| Posted On Jul 28, 2016 | By:

Atrius Health CEO Takes on Statewide Stigma Fight

Atrius Health has joined the statewide campaign to fight the stigma of mental illness in the workplace. Dr. Steven Strongwater, president and CEO of Atrius Health, signed a pledge to become a member of the CEOs Against Stigma team, a campaign created by the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Mass). He joins a growing list of business leaders who are vowing to transform the way people think about and act toward mental health conditions,

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| Posted On Jul 25, 2016 | By:

Meet the Pediatrician Sessions

Some of our practice locations offer informal, informative “Meet the Pediatrician” sessions, where expectant parents can meet one of our pediatricians who is accepting new patients and ask questions either about our practice or about caring for your baby. We invite all expectant parents to attend one of these sessions.

See below for upcoming dates, times and locations.  We are holding one more session in July and then several in August,

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| Posted On Jul 21, 2016 | By:

VNA Care Participates in Meetings with Congressional Leaders on Hospice Issues

VNA Care was well represented at this week’s “Advocacy Intensive 2016” sponsored by the Hospice Action Network, as nearly 300 representatives from hospice agencies descended on Washington, DC to meet with members of their respective Congressional leaders and their staff on issues of importance to hospice.

Among those participating included included Daiva Braunfelds, Vice President of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, Dr. James Baker, Medical Director of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care and Kathy Keough,

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| Posted On Jul 18, 2016 | By:

Specialty Spotlight: Obstetrics & Gynecology at Atrius Health

From adolescence through post-menopause, the Atrius Health Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is committed to helping women be and stay healthy through every stage of their lives. From general gynecology to a full range of obstetrical care to complex women’s health issues, our outstanding physicians, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and medical support teams work together to provide compassionate, personal care to each woman we see.

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| Posted On Jul 15, 2016 | By:

Harvard Vanguard Medford Welcomes New Pediatric Clinicians

The Harvard Vanguard Medford practice is pleased to welcome 4 new clinicians to our pediatrics department. Formerly of Mystic Valley Pediatrics in Medford, Drs. David Bross, Dana Sackton, Teresa Zabik and Lauren Eppinger, NP joined us in June, 2016. All of the doctors are affiliated with Boston Children’s Hospital and Winchester Hospital and are accepting new patients.

Dr. David Bross is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Boston City Hospital and New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center.

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| Posted On Jul 13, 2016 | By:

Atrius Health Recognized in Wicked Local’s 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards

We are very proud to announce that several of our practices and doctors have been recognized on Wicked Local’s 2016 Reader’s Choice awards lists in their various communities.

During the months of January and February, Wicked Local newspapers asked their readers to nominate their local favorites in more than 75 categories. Hundreds of thousands of votes were cast to select the top choices in each community. For the categories “Doctor/Primary Care Physician or Pediatrician” and “Optical Shop,” nominations were open-ended,

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| Posted On Jul 07, 2016 | By:

5 Things You Need to Know about Infants

In the summer of 2013 when my first child was about 6 months old, I was back to work and finally starting to feel like I had a handle on this “parenting thing.” And then it happened – he got sick. My husband and I were up all night with a vomiting, feverish infant. When 6am rolled around, we found ourselves at a decision point as to who was going to call out of work to stay home – I volunteered.

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| Posted On Jul 06, 2016 | By:

Patient Alert: update as of 4:30pm on Wednesday, July 6th

At this time, all practices plan to be open for business as usual for all patient care on Thursday, July 7th. Our phone systems have been fully restored and other clinical systems will continue to be restored into the evening. MyHealth Online is currently unavailable but is expected to be restored for patient use by tomorrow morning.

Should the operational plan change for tomorrow, we will post any updates as needed.

We apologize for the inconvenience due to the outage today and thank all for their patience.

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| Posted On Jul 06, 2016 | By:

Patient Alert: Data Systems Outage Affecting Operations

Due to a power outage at our data center today, July 6th, all of our practices are experiencing phone and system outages, including our electronic medical record and MyHealth Online. We are working to reroute phones and restart systems; this will take several hours to complete. If you have an appointment today, we apologize but we may be unable to contact you in advance of your appointment. Further, there may be delays or we may need to reschedule your appointment.

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| Posted On Jun 30, 2016 | By:

July 4th Holiday Notice

On Monday, July 4th, Atrius Health will be closed for the Independence Day holiday except for those practices listed below, which are open for pre-scheduled urgent care appointments. If you feel you need medical advice or think that you may need to be seen, call your doctor’s office at any time, day or night. Your call will be directed to our 24/7 medical staff and triaged as needed. If it is determined that you need an urgent care appointment,

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