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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, […]

 

High blood pressure: Your questions answered

Common questions related to high blood pressure are addressed in this guest blog post by Jeff Bulkley, DO. Dr. Bulkley is an Internal Medicine physician at Mosaic Medical’s Complex Care Center. Q: What is high blood pressure? Our arteries carry blood, rich in oxygen and nutrients, from the heart to other organs and parts of […]

 

Immunizations for Children: Important even during COVID-19

Mosaic Medical pediatrician Beau Gilmore, MD addresses the importance of maintaining childhood immunizations, even during COVID-19. As a father, uncle, and pediatrician, I was incredibly concerned to read a report released last week that showed a sharp drop in routine childhood vaccinations. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated that as […]

 

Health Insurance Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

UPDATE: OHP ENROLLMENT HOTLINE NOW OPEN: 541-647-2717 MONDAY-FRIDAY 8 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. ENGLISH AND SPANISH Did you lose your job, healthcare benefits or have your hours reduced due to COVID-19? Are you wondering what to do about health insurance? Good news: Oregon Health Plan (OHP) only counts current monthly income, so apply now! If […]

 

Mindful Holiday Eating and Drinking

Guest blog post by Kimberly Swanson, Ph.D., Director for Behavioral Health at Mosaic Medical All of our best intentions and good health habits are put to the ultimate test this time of year, and mindful holiday eating and drinking can help us navigate the season healthfully. During the holiday season there are typically lots of […]

 

Gender Affirmative Healthcare Workgroup: Creating Inclusive Care for All

The Transgender and Gender Affirmative Healthcare Workgroup at Mosaic recently concluded more than 18 months of work to ensure that Mosaic Medical serves all community members in a welcoming and inclusive way. The workgroup includes more than twenty employees from across the system, all serving in many different roles. Each of the workgroup members are […]

 

Suicide Prevention: Learn How to Save Lives

Guest blog post by Kimberly Swanson, Ph.D. Most people think the trauma of suicide will  never happen to them. In our society it is all too common to think that it is something that only happens to other people. So, of course, the moment a friend or loved one tells you they have been having […]

 

Staying Active as a Family!

Being active with our children matters a great deal to my spouse and I; our most cherished memories with our family have largely taken place outside.  While we deeply value time in nature, the effort it takes to get two small children and an overly eager dog out the door for the activities we love […]

 

Kids and Screen Time

Written by: Mosaic Medical Pediatrician, Dr. Rebecca Hicks The Holidays are here and for many parents, that means time to shop for gifts.  Buying our little ones holiday gifts can be a fun experience for parents…watching your little ones eyes light up when they get just exactly what they wanted!  For very littles, it might […]