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  • Spreading wings

    Spreading wings

    By Ingrid Gámez , CMI-Spanish, Supervisor, Multicultural Affairs and Patient Services Proposed policy changes and restrictions on immigrants are dominating headlines, sparking fear and spurring national debate. CHA welcomes all patients regardless of...

    Community, Meet our Team
  • Let's spend time together!

    Let's spend time together!

    By Maddie Freeman , MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker, CHA Elder Service Plan The research is loud and clear — socialization as an older adult improves health and lets you live longer, too. " If you stay connected, you have a better shot ," writes Va...

    Community, Staying Healthy
  • One year of the Recovery Coach program

    One year of the Recovery Coach program

    Submitted by Randi Sokol , MD, MPH, MMedEd, a physician at the CHA Malden Family Medicine Center and director of faculty development and the pain/addictions curriculum for the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at CHA "I remember that day qui...

    Community, Innovation
  • CHA celebrates Black History Month!

    CHA celebrates Black History Month!

    By Avlot Quessa , Senior Director, Multicultural Affairs & Patient Services; Co-Chair, CHA Diversity Council Diversity is at the core of CHA's mission as we celebrate the varied backgrounds of our patients, staff and visitors. We create and foste...

  • How one scary moment turned into a career

    How one scary moment turned into a career

    Cassia Silva rushed to CHA Cambridge Hospital one evening, in early 2000, with her daughter whose heart seemed to be beating right out of her body. Her child was treated in the Emergency Department where she received interpreter services, since Cassi...

  • Lend an extra hand

    Lend an extra hand

    By Bill Burgey , Marketing and Enrollment Manager, Elder Service Plan The holiday season is often a time for fun family gatherings. Relatives and friends travel long distances and new memories are created with loved ones. It’s a moment to catch up an...

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    By Sarah Keyes , LICSW, Victim Services Specialist, Victim Resource Center Domestic violence impacts millions of people each year, but it can be prevented. It requires the collective voice and power of individuals, families, institutions, and systems...

    Community, Staying Healthy
  • Six back-to-school cyber safety tips

    Six back-to-school cyber safety tips

    By Art Ream , Chief Information Security Officer / Senior Director of Applications What unique risks are associated with our children? When a child is using the family computer, normal safeguards and security practices may not be enough. Children pre...

    Community, Staying Healthy
  • A story of two caring sisters

    A story of two caring sisters

    Last year, Thamar Bosse, a Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) medical interpreter, was asked to meet face-to-face with a pregnant patient, and mother of four, who needed assistance to communicate with her health care team. "I formed a deep bond with the...

    Community, Feature Story
  • Ser AMABLE, con KIND

    Ser AMABLE, con KIND

    Stephanie Bonilla, Esq. es una abogada asociada de Equal Justice Works para Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), patrocinado por Microsoft Corporation y Pfizer, Inc. La Sra. Bonilla trabaja específicamente con jóvenes inmigrantes relacionados con niños qu...