Tag Archives: Mosaic Medical

Public Charge: Update on the Supreme Court Ruling

On Monday, Jan. 27, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily cleared the new “Public Charge” regulation to go forward nationwide. The new rule will go into effect on Feb. 24 throughout the nation (except for Illinois), even as lawsuits challenging the rule work their way through the court system. The rule will not be retroactive, so […]

 

Winter Well-Being and How to Stay Active

Sharing her thoughts on winter well-being and how to stay active, our guest blogger is Tina Bollman, Behavioral Health Coordinator at Mosaic Medical and Subject Matter Expert for the American Council on Exercise Baby, it’s Cold Outside! Many people find that it can be difficult to stay on track with healthy activity goals and New […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Screen Time for Kids: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

Guest blog post from Rebecca Hicks, MD, IBCLC. Dr. Hicks is a pediatrician with Mosaic Medical who is passionate about promoting healthy family connections (and limiting screen time for kids!). What an amazing fall we have had in Central Oregon! The warm weather and beautiful autumn colors have lasted a full month longer than the […]

 

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 […]

 

Mobile Community Clinic Replacement Campaign Nears Completion

HEALTHCARE FOR VETERANS AND THE HOMELESS COMES FULL CIRCLE Years ago the team at Central Oregon Veterans Outreach (COVO) conceived of an effort to take a mobile health clinic out to homeless camps in the area. In 2013 they donated their mobile van to Mosaic Medical, and the Mobile Community Clinic (MCC) program came to […]

 

National Health Center Week Aug. 4-10, 2019

Rooted in Communities: National Campaign Celebrates Health Centers Mosaic Medical is proud to be part of a national campaign to increase awareness of the ways Community Health Centers are providing affordable healthcare throughout the nation. National Health Center Week 2019 is being celebrated from Aug. 4-10 with the theme of “Rooted in Communities.” As part […]