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Fenway Health Wins Readers Choice Award For Primary Care

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Fenway Health is proud to announce that we have won top honors in the 2017 Wicked Local Readers Choice Awards. Readers of Wicked Local, a Boston area news and entertainment website, voted Fenway Health as the number one service provider in the category of Doctor/Primary Care Physician or Pediatrician. Additionally, our very own Dr. Elizabeth Kass won an Honorable Mention in the same category. Congratulations, Dr. Kass! As Wicked Local notes, for 20 years, the Readers Choice Awards have given communities the opportunity to recognize their favorite local business. It’s an honor to be recognized by our community with this 
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Fenway Health Receives Major HRSA Grant To Improve HIV Outcomes

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, Health Care, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, LGBT Health, The Fenway Institute | No Comments
Fenway Health is pleased to announce that the Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA/HAB) has awarded The Fenway Institute a groundbreaking four-year cooperative agreement ($5.325 million per year) to establish the Evidence-Informed Interventions Center for Coordinating Technical Assistance, focused on disseminating much-needed interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS. This national center is part of a new HRSA/HAB initiative entitled: “Using Evidence-Informed Interventions to Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with HIV/AIDS,” designed to identify and implement effective interventions for reducing HIV-related health disparities and improving health outcomes. Desired outcomes include increased retention in care, greater treatment adherence, and 
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Sally Deane, MPH, Named New VP Of Government Relations at Fenway Health

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Fenway Health is excited to announce that Sally Deane, MPH, is our new Vice President, Government Relations, joining us on July 17, 2017. Sally is stepping into a critically important role, as she will develop and manage strategies to build our presence at the city, state and federal level, while advocating for issues that impact Fenway, our patients, and the communities we care for. Sally brings with her years of firsthand experience and knowledge of the health care industry and the unique needs of community health centers like Fenway.  Most recently, Sally was Chief Executive Officer of Outer Cape Health 
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Behavioral Health Is A PRIME Component Of Quality Health Care

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Behavioral health – also known as mental health – is a critical part of any patient care plan. Integrating behavioral health practices into primary care helps patients to not just survive, but thrive, in every aspect of their lives. Here in Massachusetts, the Health Policy Commission (HPC) promotes this integration by awarding PRIME certification to health care facilities that are committed to integrating behavioral health and primary care services. Fenway Health is proud to be the first community health center to be certified under PCMH PRIME in Massachusetts. Fenway Health’s Alicia Anderson, Director of Quality Improvement, and Jane Powers, Director 
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Meet Our Newest YLC Co-Chairs

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The Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health (YLC) is an extraordinary group of emerging local leaders. These dedicated 20 and 30-somethings are on a mission to make a difference for their LGBTQ community by supporting the work of Fenway Health. The YLC also hosts diverse, community-focused events that encourage philanthropy and volunteerism. A group this special needs truly exceptional leadership, and we’re so fortunate to have two amazing new YLC Co-Chairs: Please allow us to introduce you to Katelyn Dolan and Kaden Stearns! Katelyn Dolan Katelyn’s relationship with Fenway Health began when she moved to Boston in 2010 to pursue 
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