amerinet Healthcare Achievement Award for technological improvements to our medical interpreting services. CHA recognizes that getting the best possible care means that providers and patients need to be able to communicate effectively. When language is a barrier, trained medical interpreters are critical to the process.  To improve our services, CHA implemented video interpreting and an online dispatch service that has significantly reduced wait times while increasing access to inte...

  • CHA Physician Joins National Effort to Improve Primary Care


    We all want health insurance that gives people the best possible coverage. Sometimes we forget that there’s a lot of work involved in developing programs that ensure people receive the best care. Dr. Kirsten Meisinger intends to do just that in her newly appointed position as national co-chair of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative. In this role, she is overseeing a national program to promote the Patient-Centered Medical Home model and team-based pri...

  • Helping Medical Students Practice Critical Thinking


    Medical education is complex, but Clinton Pong, MD, is working to make it better. Dr. Pong, a member of the CHA teaching faculty, received an Innovations in Education grant from the Tufts University School of Medicine to improve the decision-making of medical students, teaching them to become better doctors. The grant program encourages teaching faculty to explore new ways of advancing medical education and its overall mission.

  • George Maxted, MD Receives Aisner Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis


    Dr. George Maxted is co-winner of the 2015-2016 Mark Aisner, MD, Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis. This prestigious award was established in 1988 by former students, colleagues, patients and friends of Mark Aisner, MD, a distinguished Tufts School of Medicine (TUSM) course director for physical diagnosis from 1946-1977. Recipients of this award mirror Dr. Aisner’s career as a respected educator, researcher and clinical practitioner. The award is intended to enhance the teaching of phys...