| Posted On Feb 12, 2017 | By:

WEATHER ALERT: For Monday, February 13, 2017

Due to the forecasted snowstorm, all Atrius Health practice locations will be closed for all patient care on Monday, February 13, 2017. This includes regularly scheduled appointments in all departments, urgent care services, and lab, pharmacy and radiology.

We will provide 24/7 phone-based support for patients. Please call your doctor’s office should you need medical advice and your call will be triaged by our medical staff.

Patients who have appointments scheduled for Monday,

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| Posted On Feb 09, 2017 | By:

UPDATED WEATHER ALERT: for February 9, 2017

Due to the forecasted snow and worsening weather conditions for later today, all Atrius Health practice locations will close early at 12 noon today, Thursday, February 9th.

Patients will be contacted to reschedule appointments.

As always, we will provide 24/7 phone-based support for patients needing medical advice.

Thank you – stay safe everyone!

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| Posted On Feb 08, 2017 | By:

WEATHER ALERT: For Thursday, February 9, 2017

As of 4:00pm on Wednesday, February 8, 2017:

All Atrius Health practice sites will be open as usual on Thursday, February 9, 2017 but will be closing early at 5:00pm for all patient care including scheduled appointments, urgent care, and lab, radiology and pharmacy services.

We will continue to monitor the weather during the day on Thursday, and if forecasted conditions worsen, we may decide to modify the early closure timing in consideration of the safety of our patients and our staff;

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| Posted On Feb 07, 2017 | By:

Stop the Spread of Viruses!

While you can get sick at any time of the year, winters in general and this winter in particular have many hard-hitting viruses – including the common cold but also norovirus and influenza – busily circulating through schools, businesses and homes.

With many of us suffering from sneezing, coughing, and just feeling lousy, I’d like to share some tips to help stop the spread of viruses and stay healthy.

Colds

Colds are more common in the winter and spring,

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| Posted On Feb 02, 2017 | By:

Exercises to Help Prevent and Manage Sports Injuries

Are you a runner or do you frequently play sports like tennis, squash, or basketball? Do you often deal with an injury from your activity, or do you just want to learn more about how to prevent injury while being as active as possible? These exercises will help improve your stability and strength which are key to avoiding, preventing and managing injuries to the knee, hip, ankle or back as a result of recreational activity or a competitive sport.

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| Posted On Jan 31, 2017 | By:

Oh, My Aching Back! The Body Mechanics of Snow Removal

Winter weather in New England is unpredictable, to say the least. We can go from no snow in sight to 10 or more inches overnight. Dealing with snow storms – and more importantly, with snow removal – is a big challenge for most of us. To successfully clear a driveway or walkway, it often takes hours of shoveling to get the job done and can easily create lots of body aches and pains. Low back pain is a very common complaint post shoveling,

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| Posted On Jan 25, 2017 | By:

Atrius Health Practices Named to 2016 Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll

Atrius Health is pleased to announce that our practices have once again been named to the annual Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Physician Group Honor Roll.

Harvard Pilgrim selected the Honor Roll physician groups based on clinical performance measured against national standards set by HEDIS® (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set), a tool developed for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to assess the clinical performance of physician groups. Harvard Pilgrim reviewed performance in three domains of clinical care affecting both adult and pediatric patients: acute,

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| Posted On Jan 23, 2017 | By:

Atrius Health Testifies on Provider Price Variation

Dr. Steven Strongwater, Atrius Health President & CEO, testified last week at the Massachusetts State House before Senator James Welch and Representative Jeffrey Sanchez, co-chairs of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing, who also chair the state’s Provider Price Variation Commission.  Atrius Health was among a number of groups testifying at last week’s hearing including representatives from the Massachusetts Medical Society, union and consumer groups, and community hospitals.  The Commission is slated to release its final report and recommendations on March 15th.

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| Posted On Jan 20, 2017 | By:

Atrius Health Expands into Greater Plymouth Area by Welcoming PMG Physician Associates

We are pleased to welcome clinicians and staff from PMG Physician Associates, P.C.  to Atrius Health. PMG is a large, primary-care driven, multi-specialty practice comprised of 20 physicians, 12 advanced practice clinicians, and 134 other employees based in Plymouth, MA. The organization serves over 34,000 patients across eight clinical locations in the Greater Plymouth area and Cape Cod.

“Atrius Health and PMG share a vision to deliver high-quality coordinated care that emphasizes longstanding and trusting relationships with patients,” said Steven Strongwater,

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| Posted On Jan 19, 2017 | By:

Atrius Health Joins CMS Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model

We are delighted to announce that our organization has been selected to participate in the 2017 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model – a transformative initiative sponsored by the CMS Innovation Center. As a Next Generation ACO, Atrius Health will work closely with CMS to provide its Medicare beneficiaries with higher-quality care at lower costs.

Today’s announcement was the culmination of a competitive selection process that began in March 2016 with the national release of a Request for Letters of Intent from CMS.

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