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  • Autism Awareness Month

    Autism Awareness Month

    By Laura Gaugh, PsyD , Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Child Outpatient Psychiatric Services, and Lee Robinson, MD , Child Psychiatrist, Child Outpatient Services Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are developmental disabilities that affect the way people ...

    Innovation, 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 delivers compassionate care to all

    CHA delivers compassionate care to all

    Cambridge Health Alliance serves one of the most diverse patient populations in the United States. Forty-three percent of primary care patients at CHA have limited English proficiency and require the support of a medical interpreter. CHA's Multicultu...

    Innovation
  • The Chelsea Hub CHA partnership

    The Chelsea Hub CHA partnership

    In 2015, CHA Everett Hospital joined an innovative partnership spearheaded by the Chelsea Police Department that acts as a crisis intervention service for members of the community facing addiction, homelessness, mental health challenges and other obs...

    Innovation
  • Travel Checklist

    Travel Checklist

    By Occupational & Environmental Medicine Physician Albert Rielly, MD Summer is thankfully right around the corner! Did you know in the United States more than 650 million cross-country trips are made every year? Road trips are one of the most com...

    Innovation
  • See, Test & Treat Saves Women's Lives

    See, Test & Treat Saves Women's Lives

    On Saturday, March 3, Cambridge Health Alliance hosted See, Test & Treat , a program that provides free health screenings for uninsured and underinsured women. Over 100 volunteers from CHA provided breast exams, mammograms, HPV testing and more. ...

    Community, Innovation
  • Life-saving medications delivered to rural women in Nepal

    Life-saving medications delivered to rural women in Nepal

    Each year, the Master of Health Care Delivery Science at Dartmouth College designates a scholarship for a Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) physician leader to design and implement an Action Learning Project to complete the degree. Projects are focused...

    Innovation, Staying Healthy
  • CHA Delivers Culturally Competent Care

    CHA Delivers Culturally Competent Care

    Cambridge Health Alliance serves one of the most culturally diverse patient populations in the United States. Forty-two percent of primary care patients at CHA have limited English proficiency and require the services of a professional medical interp...

    Innovation, Meet our Team
  • Innovations in Care - Behavioral health staff are now part of your care team

    Innovations in Care - Behavioral health staff are now part of your care team

    The bruise on Juana’s wrist was easy to see and she didn’t try to hide it when she brought her daughter to a regular doctor’s visit. “My husband and I argued the night before and he held my hand so hard it left a huge bruise,” Juana explained with a ...

    Innovation
  • Pet Therapy at CHA

    Pet Therapy at CHA

    Interacting with a friendly animal has been proven to help with many ailments . Pet therapy, a guided interaction between a specifically trained animal and an individual or group, can help reduce blood pressure and improve overall cardiovascular heal...

    Innovation, Staying Healthy