The Massachusetts FQHC Telehealth Consortium (Consortium), made up of 35 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), today announced that it has been awarded the only grant given in New England by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase telemedicine capacity in community health centers statewide.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and we’re all stuck inside until further notice, there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon in the form of a vaccine, which a handful of Americans have already gotten.Right now, there are two mRNA—meaning they don’t carry live virus—COVID-19 vaccines on the
The FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) Telehealth Consortium (the “Consortium”) has received a grant from the Digital Equity Fund of the Essex County Community Foundation in partnership with the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative.
When the coronavirus pandemic first hit the U.S. back in March, it was nearly impossible to get tested unless you were really, really sick. Fast forward nine months, and thankfully testing is a lot more widespread: In most states, you can get tested when you have mild symptoms, or even
The Commonwealth Institute and the Globe Magazine partnered to name the most noteworthy companies and nonprofits helmed by women. C3 President and CEO, Christina Severin, is ranked as one of the top 3 women driving the Massachusetts economy.
On October 2, about seven months after the start of the pandemic, President Donald Trump announced his COVID-19 diagnosis via Twitter. His subsequent treatment was top tier: around the clock care at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, supplemental oxygen, and experimental drugs unavailable to the general public—a regimen
In the 1950s, Perry Como planted an idea into the heads of millions that “(There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays.” But 64 years after his melodic declaration that “If you want to be happy in a million ways/For the holidays you can’t beat home sweet home,” the singer’s
The Race to Value PodcastThere are over 1,300 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in our country providing a healthcare lifeline for more than 28 million Americans living in underserved areas of the country. The vast majority of these are living with significant health concerns and are extremely vulnerable to economic