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  • New Study: Immigrants Use Little Health Care, May Help Subsidize Care of Non-Immigrants

    08/08/2018

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A study published today in the International Journal of Health Services finds that immigrants use far less health care than non-immigrants and may actually subsidize the care of citizens. The findings by researchers at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine contradict claims by President Trump and other political leaders that immigrants drive up U.S. medical costs. Researchers conducted a comprehensive, systematic review of all studies...

  • Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and CHA Celebrate New Primary Care Assembly Square

    Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and CHA Celebrate New Primary Care Assembly Square

    07/12/2018

    On Wednesday, July 11, Mayor Joseph Curtatone and staff from Cambridge Health Alliance came together to celebrate the opening of CHA’s newest primary care practice at Assembly Square  in Somerville. Mary Cassesso, CHA’s chief community officer and president of the CHA Foundation, served as emcee of the event and kicked-off the speaking program with anecdotes about CHA’s long-standing commitment to the health and wellness of Somerville. Mayor Curtatone shared a few personal stories about his family'...

  • Leading Medical Journal Highlights Team-Based Care at CHA

    06/27/2018

    Cambridge Health Alliance is a national and international leader in primary care redesign. The CHA Union Square Family Health center was profiled by the Harvard Business School in a case study in NEJM Catalyst , a leading health policy journal. The article expands the concept developed by HBS professor Michael Porter on Integrated Practice Units, or IPUs, to primary care. Commonly used to describe costs associated with specific events in specialist care, such as a knee replacement operation, IPUs have d...

  • Cambridge Health Alliance Honors Bon Ku, MD, with Art of Healing Award

    Cambridge Health Alliance Honors Bon Ku, MD, with Art of Healing Award

    06/26/2018

    Event raises more than $525,000 for CHA's community health mission CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's metro-north region, honored Bon Ku, MD , an emergency room physician and the assistant dean for health and design at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, with its annual Art of Healing Award on Thursday, June 21, at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge. Dr. Ku, who was c...

  • CHA Cambridge Birth Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

    CHA Cambridge Birth Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

    06/03/2018

    On Sunday, June 3, the CHA Cambridge Birth Center  celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a very special family day filled with music, games and food on the lawn at CHA Cambridge Hospital. Since the center's inception in 1998, over 1,900 babies have been delivered by CHA's team of dedicated and caring midwives. CHA was delighted to have Cambridge State Representative Marjorie Decker in attendance at the event. Representative Decker delivered both of her children at the Birth Center.

  • Harvard Medical School Honors CHA Psychologist with Diversity Award

    Harvard Medical School Honors CHA Psychologist with Diversity Award

    05/14/2018

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Aaronson Chew, PhD, a clinical health psychologist at Cambridge Health Alliance and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS), was named a recipient of the 2018 Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award presented by HMS. The award honors HMS faculty who have made sizable contributions in nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment. In a nomination letter, one of Dr. Chew's colleagues celebrated his "effort to improve residency education and patient care delivery through ...

  • Opening June 2018 - Cambridge Health Alliance Primary Care Assembly Square in Somerville

    05/07/2018

    SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's metro-north communities, will open its 13th primary care center, CHA Primary Care Assembly Square, in Somerville on June 4. The site is located at 5 Middlesex Avenue. In 2017, roughly 22,000 Somerville residents visited a CHA primary care practice at least once. Primary care at CHA is recognized for excellence and delivering for high quality and compassionate patient care. ...

  • CHA is growing to care for you!

    04/30/2018

    Your health is important, maybe the most important thing in your life. That’s why we are working to improve your care and investing in your health at our three hospitals and 15 local care centers. Here are some highlights of the new things you’ll see in 2018: Primary Care in Somerville's Assembly Square . Our newest primary care center opens its doors in June to patients of all ages. It will offer evening hours, free parking, easy access to the Orange Line and walk-in hours for CHA patients. Expanding C...

  • ACA Marketplace Insurance Leads to Improved Access to Care and Increased Diagnosis of Chronic Conditions Among Previously Uninsured Adults

    04/02/2018

    Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard researchers identify improvements in health outcomes among adults who were eligible for subsidized health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's Marketplaces CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coverage rates and access to care improved among previously uninsured adults who were eligible for subsidized health insurance premiums through state Marketplaces, according to a new study by researchers at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of ...

  • A Notice to Our Patients Regarding a Privacy Incident

    03/30/2018

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