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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.

CHC Provides Free Dental Services to Children in Give Kids a Smile Program

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Throughout the month of February, CHC will be providing free oral health services to its youngest patients without dental insurance through the Give Kids a Smile program. All children will receive cleanings, exams, restorative care, fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings, and dental education.  
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News Releases

Community Health Center, Inc. Achieves Joint Commission Accreditation For Behavioral Health and Ambulatory Health Care

Awarded Primary Care Medical Home Certification

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Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation and Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.

The Weitzman Institute Partners with SAMHSA-HRSA CIHS to Guide Community Health Centers in Non-Opioid Pain Management

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The Weitzman Institute at Community Health Center, Inc. is partnering with the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) to bring a new, no cost  opportunity for HRSA-funded health centers to participate in a Pain Management Project ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) learning community.

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