News, Media & Updates

Alosa CEO Wins Committee Appointment

Posted in Updates on 2.21.2017

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker recently appointed Alosa Health CEO Cheryl Bartlett to the newly minted Special Commission on Behavioral Health Promotion and Substance Use Prevention. The Commission’s purpose will be to investigate evidence-based practices, programs and systems to prevent behavioral health disorders and promote behavioral health across the Commonwealth. Bartlett is one of 24 commission members in total, and …

MA Program Reduces APMs

Posted in Updates on 1.2.2017

The second wave of Alosa Health’s Massachusetts program to reduce misuse of antipsychotic medications (APMs) in nursing homes came to a close with the 2016 calendar year. While it is too early to evaluate our impact on this group of nursing homes, we are pleased to announce that nursing homes participating in the first wave of our …

Alosa Joins MA Public Health Association

Posted in Updates on 12.12.2016

Alosa Health is now a member of the Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA), an organization devoted to preventing illness, disease, and injury in the state of Massachusetts and particularly among those most vulnerable to health disparities. MPHA is also an affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). We are so proud to be aligned …

PACE Launches Hypertension Training

Posted in Updates on 11.15.2016

Alosa Health’s newly updated hypertension training module launched recently through the PACEprogram in Pennsylvania, providing guidance on the latest evidence on hypertension treatment goals and recommendations for therapy. In keeping with our mission to deliver the most up-to-date evidence available, our module encompasses recommendations from landmark trials such as ACCORD and SPRINT, neither of which were included in the most recent consensus guidelines …

Alosa Wins PrEP Bid in Shelby County, TN

Posted in Updates on 11.1.2016

This year Alosa Health will kick-off a new program based in Shelby County, TN to support the county health department’s HIV prevention initiatives. The program will focus on educating primary care providers in high-risk areas about the use of PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, as an HIV prevention strategy. This initiative is supported by funding through the CDC’s Project …