Category Archives: Mosaic Team

Provider Perspectives: COVID-19 Vaccinations

Guest blog post on COVID-19 vaccinations by Mosaic Pediatrics providers Ellie Millan, PNP and Rebecca Hicks, MD, IBCLC Healthcare providers who work with young children have a great deal of experience communicating with patients and parents about the importance of vaccinations. Long before COVID-19 vaccines made an appearance, pediatric providers were familiar with addressing questions […]

 

Transportation Tips: Resources to help reduce barriers to healthcare

Guest blog post with tips on transportation options for Central Oregonians from Jennifer Ball, Community Health Worker III at Mosaic Medical. Mosaic Medical has a team of Community Health Workers (CHW) ready to assist our patients in overcoming barriers to care. One of these barriers is access to adequate transportation. We know that not having […]

 

Media Release: Mosaic Medical Welcomes Nadine Sparago to Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bridget McGinn, Communications ManagerTel: 541.408.3327  Email: hello@mosaicmedical.org MOSAIC MEDICAL WELCOMES NADINE SPARAGO TO BOARD OF DIRECTORSRedmond resident brings creative energy to the community health center Bend, Oregon, Feb. 9, 2021 – Mosaic Medical is pleased to welcome Nadine Sparago, a Redmond resident and visual design specialist, to the board of directors […]

 

Invitation to a Virtual Cookie Exchange!

A sweet guest blog post from Mosaic Nutritionists Megann Dastrup, MDA, RDN and Marcella Canelo, MS, RDN Seasons Greetings (Eatings) from your Mosaic Nutritionists! The holidays are a time of celebration and sharing. In past years this might have included a cookie exchange at work, or gifting holiday cookies to friends and families. This year […]

 

Community Impact Report Released

Mosaic Medical’s annual Community Impact Report is now available. In the report you will meet Brad, Paula and Elmer—three Mosaic Medical patients who benefited from the high-quality healthcare that our team members provide day in and day out. You will also see a summary of Mosaic Medical’s impact over the 2019-2020 fiscal year and learn […]

 

The Flu and You: Influenza FAQ

Guest blog post addressing important questions about flu by Dr. Albert Noyes, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Services, Mosaic Medical En español As healthcare providers, every year we prepare for the arrival of “flu season” in the fall and winter. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are especially encouraging our patients and the public […]

 

Media Release: Mosaic Welcomes New Chief Operations Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bridget McGinn, Communications Manager Tel: 541.408.3327; Email: bridget.mcginn@mosaicmedical.org Carla Stevens, RN, MS brings a passion for community health to her new role Bend, Oregon, July 17, 2020 – Mosaic Medical, a nonprofit community health center providing quality care for all in Bend, Redmond, Prineville and Madras, recently welcomed Carla Stevens, RN, […]

 

National Nurses Month

May is National Nurses Month. Below, Mosaic’s Director of Nursing, Karen Steinbock, MBA, BSN, RN, reflects on the ways nurses show up for their communities and the value of maintaining togetherness. Dear Nurses: These past two months have felt about two minutes long and two years long at the same time. I’ve found it challenging […]

 

Hack your Snacks: Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Megann Dastrup and Christa Marney, Mosaic Medical’s registered dietitian nutritionists, offer a fresh take on mid-day snacks in this blog. Smart snacks to overcome the afternoon slump Do your energy levels take a dive around 3 p.m. everyday? Do you find yourself craving something sweet or salty around that time? If you answered yes, you […]

 

Mental Health Services Are Closer to Home with Tele-Mental Health

An in-depth look at the innovative work of our Behavioral Health team to reduce barriers to mental health services for our rural patients. The Need for Mental Health Care There is no question that a lack of access to proper mental health care is one of Central Oregon’s biggest public health struggles. Every day Mosaic […]