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Whittier designated as a Pathway to PCMH PRIME: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTEGRATION @ WHITTIER

  • May 11, 2016

Whittier Street Health Center has achieved the required level of NCQA PCMH Recognition and has made a commitment to seeking PCMH PRIME Certification in the coming months.  Therefore, the Health Policy Commission is delighted to officially designate you as being on the “Pathway to PCMH PRIME.”  Please see the attached letter and materials. We look […]

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Whittier Nurses adopt cow “Florence”

  • May 11, 2016

Celebrating Nurse week at Whittier: Florence Nightingale Pledge This modified “Hippocratic Oath” was composed in 1893 by Mrs. Lystra E. Gretter and a Committee for the Farrand Training School for Nurses, Detroit, Michigan. It was called the Florence Nightingale Pledge as a token of esteem for the founder of modern nursing. I solemnly pledge myself […]

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Roxbury’s Whittier Street Health Center to Unveil Its First Public Art Exhibit as Part of Its Community Garden Expansion

  • April 27, 2016

May 5, 2016 (Boston, MA) – From 2 PM to 4 PM Whittier will unveil its first public art exhibit as part of its community garden expansion and Decision Arts Therapy, a program focused on helping teens who have been subjected to violence. Whittier opened it Community Garden in June 2015, and this year’s addition […]

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A Memo from Frederica M. Williams – President and CEO April 15, 2016

  • April 15, 2016

On April 5, 2016, Whittier Street Health Center held its 22nd annual Roast.  Regina Pisa, Chairman Emeritus of Goodwin Proctor, LLP, was the subject of this year’s Roast.  Regina a local Somerville native was recognized for being roasted and as one of Somerville’s successful native daughters by The Somerville Journal, Wicked Local.     (See, […]

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WHITTIER’s URGENT CARE CLINIC IS NOW AN NCQA Recognized Patient-Centered Connected Care™ site

  • March 28, 2016

On July 7, 2014, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released standards for a proposed program to evaluate ambulatory care clinics (e.g. urgent care clinics) that provide patient-centered care and work in conjunction with patient-centered medical homes. The Whittier team led by Adeola Ogungbadero, VP of Clinical Support Services, Ahmad Al-Musa and the Urgent […]

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For Second Consecutive Year National Humorist & Comedian Jimmy Tingle Headlines Fundraiser for Boston’s Premier Health Center

  • February 24, 2016

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/for-second-consecutive-year-national-humorist–comedian-jimmy-tingle-headlines-fundraiser-for-bostons-premier-health-center-300225253.html BOSTON, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — For the second consecutive year nationally noted social and political humorist and comedian Jimmy Tingle will headline Whittier Street Health Center’s annual fundraiser on Tuesday April 5th 2016, honoring legal pioneer Regina Pisa, the Chairman Emeritus of Goodwin Procter LLP and the second woman in 21 years to be honored. As the largest fundraising event, the annual Roast traditionally honors […]

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A Memo from Frederica M. Williams President and CEO January 26, 2016

  • January 26, 2016

Whittier Health Street Health Center continues to be recognized as a leader in the community health center field and has become a national model.  This past month the Bay State Banner featured Whittier Street Health Center’s cutting-edge disease management, wellness and prevention programs in their article “Roxbury Health Centers Help Make History.”(See, http://baystatebanner.com/news/2016/jan/14/roxbury-health-centers-help-make-history/#.Vpf0GdjfHWM.twitter). A number […]

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Coordinated Care Approach to Diabetes Self-management Benefits Underserved Adult Populations

  • January 15, 2016

News Medical – Life Sciences and Medicine Published: 1/12/16 Even in communities with barriers to health care, exercise opportunities and healthy food, residents with diabetes saw improved health outcomes when they participated in programs that took a coordinated care approach to diabetes self-management. These were the findings of evaluations of such community health efforts in […]

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Roxbury Health Centers Help Make History

  • January 15, 2016

The Bay State Banner Published: 1/14/2016 Today’s health care landscape would have been almost unrecognizable 50 years ago. Miracle drugs and medical devices have changed how we approach everything from diagnostics to treatment. But one of the most fundamental differences is an approach that helped spark the entire progressive health care reform movement, and it […]

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AJ Eckert, D.O. to Join the Whittier Street Health Center Physicians Team to Oversee its LGBTQ patient population

  • January 6, 2016

December 2015, Boston, MA – The Whittier Street Heath Center has announced that Dr. AJ Eckert, D.O. will join its team of physicians. Dr. Eckert is a board certified osteopathic and family medicine physician, whose specialty lies in providing transgender hormone therapy services.  Whittier has chosen Dr. Eckert to lead the charge in managing its […]

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