Practice News

| Posted On Oct 31, 2016 | By:

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

During the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend, our Atrius Health practices will be closed for routine care on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. The following sites are only open for pre-scheduled urgent care appointments, and Dedham Medical Urgent Care Center (in Norwood) will be open for walk-in care as outlined below.

The practices open for urgent care and their hours are:

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| Posted On Oct 05, 2016 | By:

Welcome, Harvard Vanguard Needham!

We are pleased and excited to announce that our newest practice, Harvard Vanguard Needham, opened on Monday, October 3rd in a newly renovated office space at 100 Second Avenue, Needham.

Five physicians, one nurse practitioner and their wonderful staff provide primary care for adults as well as nutrition and laboratory services for their patients who live and work in Needham, Newton, Wellesley, Dedham and other nearby towns.

The providers at the Harvard Vanguard Needham practice are:

Michele Coviello,

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| Posted On Sep 19, 2016 | By:

A Decade of Support for the Boston Heart Walk

Hundreds of employees from Atrius Health participated in the Boston Heart Walk on Saturday, September 10th at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade. This marked the tenth year in a row our staff and their families, friends and even their dogs teamed up to raise funds to support the lifesaving research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association. The Atrius Health team has raised more than $950,000 for the Boston Heart Walk over the past 10 years.

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| Posted On Aug 31, 2016 | By:

Labor Day Holiday Notice

On Monday, September 5th, Atrius Health will be closed for the 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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| Posted On Aug 29, 2016 | By:

To Improve Mental Health Care, Study Matches Patients with Providers

A research team comprised of researchers and clinicians at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, University at Albany, SUNY, Outcome Referrals, Inc., and Atrius Health has recently been awarded $1.7 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The funding is for a study on improving mental health care by scientifically matching patient needs to clinical providers’ strengths.

The researchers will compare the effectiveness of a new, scientifically based patient-provider match system for mental health treatment to the more traditional method known as “pragmatic case assignment,” which is based on provider availability,

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| Posted On Aug 17, 2016 | By:

Atrius Health Welcomes Dr. Monera Wong as Chief of Geriatric Medicine

Atrius Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Monera Wong as the organization’s Chief of Geriatric Medicine. As Chief, Dr. Wong will lead the Geriatric Medicine Department at Atrius Health, which offers primary care, home based care, post-hospitalization, rehabilitative and long term care in skilled nursing facilities, and palliative care consultations.

The department also offers geriatric consultation for patients 65 and older who are referred by their primary care physician.

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| Posted On Aug 17, 2016 | By:

IMPORTANT Patient Information: Harvard Vanguard Chelmsford Power Outage Update 8/17/16

Due to yesterday’s power outage, the Harvard Vanguard Chelmsford practice will have a delayed opening of 10:00 am today. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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| Posted On Aug 16, 2016 | By:

IMPORTANT Patient Information: Harvard Vanguard Chelmsford Power Outage

Due to a localized power outage, our Harvard Vanguard Chelmsford practice will be closed for all patient care as of 3:30pm today. If you need medical advice, please contact the practice at 978-250-6000, as we will be providing 24/7 phone-based support per usual. Patients are being contacted by the practice to reschedule any affected appointments.

Local power crews are on-site and anticipate restoring power sometime tonight, but please check back for updates.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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| 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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