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athenaGives calls all nonprofits transforming healthcare


Excerpt from athenaGives calls all nonprofits transforming healthcare from LinkedIn Pulse:


By Gemma McFarland, athenaGives

athenahealth has a lofty goal of helping healthcare work as it should, but we can’t get there alone. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the continuation of our athenaGives annual grant cycle for 2017. We’re looking for innovative nonprofits across our networks who are transforming the health of our communities – those addressing the social determinants of health and increasing access to care, ensuring that no population is left behind.

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MAVEN Project sits down with The NonProfit World


Watch the May 4, 2017 NonProfit World episode on The MAVEN Project:

featuring Lisa Shmerling – Executive Director, Andy Lobb – Director of Programs, and Dr. Lisa Levine – Chief Medical Officer

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Quarterly Newsletter Spring 2017


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The MAVEN Project – New England Serves


In their series “New England Serves” NBC Boston featured the work our volunteers are doing to improve access to specialist care for patients in Massachusetts and around the country. Watch the entire clip here:

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A network of volunteer retired physicians are serving the community. For information or to volunteer, visit: www.mavenproject.org/get-involved/.…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Debra Cohen, MD


Dr. Debra Cohen, pediatric endocrinologist, has been actively providing direct-to-patient video consultations since November 2015.

How did you first hear about and get involved in telemedicine?

I learned about The MAVEN Project from an article in the San Francisco Chronicle in June of 2015 and contacted the staff in July. That started some conversations with Lisa Shmerling, who is a superb articulator of the vision of the project.…

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Giving Back


Excerpt from Giving Back: Telemedicine volunteer opportunity for newly retired, semi-retired DOs from the American Osteopathic Association:


Looking for a way to stay engaged in medicine? The MAVEN Project connects volunteer physicians with community health centers.

In states like California, where there are many Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), defined by the government as a population-to-provider ratio of at least 3,500 to 1, community health centers are working to improve access to health care for patients who receive Medicaid benefits or are uninsured.

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Zoom into The MAVEN Project


Excerpt from Zoom into The MAVEN Project: Filling Healthcare Gaps One Physician at a Time from Zoom Blog:


By Nina Jolani, The MAVEN Project

In the US we spend about 18 percent* of our GDP on healthcare – more than any other high income country – yet we have the poorest health among these nations.

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Nonprofit Matches Volunteer Physicians with Communities in Need


Excerpt from Nonprofit Matches Volunteer Physicians with Communities in Need from American Psychiatric Association:


As the lack of access to health care continues to affect many communities in the United States, especially those in in disadvantaged or rural areas, gynecologist Laurie Green, M.D., believes that the large body of retired or semi-retired physicians in this country can provide much-needed help.

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Quarterly Newsletter Winter 2016


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Quarterly Newsletter Fall 2016


Quarterly Newsletter Fall 2016

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