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.
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 […]
Commentary by CHP’s CEO, Lia Spiliotes, published in Commonwealth Magazine, 1/20/19 Today, we are redefining what constitutes “good health” and “good health care.” As the “social determinants of health” move into focus, we must reach beyond vital signs, the histories, the medication lists. We now ask patients about housing stability, transportation access, family relationships, caregiving […]
A CHP insurance enrollment counselor interviewed on the air, 11/20/18 “Healthcare Enrollment Efforts Continue Before Massachusetts’ January Deadline” Two key health care enrollment dates are coming up soon. December 15th marks the deadline for federal healthcare – but in Massachusetts, people have until January 23rd. Listen here.