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  • CHA Restarts Clinic Appointments, Elective Procedures and Surgeries

    07/08/2020

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's metro-north region, has resumed non-urgent “elective” surgeries, procedures and clinic visits following the state’s lifting of restrictions due to COVID-19. Since the pandemic started, CHA has seen thousands of patients for all kinds of care, in person and through telehealth visits. With CHA now able to reopen services, it is prioritizing preventive care, pediatric visits, i...

  • CHA is First Healthcare System to Integrate Electronic Medical Record with Google Meet

    06/29/2020

    Telehealth has been a critical strategy for CHA to maintain access for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it will remain an important way to provide care moving forward. CHA launched telehealth services in March 2020, rapidly implementing state-of-the-art telehealth across its network to support medical and behavioral health care, ensure patient/staff safety and improve patient experience. The conversion required innovation and support from CHA’s partners. CHA is the first healthcare system in t...

  • New Study Reveals COVID-19 Symptoms Predictive of Healthcare Workers’ PCR Results

    06/29/2020

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A new study published by PLOS ONE examines the symptoms that are most predictive of a COVID-19 diagnosis among healthcare workers (HCWs) at risk for transmitting the virus to co-workers and patients. The results are consistent with prior studies of healthcare workers and among the first to statistically compare personnel testing positive to a control group who tested negative. Researchers at Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard-affiliated community health system, and the Harvard Unive...

  • TODAY.com Story on Bars and COVID-19 Features Advice from CHA Infectious Disease Chief

    06/29/2020
  • CHA Welcomes New Chief Medical Information Officer Hannah Galvin, MD

    CHA Welcomes New Chief Medical Information Officer Hannah Galvin, MD

    06/23/2020

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's metro-north region, has named Hannah Galvin, MD, as its new Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). Dr. Galvin has more than fifteen years of experience in clinical informatics and is focused on leveraging health information technology solutions to improve the delivery of patient-centered care. At CHA, Dr. Galvin will oversee the health system's initiatives to advance the ...

  • New Manual Helps Municipalities Create Diversion Programs to Help At-Risk Youth

    New Manual Helps Municipalities Create Diversion Programs to Help At-Risk Youth

    06/22/2020

    The Cambridge Safety Net Collaborative is an innovative partnership between Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), the Cambridge Police Department, Cambridge Public Schools and the Cambridge Department of Human Service Programs. It fosters positive youth development, promotes mental health, supports safe school and community environments and limits youth involvement in the juvenile justice system through coordinated prevention, intervention and diversion services for Cambridge youth and families. The Collabor...

  • Changes to COVID-19 Testing Locations

    06/19/2020
  • CHA Physician Leads Effort to Help COVID-19 Patients with Food Insecurity

    CHA Physician Leads Effort to Help COVID-19 Patients with Food Insecurity

    06/16/2020

    At CHA, we understand how the social determinants of health (SDOH) or the conditions in which people are born, live, learn, work, play and age impact health outcomes. Most of what keeps people healthy are circumstances outside of medical care – insufficient or poor quality food, housing, utilities, employment and education. Recognizing the importance of these factors on health, CHA launched a program several years ago to screen for some of these conditions and connect people to resources. If patients sc...

  • CHA Pediatrician on When to Use Telemedicine Vs. In-Person Visits

    06/15/2020
  • CHA Primary Care Physician Explores Impact of Race on Health

    06/15/2020

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