The october 2, 2014 event was organized by the massachusetts action coalition (maac), a partnership of the ma dept of higher education and the organization of nurse leaders of ma & ri, which is leading a statewide campaign to transform health care through nursing education and practice innovations. Opioid overdoses are the #1 killer of boston’s homeless that’s why boston health care for the homeless program created a first-of-its-kind medical drop-in center called spot (supportive place for observation and treatment) that’s saving lives. Primary contact gina m alongi, executive director 16 trotter drive po box 680 medway, ma 02053-0680 phone: 508-533-1400 x111 fax: 508-533-1425 email: [email protected] secondary contact louis f malzone – president. The massachusetts coalition for the prevention of medical errors was established to improve patient safety and minimize medical errors this website provides access to coalition publications, educational opportunities, policy documents, and tools for health care professionals to target specific safety areas. We recently joined the massachusetts coalition for coverage and care, which is comprised of business, healthcare and nonprofit leaders and aims to preserve and improve access to, and the affordability of, health insurance coverage in massachusetts.
While massachusetts has led the nation with health care reform, residents of the commonwealth continue to lack basic access to primary and specialty care a. The massachusetts aging and mental health coalition (mamhc), founded in 1999, is a statewide membership organization dedicated to improving awareness of the critical problems elders face when experiencing mental health conditions, dementia or substance abuse. When i served as chair of the massachusetts teachers association's environmental health and safety committee, masscosh was very helpful in looking at school environment issues and the leadership that the organization plays in the health schools network is very important in the commonwealth.
Breastfeeding is a women’s health issue in the first study ever to combine maternal and pediatric health outcomes from breastfeeding in a single model, harvard researcher dr melissa bartick and colleagues published a new study showing that most of the impact from optimal breastfeeding the us in on maternal health. The massachusetts medical society, while recognizing and appreciating the critical role fulfilled by our state’s exceptional and compassionate nurses, stands with the coalition to protect patient safety in opposition to ballot question 1. Mhqp helped create and convened a coalition of nearly 50 massachusetts-based organizations, which served as a neutral convener of child health stakeholders in the state, advocated for improved child health care quality and measurement, and facilitated a shared understanding of pediatric healthcare quality priorities across massachusetts. Members of the mass coalition are afforded the opportunity to reduce plan costs based on the collective purchasing power of the coalition by joining together as a large group to negotiate with service providers. Massachusetts community health centers remain at the forefront of integrating patients physical and mental health needs and in treating substance use disorders as part of primary care, said james w hunt, jr, president and ceo of the massachusetts league of community health centers.
The frcog serves as the sponsoring agency of a 94-town western massachusetts health and medical coordinating coalition (hmcc) funded by the massachusetts department of public health the hmcc coordinates public health and medical emergency preparedness in region 1 (berkshire, franklin, hampden, and hampshire counties. In that capacity, she is responsible for the administration of a health & welfare plan, defined benefit and a profit sharing plan ms alongi is also the executive director of the massachusetts coalition of taft-hartley trust funds. The massachusetts coalition of nurse practitioners’ discusses healthcare challenges facing massachusetts on april 5, the massachusetts coalition of nurse practitioners (mcnp) hosted its annual health policy breakfast, inviting nurse practitioners from across the state to discuss current health care ch. In addition to ana massachusetts and onl, the coalition to protect patient safety includes the massachusetts health & hospital association, the massachusetts council of community hospitals, the conference of boston teaching hospitals, and other healthcare leaders.
Massachusetts coalition for the prevention of medical errors: reconciling medications safe practices recommendations page content this site provides numerous tools and resources to help acute care facilities reduce medication errors by implementing medication reconciliation processes. The coalition for local public health (clph) consists of public health organizations dedicated to advocating for the resources needed to promote healthy communities in massachusetts through strong boards of health and health departments. On april 5, the massachusetts coalition of nurse practitioners (mcnp) hosted its annual health policy breakfast, inviting nurse practitioners from across the state to discuss current health care challenges facing the commonwealth and the goals of their bill, h2451/s 1257, an act to contain health. Massachusetts coalition for addiction services the massachusetts coalition for addiction services is a group of advocacy organizations that have come together to. The mission of the make healthcare affordable coalition is to increase access to lower cost, high quality healthcare services in massachusetts.
The coalition, made up of over 75 organizations and individuals, is committed to protecting against anything that threatens health care coverage or makes it increasingly unaffordable for massachusetts residents a commitment that has also been articulated by the baker administration. Clph coalition of local public health the coalition for local public health consists of public health organizations dedicated to advocating for the resources needed to promote healthy communities in massachusetts through strong boards of health and health departments. Western ma health and medical coordinating coalition the frcog serves as the sponsoring agency/fiduciary of a 94-town western massachusetts health and medical coordinating coalition (hmcc) funded by the massachusetts department of public health.
The healthcare insurance reform law was enacted as chapter 58 of the acts of 2006 of the massachusetts general court its long form title is an act providing access to affordable, quality, accountable health care. The massachusetts coalition for the prevention of medical errors is a public-private partnership whose mission is to improve patient safety and eliminate medical errors in massachusetts the coalition promotes a systems-oriented approach to improving patient safety, identifying the causes of medical errors, and developing and supporting.