| Posted On May 31, 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.  Three of our pediatricians are hosting a June session, and we have several other sessions planned between now and November.

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| Posted On May 26, 2016 | By:

Atrius Health Joins Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care

Atrius Health recently joined the newly formed Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care which launched its inaugural summit on May 12th. The coalition includes 58 health care groups organized by The Conversation Project, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and Ariadne Labs. The goal of the Coalition is to improve the care and experience for those facing serious, potentially life-limiting illness and ensure that “health care for everyone in Massachusetts is in accordance with their goals,

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| Posted On May 25, 2016 | By:

Memorial Day Holiday Notice

On Monday, May 30th, Atrius Health will be closed for Memorial Day 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 May 25, 2016 | By:

The Importance of Choosing Wisely for the Most Valuable Care

As health systems across the country shift their attention and efforts to improving quality care while reducing its overall cost, it is important that clinicians are able to walk patients through the potential benefits and costs—both physical and financial—of certain tests, procedures, treatments or screenings. Having an open, honest conversation about the care provided to patients isn’t always easy. While a patient may believe they need a certain test or medical procedure, their physician may view it as unnecessary or be concerned that the procedure itself could pose a potential risk.

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| Posted On May 12, 2016 | By:

Atrius Health Celebrates National Nurses Week 2016

National Nurses Week is May 6 – 12.

The 2016 theme is “Culture of safety, It starts with YOU,” and this theme is evident daily in the efforts of our nurses who engage our patients and their families in their care. The Atrius Health nurses are committed through their actions to deliver the safest, highest quality, and compassionate care to our patients and their families every day. We see this dedication in the comments from our patients describing how their nurse “genuinely cares for me,”

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| Posted On May 10, 2016 | By:

Atrius Health Recognized by CDC and CMS as Million Hearts® 2015 Hypertension Control Champion

Million Hearts®, a national initiative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), recognized Atrius Health as a winner of its 2015 Hypertension Control Challenge. Atrius Health is one of 18 Hypertension Control Champions nationwide and one of two health systems in Massachusetts recognized this year for its evidence-based strategies to help patients achieve blood pressure control rates at or above 70 percent.

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| Posted On May 06, 2016 | By:

Introducing Our New Atrius Health Website

Atrius Health was created by your healthcare providers to give you both the personal touch of your doctor’s office combined with a comprehensive system of cutting-edge benefits, conveniences, and access to world-class care.

To make it easier for you to explore all that Atrius Health can offer, we have combined the websites of our medical groups – Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates – into one Atrius Health website with a brand-new look and feel.

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| Posted On May 03, 2016 | By:

Patient Notice: Certain Website Applications Down for Maintenance This Afternoon

Beginning at approximately 3:30pm today, the Atrius Health Online Bill Pay application and the Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Health Education Registration and Prescription Refill applications will be down for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you wish to speak with a representative in Atrius Health’s Patient Billing department, please call 1-800-898-7980 from 8:30am-4:30pm (EST)

If you wish to speak with a representative in Harvard Vanguard’s Health Education department or to register for a class,

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