Steward of Healthcare

It is not uncommon for Affinia Healthcare medical providers to travel abroad and serve as healthcare stewards for communities that need it most. Dr. Margaret Baum (OB-GYN) recently returned from China after volunteering for the Global Health Initiative called No Pain Labor and Delivery. The initiative...

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Adult Vaccinations May Save Your Life

Every year, tens of thousands of adults needlessly suffer, are hospitalized, and even die as a result of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines. While adults believe immunization is important, a recent national survey showed that most adults are not aware that they need vaccines...

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Nature’s Best

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7, 2016. This year’s theme is "Breastfeeding: A Key to Sustainable Development." The promotion of breastfeeding is important, because it significantly improves the health, development and survival of children. It also contributes to improved health and wellbeing of mothers ...

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Know Your Number!

The World Hypertension League, in partnership with the International Society of Hypertension, is celebrating World Hypertension Day (WHD), May 17- 24, 2016. The theme for WHD is "Know Your Numbers" - with a goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness in all populations around the...

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Drink UP!

For some, drinking water is, well, boring. However, it is needed - right? Dr. Melissa Tepe, Affinia Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, says " individuals should follow the 8x8 rule. That is eight glasses at eight ounces a day." She adds," if we do not drink...

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Maria Hernandez, Employee of the Quarter April – June 2016

Congratulations to Maria Hernandez! She was selected as Affinia Healthcare’s Employee of the Quarter (EOQ), April - June, 2016. Job Title: Referral Coordinator - S. Broadway Job duty: Responsible for total coordination and processing of patient referrals for specialty services. How many years with Affinia Healthcare? Four What was...

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Meet Our Employee of the Quarter

Congratulations to Rosemary Burns! Rosemary, a Health Center Support Clerk in Women’s Health (1717 Biddle), was named our Employee of the Quarter, January-March 2016. Rosemary’s personable attention to our patients and excellent rapport with co-workers was accentuated throughout the written nomination. An Affinia Healthcare seven-member Employee...

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