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Monthly Archives: May 2012

MassVetsAdvisor.org launches Memorial Day weekend: Services and support for veterans just a click away with new web portal Posted on May 25

By U.S. Army Reservist Kyle Toto I joined the U.S. Army Reserves because I wanted to give back to my country and to carry on a tradition that had been in my family for three generations. After being in the reserves for three years, my   …Continue Reading MassVetsAdvisor.org launches Memorial Day weekend: Services and support for veterans just a click away with new web portal

MassHealth begins paying incentives to providers who adopt and use Electronic Health Records (EHRs) Posted on May 10

By MassHealth Health IT Project Manager Deborah Schiel Recently, I was referred to a specialist by my primary care physician. Prior to the appointment, the new physician requested my medical records so he could review my health history. It seemed easy enough. Since my physician   …Continue Reading MassHealth begins paying incentives to providers who adopt and use Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

May is Older Americans Month Posted on May 2

May is Older Americans Month

By Elder Affairs Secretary Ann Hartstein May is Older Americans Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions of the nation’s seniors. Since 1963, when President John F. Kennedy first proclaimed May as Senior Citizens Month, political officials, advocacy groups, community organizations and families   …Continue Reading May is Older Americans Month