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  • Learn about the Perioperative Department at CHA and its Response to COVID-19

    Learn about the Perioperative Department at CHA and its Response to COVID-19

    CHA nurse educators Nancy McCune and Patty Poirier have worked together off and on for almost 3 decades at CHA Everett Hospital, from 1989 to 2014, and now are together again in the Perioperative Department. Nurse educators at CHA combine their clini...

    Innovation, Meet our Team
  • COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis

    COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis

    The last few months managing COVID-19 in the community at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) has been a raw experience for Dr. Gaurab Basu. “We have seen suffering firsthand and it's made me reconnect with my I chose health care as a profession,” said D...

    Innovation, Meet our Team
  • Meet CHA Nurse Manager Gilberto Gamba

    Meet CHA Nurse Manager Gilberto Gamba

    Before greeting his wife and two daughters after an intense day caring for patients, Gilberto has a ritual. He walks into his garage where a makeshift sanitation station is set up, removes all of his clothing that he wore to work at CHA Cambridge Hos...

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  • Meet CHA Primary Care Physician Robert Janett

    Meet CHA Primary Care Physician Robert Janett

    A patient with complex health issues, including diabetes, called his primary care team at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in early April amidst the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Massachusetts. "During the prolonged isolation, Mr. Daniels [not hi...

    Innovation, Meet our Team, Staying Healthy
  • Meet Nurse Rich Durkee

    Meet Nurse Rich Durkee

    A group of new nurses, part of CHA’s New Graduate Residency program, arrived at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in early February weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted Massachusetts and the East Coast. “The new nurses hit the ground running in ...

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  • Meet CHA Nurse Jessica Loria

    Meet CHA Nurse Jessica Loria

    Nurses play a vital role in health care teams across Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) every day. They go above and beyond to care for patients with kindness and compassion staying true to our mission of caring for everyone, regardless of race, gender ...

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  • Simple doctor visit checklist

    Simple doctor visit checklist

    By Family Medicine Physicians  Fa'iz Bayo-Awoyemi , MD, and Matthew Desir , MD A visit to the doctor’s office, whether it is your first trip, a routine checkup or a sick visit, may cause anxiety. Being prepared is one of the best ways to make yo...

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  • Language access offers careers for women at CHA

    Language access offers careers for women at CHA

    Being in the hospital or at the doctor's office can be stressful, especially when you or a loved one is sick or injured. Imagine if you don't speak the same language as your health care team and have questions about getting better. For people who hav...

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  • Connecting with Arabic-speaking patients

    Connecting with Arabic-speaking patients

    Ali Abdalkadir fled Iraq in 2007 seeking safety from violence and war. Ali and his wife were threatened multiple times for his role interpreting speeches and other information for the government-run Iraqi Media Network. Today, Ali is a CHA medical in...

    Innovation, Meet our Team
  • Helpful advice from your neighborhood Physical Therapist

    Helpful advice from your neighborhood Physical Therapist

    By Nicholas Wilson , PT, Manager of Ambulatory Rehab and Sports Medicine October is National Physical Therapy Month, a great opportunity to recognize the valuable contributions Physical Therapists (PTs) bring to the health and wellness team. A PT use...

    Meet our Team, Staying Healthy