| Posted On Jan 31, 2018 | By:

Cataracts

One inevitable effect of aging on your eyes is cataracts – everyone gets cataracts. You have natural lenses in your eyes that act just like the lenses in a pair of glasses. These lenses have a very uniform structure, but over time, ultraviolet light from the sun degrades this structure. As a result, your natural lenses become both cloudy and “yellowy,” and it seems as if you’re looking at the world through yellowish frosted glass.

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| Posted On Jan 23, 2018 | By:

Keep Your Cool – Help for Hot Flashes

If you’re a woman, chances are pretty good you’ve at least heard about hot flashes. Maybe you have experienced them yourself or you know someone who has them. Hot flashes are one of the more common symptoms of perimenopause and menopause – and they can be rather inconvenient. One minute you’re freezing cold, the next minute you’re burning up and stripping down to a tank top. They can happen during the day, or they can wake you up in the middle of the night.

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| Posted On Jan 18, 2018 | By:

Atrius Health Announces State Certification for New ACO Program

Atrius Health is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) has certified it as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in its new, first-in-the-nation program. The HPC’s first round of ACO Certification includes 17 HPC-certified ACOs and is a significant milestone for Massachusetts, making it the first state to implement state-wide, all-payer standards for care delivery.

At Atrius Health, we have a long history of working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and commercial payers to provide patients with outstanding quality care at lower costs.

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| Posted On Jan 16, 2018 | By:

VNA Care Welcomes Holly Chaffee as President and CEO

VNA Care, a subsidiary of Atrius Health serving more than 50,000 patients each year as Massachusetts’ largest non-profit home health and hospice provider, is pleased to introduce Holly Chaffee, BSN, MSN, RN as President and CEO. The appointment of Chaffee, approved by the Board of Directors in December, was the result of a nationwide search. Chaffee replaces Mary Ann O’Connor, BSN, MBA, who is retiring after a 45-year career in the home care and hospice industry,

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| Posted On Jan 11, 2018 | By:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Notice

On Monday, January 15th, the Atrius Health medical practices will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. 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.

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| Posted On Jan 08, 2018 | By:

Resolve to Eat Healthier in 2018

It’s the time of year when many of us look back at the past month’s holiday parties and family get-togethers and think, “Oh, what have I done?!” Well, you’re not alone. A lot of us over-indulge around the holidays – in fact, I’m sure you’re not surprised to learn that one of the top 3 New Year’s resolutions is to “eat healthier.”

So, how do you make that healthy eating resolution a reality?

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| Posted On Jan 04, 2018 | By:

UPDATED Weather Alert for Thursday, January 4, 2018

Due to the worsening weather conditions, all Atrius Health practice locations will close for all care, including urgent care, as of 1:00pm today, Thursday, January 4th.

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 Jan 03, 2018 | By:

WEATHER ALERT for Thursday, January 4, 2018

Due to the snowstorm forecasted for tomorrow, all Atrius Health practice sites will be closed for routine patient care on Thursday, January 4th.  Patients will be contacted to reschedule any existing appointments.

If you need medical advice at any time, please call your doctor’s office so we can triage your needs.

We are offering urgent care visits at 3 locations on Thursday,

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