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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Usted tiene el derecho de recibir un intérprete Posted on May 6

Usted tiene el derecho de recibir un intérprete

Posted by: Jordan Coriza, Department of Public Health Jordan is the Director of Ethnic Media Engagement for the Department. El Departamento de Salud Pública de Massachusetts lanzó hoy “You Have the Right to an Interpreter” (Usted tiene el derecho a un intérprete), una campaña de   …Continue Reading Usted tiene el derecho de recibir un intérprete

Our Communities, Our Health Posted on May 5

Chapter two of the "Health of Massachusetts" takes a closer look at the various factors in our communities that influence how healthy we are. These factors are sometimes called "community assets", and they can range from the number of doctors in your area, to whether or not   …Continue Reading Our Communities, Our Health

Be Active Your Way… during the month of May! Posted on May 5

Be Active Your Way… during the month of May!

Posted by: Maya Mohan, Department of Public Health Maya is the Physical Activity Coordinator for DPH If there was ever a time to talk about being active (how to be; where to be; how much to be; why to be; who should be, etc.), this   …Continue Reading Be Active Your Way… during the month of May!

Mitigating Health Care Cost Growth in Massachusetts Posted on May 3

Mitigating Health Care Cost Growth in Massachusetts

Posted by: David Morales, Commissioner, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy Today, the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy (Division) issued the Massachusetts Health Care Cost Trends 2010 Final Report, as required by Chapter 305 of the Acts of 2008 –  An Act   …Continue Reading Mitigating Health Care Cost Growth in Massachusetts