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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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Tufts Health Plan’s Marc Spooner to Chair the Whittier Health and Wellness Foundation Board

  • December 16, 2015

December 2015, Boston, MA – Whittier Street Heath Center has announced that Tufts Health Plan’s President of Commercial Product, Marc Spooner, will assume the role of Chairman of its Health and Wellness Foundation Board in January 2016, succeeding Sonja Kelly, who is stepping down from the role of Chair. The Board was formed in 2005 […]

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Whittier’s President and CEO Named Top 50 Power Player in Boston

  • October 9, 2015

Meet the Boston Business Journal’s Power 50 President and CEO Frederica Williams is named Top 50 Power Player on Boston Business Journal’s 2015 Power 50 List. Boston Business Journal cites Ms. Williams as a key innovator who is “getting things done and leading change in the Boston economy.” Whittier Street Health Center proudly congratulates Ms. Williams. As the Journal states, “this was […]

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Globe Magazine Awards Whittier Top Women-Led Business in MA

  • October 8, 2015

http://commonwealthinstitute.org/programs-events/top-100top-50-women-led-businesses/

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Roxbury Center Targets Health Disparities In Boston’s Poorest Neighborhoods

  • July 27, 2015

  90.9 wbur By Marina Renton CommonHealth Intern July 24, 2015   When it comes to health in Boston, it’s hard to deny there’s a great divide across neighborhoods. Need proof? A 2013 Boston Public Health Commission report found that, from 2000 to 2009, the average life expectancy for Boston residents was 77.9 years. But in […]

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