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2302, 2016

It’s Not Just About Water: The Trickle-Down Effect of Unaccountability in Flint, Michigan

By |February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy Activity|Tags: , |0 Comments

By now, almost everyone has heard of the unfortunate series of events that have been unfolding in Flint, Michigan. Over 8,000 children were exposed to contaminated water and as a result may now experience a […]

2001, 2016

Power of Cell Phones: How a Single Text Message Can Improve Refugee Health

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Community Blog|0 Comments

By Cherie Fathy

Ironically, as I started writing this blog post, I felt my phone buzz in my pocket. It was a text message from my doctor’s office reminding me of my appointment next week.

For […]

1401, 2016

10 Resources To Help You Enroll In Obamacare

By |January 14th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy Activity, Connecting Muslims To Coverage|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

This coming weekend, January 15 – 18 is the National Muslim Enrollment Weekend. January 15th is also the last day to get health insurance coverage starting on February 1. Open enrollment ends on January 31, […]

1612, 2015

The Many Me(s)

By |December 16th, 2015|Categories: Community Blog, Mental Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

“American? No, no you’re {insert identity statement here}.”

Everytime I hear that statement, I cringe. Our elders, who often emigrated from other countries, mean well. They are trying to preserve a culture important to them. They […]

412, 2015

A Bipolar Perspective on Mental Illness

By |December 4th, 2015|Categories: Health Advocacy, Health Career, Mental Health|0 Comments

“Doctor, I just want to say that I chose you to be my physician because you have an impressive educational background.”  I hear this statement often from new patients coming in to establish care with […]

411, 2015

Patients say deploying a patient portal isn’t enough to engage them

By |November 4th, 2015|Categories: Community Blog, Health Promotion|Tags: |0 Comments

Much has been made of the push to better engage patients, but little has been spent on examining exactly what patients want. Despite the requirements set by the EHR Incentive Program, simply deploying a patient […]

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