A Year Into a Pandemic: Patient & Family Advisors Series, 1

It’s been a year since we’ve been living with COVID-19, and to say life has changed feels like an understatement. We have been collecting reflections on living through a pandemic and turned to our Patient and Family Advisors for what they’ve learned and what they’re looking forward to as we start to consider a life […]

Caring for Older Adults – Coming Out of COVID-19 ECHO Series

Project ECHO® is a free, practical, case-based tele-education series. About the program: The ECHO model uses a hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing approach where expert teams lead virtual clinics, amplifying the capacity for providers to deliver best-in-practice care to their patients and communities. This ECHO series will provide participating practices (“spoke sites”) with information and strategies to connect with and […]

Who Will Speak For You?

Register ahead for this event. Monday, May 24, 4-5 PM A medical crisis can happen at any age. Having a plan relieves your loved ones from wondering if they “did the right thing.” Join Dr. Maura Brennan, Program Director, Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, Baystate Health, for a discussion about what advance care planning includes, the […]

Check out our April Newsletter

A year into a pandemic April 2021 – We gathered some news on what we’re thinking about and working on for a quarterly newsletter. Read on:

A Year into a Pandemic

As the United States marks the one-year anniversary of living amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t help but reflect on how we responded and evolved as an organization. For an organization whose mission is to offer resources and expertise that measure and improve the quality, safety, and value of person-centered healthcare, we had to pivot […]

A Year into a Pandemic: Nursing Homes

We’re a year into this pandemic and taking a look-back to reflect upon where we’ve been and where we’re going. Considering how hard long-term care has been hit we decided to collect perspectives from our teams working directly with the nursing homes across New England. Marguerite McLaughlin, Senior Program Administrator, spoke at length about her […]

Webinar on March 5: Reimagined in America: Advancing Food Justice

March 5, 1:30PM EDT Register for the Webinar Deep-rooted structural racism, and more recently the COVID-19 pandemic, have exacerbated inequities within our food system. Millions of people—mostly Black and Latino families—have gone hungry in the past year while high obesity rates put many at risk for severe COVID-19 complications. Grocery store clerks, meat packing plant […]