| Posted On Mar 28, 2018 | By:

Best Doctors in America® | 22 Physicians from Atrius Health Named to Prestigious 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America® List

Atrius Health is pleased to announce that 22 of our physicians appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-2018.  Approximately, four percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, as a result of the biennial Best Doctors Poll.  Each listed physician has received peer consensus as a physician from whom other physicians would seek care and is verified as being clinically active with an active medical license free from disqualifying disciplinary actions.

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| Posted On Mar 21, 2018 | By:

Good Night, Sleep Tight

Along with a balanced diet and regular exercise, getting enough sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. When a child isn’t getting adequate sleep, behavior, concentration, school performance and mood can all be affected. But what is adequate for your 7-month-old? Your 7-year-old?

As a parent, you know that your children are constantly changing, and their needs change as well. Sleep is no exception to this. The recommended amount of sleep for children varies with age.

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| Posted On Mar 14, 2018 | By:

Atrius Health Practices Named to 2017 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 Mar 13, 2018 | By:

Weather Update: March 13, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14th all Atrius Health locations, other than our Plymouth-Cordage Park and Duxbury locations, will be open regular hours for all patient care.  Our Cordage Park and Duxbury offices are currently without power and are planning a delayed open of 10:00 AM.  Patients with appointments for 10:00 AM and after should check back for updates on Wednesday morning as we may have to adjust our plan in the event power is not restored.

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| Posted On Mar 12, 2018 | By:

Weather Alert for Tuesday, March 13th

Due to the snowstorm forecasted for tomorrow, all Atrius Health practice sites will be closed for routine patient care on Tuesday, March 13th. 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 Harvard Vanguard Kenmore (133 Brookline Ave.,

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| Posted On Mar 08, 2018 | By:

VNA Care Participates at State House Event on Behalf of Home Health Aides

In today’s changing healthcare environment, the importance of advocacy on behalf of both our patients and employees is more important than ever. A good example was our recent participation in the “Enough Pay to Stay” advocacy day held at the State House on February 28th. This event focused on the importance of increased wages for home health aides and home care workers in Massachusetts. The group was led by Atrius Health’s Director of Government Relations,

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| Posted On Mar 08, 2018 | By:

Important Practice Information for March 8th

Due to a power outage, the Harvard Vanguard Chelmsford practice will be closed today. Patients will be contacted to reschedule appointments.

UPDATE AS OF 10:00am: The Harvard Vanguard Beverly practice phones have been restored and the practice remains open for patient care.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please be safe on the roads!

 

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| Posted On Mar 05, 2018 | By:

Make Some Time for Family Mealtime

March is National Nutrition Month, so you may see an uptick in advice from nutritionists wherever you turn. You probably already know the drill: eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats…easy to put on paper, harder to do in real life.

One way to get started – one way with real, scientifically proven benefits – is family meals. These do not necessarily need to be family dinners, but any meal that gets family members seated at the table,

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| Posted On Mar 01, 2018 | By:

Playing it Safe in the Winter

When New England is transformed into a winter wonderland, kids often can’t wait to get out in the snow. The season brings countless opportunities for fun, but it is important for families to be aware of the risks unique to winter activities.

Winter Sports Safety

Injuries are more common than many people may realize. In the US, about 61,000 children ages 5-14 are treated in Emergency Rooms annually for injuries related to ice hockey,

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