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CHP Adds Three Providers to Staff

Community Health Programs has added three new health care providers to its medical and dental ​network in the Berkshires.

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Community Health Programs Elects New Board Officers

Christopher Phillips of Pittsfield has been elected board chair. A board member since 2014, Phillips is a marketing and communications consultant based in Pittsfield.

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Nurse Practitioners Join CHP in North Adams, Great Barrington

At CHP Northern Adams Family Medicine, family nurse practitioner Donna Tew has joined the staff as a primary care provider for the practice. At CHP Barrington OB-GYN, Molly Rivest has joined the staff with a special focus in obstetrics and gynecology care.

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Pittsfield Man Joins CHP Board of Directors

Pedersen has been involved in many areas of healthcare since 1991, and served as practice administrator of Berkshire Surgical Associates PC for 10 years. He joined Scarafoni Financial Service and Berkshire Fairfield Insurance Agency as business manager in 2015. He earned a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University.

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Community Health Programs Names New Chief Financial Officer

Walbridge has served as chief financial officer and vice president for the Kinsley Group Inc. and as CFO for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority; he was also director of finance and human resources at Six Flags New England.

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Patients Give Near Perfect Marks to Two CHP Providers

These results are based on post-visit surveys sent to all patients and are compiled by the data company MedStatix.

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Family Nurse Practitioner Joins CHP Health Center

A Berkshire County native, she previously worked as a registered nurse at Berkshire Medical Center and for Berkshire County ARC.

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CHP Names Two to Board

"Chuck and Allyson are excellent additions to our board, with their business expertise, community roots and commitment," said Jodi Rathbun-Briggs, chair of the CHP Board. "We look forward to having their input as we move CHP into our next steps of providing excellent health care and family services in our region."

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Community Health Programs Names Permanent CEO

Spiliotes' healthcare administration experience, leadership style and background running federally qualified health centers were key factors in the board’s decision. But her initiatives in forging community connections and strategic partnerships – unusual for an interim leader -- were also standout factors in the board's decision.

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Community Health Programs Names Chief Medical Officer for 20,000

Dr. Lamm is a board-certified pediatrician who has practiced community pediatrics on New Hampshire's Seacoast for 14 years before to relocating to the Berkshires. He is a strong advocate of primary care medicine, population health and community well-being.

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Dalton Physician Joins CHP-Neighborhood Health Center in Pittsfield

Most recently in practice at Dalton Medical Associates, Lehmann is board certified in internal medicine and is a graduate of Trinity College University of Dublin, where she earned degrees in medicine and surgery.

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Retired Physician Joins CHP Board

As medical director for the Bureau of Primary Health Care, she led the National Health Service Corps in working to bring medical, dental and nursing staff to underserved communities.

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Berkshire Tidbits: Food Pantry Donations Sought, Farmer's Market Returns

"We are focusing on nutritious food ... We do not want to offer empty calories." — Michelle Derr, CHP's director of family services

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CHP Affliates with North County Medical Practices

CHP North Adams, formerly Northern Berkshire Family Medicine, opened Dec. 1 on the third floor of BMC's North Adams Campus.

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