It’s National Heart Month, so now is a good time to give some TLC to your body’s most important muscle. Prevention is always the first step in keeping your heart healthy, but you can also make changes to address any existing heart conditions.
With a Narcan kit on hand, anyone can intervene to help in an opioid emergency. To help reduce harm from opioid overdose in our community, CHP is offering free Narcan kits to patients who request them.
During a visit on October 30, Andreas Kapetanopoulos, NBT Connecticut regional president, Amanda Goewey, VP, multi-site branch manager, and Aidan Gilligan, VP, commercial banking/relationship manager, met with CHP leadership to underscore the bank’s commitment to local organizations serving the Berkshire community.
Jeanne Bassis has built a career helping children and adults experience play, an essential ingredient for a healthy life. Each week, Jeanne brings lightly structured and free play to two CHP playgroups.
As summer turns to fall and the air grows crisp, I’m grateful each day to be settling into my new home here in the Berkshires. My early weeks at CHP have been spent meeting our team, community leaders, and members and learning about all that makes CHP special.
With a newly improved Lee Family Practice site and dental practice locations set to open in 2024, CHP is making strides to fill gaps in our region’s health care.
CHP was among more than 130 statewide nominees for the 2023 awards, presented to organizations and employees that exemplify the most innovative, creative, and effective work being done throughout the Commonwealth.
Some victims of abuse may find it safer and easier to ask for help during a medical visit. Now, CHP Berkshires can connect these patients to domestic and sexual assault experts seamlessly.
Tom Duchesne joins CHP Berkshires as senior vice president of operations, after most recently working for CVS Health in Rhode Island and at hospitals in Rhode Island.
MassHealth customers must re-enroll starting April 1, 2023, in order to keep their health benefits.
CHP Berkshires welcomes to its nutrition team Michelle R. Sisk, RDN, LDN, CDN. In her new role, Sisk will work primarily as a culinary nutritionist with the CHP Nutrition Club, which provides nutrition services to patients of Berkshire Fallon Health Collaborative (MassHealth). She will counsel patients mainly through telehealth and will also lead culinary nutrition and education programs.
With cases of RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection) on the rise here and elsewhere, CHP Berkshire Pediatrics offers some tips and advice for parents and caregivers of young children who may catch this particular cold.
Community Health Programs’ new website, chpberkshires.org, has won an award in the GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards competition in the health and wellness design category.
The CHP Board welcomes new member Erik Bruun, elects Brian Drake as board president and Celia Clancy as vice president in the annual board reorganization.
Community Health Programs CEO Lia Spiliotes, who has led CHP since 2015 in its doubling of CHP patient numbers and expansion of health and family services in the Berkshires, has announced she is stepping down from CHP. In a statement to staff and colleagues, Spiliotes said she intends to refocus on family health priorities in Boston and New York. She stated she is also turning her professional attention to broader advocacy efforts around public and economic policy related to community health. […]