Dr. Lisa Nelson, primary care physician at CHP’s Great Barrington Health Center, talked with Alan Chartock on WAMC’s “Medical Monday” program in early January. Dr. Nelson’s approach to medicine often begins with a look at lifestyle and its influence on health and wellness.
Community Health Programs will soon add dental care at its medical practice location at 71 Hospital Ave. The newly expanded CHP North Adams Family Medicine and Dental Center will welcome new dental patients beginning in mid-March. “We look forward to welcoming new patients at our North Adams dental office,” said Lia Spiliotes, CEO of Community […]
Community Health Programs Great Barrington Health Center has been recognized by Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) for excellence in the primary care patient experience, based on patient surveys. The MHQP Patient Experience Awards is a new program introduced this year by MHQP, a non-profit measurement and reporting organization that brings together providers, health plans, and […]
CHP’s chief medical officer responds to a columnist’s view of physician shortage issues, 1/16/19. In today’s health care environment, in nearly all medical settings and not just in rural areas, primary care medicine is increasingly provided by highly qualified nurse practitioners and physician assistants who work alongside physicians in a team setting. These non-physician professionals […]
CEO’s Chief Medical Officer was interviewed regarding mid-winter flu and respiratory illness, in The Berkshire Eagle, 1/17/19 The flu and RSV run similar cycles and tend to hit their peak in the mid- to late winter, Lamm said. But unlike the flu, there isn’t a vaccination to protect against RSV, which works its way through […]