| Posted On Nov 30, 2017 | By:

Atrius Health Testifies in Support of Nurse Practitioners

Dr. Richard Lopez, Chief Medical Officer of VNA Care and Senior Vice President of Population Health for Atrius Health, along with Jennifer Derkarzarian, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, Chief Nursing Officer of Atrius Health, recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health in support of legislation that would remove existing restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners (NPs) in the state. Atrius Health was among several organizations who testified in support of the bill HB2451/S1257“An Act to Contain Health Care Costs and Improve Access to Value-Based Nurse Practitioner Care As Recommended by the IOM and FTC.”

During his testimony,

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| Posted On Nov 28, 2017 | By:

45 Atrius Health Physicians Named as Castle Connolly Top Doctors®

We are pleased to congratulate the Atrius Health physicians who have been named as Castle Connolly Top Doctors®. The database, compiled by healthcare research and publishing company, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., is comprised of physicians in more than 70 medical specialties and subspecialties. Many of the Atrius Health physicians named as Castle Connolly Top Doctors® have been featured in publications such as Boston Magazine and Cape Cod Magazine.

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| Posted On Nov 14, 2017 | By:

What is the Difference Between Hepatitis A, B, and C?

Hepatitis A, B, and C are diseases caused by different viruses that all attack the liver. Although they can also cause similar symptoms, each type is transmitted differently and can affect the liver differently.

Hepatitis A appears only as an acute or newly occurring infection and does not become chronic. Most people with Hepatitis A can improve without treatment, although a small fraction may need supportive care or hospitalization to recover fully.

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can also begin as acute infections,

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| Posted On Nov 02, 2017 | By:

Healthy Holiday Eating

Holidays are truly a wonderful time of the year for many of us, but the season can also be a challenging time if you are trying to maintain a healthy regimen. After all, food is usually a part of every gathering with family, friends and co-workers. Research has indicated that the average person gains 1-5lbs. each holiday season, and the same research shows that most people never lose the extra weight. Over the years, these pounds can add up.

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