Tag Archives: quality care for all

Media Release: Mosaic Medical Adapts to Address COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bridget McGinn, Communications Manager Tel: 541.408.3327; Email: bridget.mcginn@mosaicmedical.org Patients are encouraged to call with concerns; walk-ins not accepted Bend, Oregon, Mar. 22, 2020 – In response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, Mosaic Medical is adapting to keep patients and care team members safe. “In support of the strong public health […]

 

COVID-19 Information for Mosaic Patients and Our Community

Para información en español, presione aquí Updated Mar. 23, 2020 11:40 a.m. Mosaic Medical is working with state and local partners to create and manage a response plan for COVID-19, a type of coronavirus, which is a small germ that can spread and cause illness in people.  COVID-19 mostly affects the respiratory system. While most […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Healthy Back to School Tips from Mosaic

The next school year is right around the corner and it’s time to think about setting your family up for a happy and successful return to the classroom. Here are ten healthy back to school tips to help you and your child make an emotionally and physically healthy transition back to school. 1. Plan and […]