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Top News Stories

New York Times features Weitzman ECHO & Dr. Marwan Haddad

Read: "When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes on the Opioid Epidemic"

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Dr. Marwan Haddad, Medical Director for the Center for Key Populations and leader of the Weitzman ECHO buprenorphine session, was featured  in the New York Times for his work helping primary care providers across the country learn how to treat patients struggling with opioid addiction.

NIMAA Celebrates Class of 2018 Graduation

Medical Assistants Trained to a New Model of Care Launch Careers Across U.S.

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The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), a new educational institution created to transform the way medical assistants are educated, trained, and prepared for practice in primary care and other health care settings, held graduation ceremonies this week at sites in five states: Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, New Mexico and Pennsylvania.


News Releases

Community Health Center, Inc. Receives $510,000 to Combat the National Opioid Crisis

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Community Health Center, Inc. is pleased to announce the receipt of a $510,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services as part of its ongoing efforts to address the national opioid crisis.

Nicole Seagriff Assumes National Role With Postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

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Dr. Nicole Seagriff, family nurse practitioner and medical director of the Norwalk and Stamford primary care practices at Community Health Center, Inc., has assumed the newly-created role of Clinical Program Director in CHC and its Weitzman Institute’s Postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Residency Program.

CeCN’s Specialty eConsult Capability Now Available to ConnectiCare’s Primary Care Providers

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Community eConsult Network (CeCN) is pleased to be partnering with ConnectiCare, giving the insurer’s in-network commercial and Medicare Advantage primary care providers access to CeCN’s national network of board-certified specialists in a wide range of disciplines.