Who Are the Health Care Providers in Massachusetts?
Get to know the health and social service providers in Massachusetts that are available in the state and that you can find in My Health Fair.
During this first year of our virtual fair, My Health Fair has been able to bring together the best health and social service providers committed to the community.
Massachusetts Health Providers Committed to the Community
Through their programs, they generate actions for health promotion, disease prevention, social services, education and training for residents and nutrition programs, among others.
Today we have the valuable participation of seven health institutions and community centers that have made a positive impact on the Massachusetts community.
These Massachusetts health providers have achieved exceptional results in promoting overall wellness.
Each table offers services, information about the various programs, jobs, downloadable information of interest, giveaways, and also provides visitors with contact with a bilingual professional.
Massachusetts Health Care Providers: Meet Our Vendors
All of Us Research Program:
The program is currently inviting one million people in the United States to help build one of the most diverse health databases in history.
People from all backgrounds can participate.
Researchers will use the data to learn how our biology, lifestyle and environment affect health.
This may one day help them find ways to treat and prevent disease.
The process for all participants is as follows:
- They will receive $25 after completing their visit.
- Simply create an account
- Give your consent
- Agree to share their electronic health record
- Decide if they want information about their DNA
- Respond to health surveys
- Take physical measurements (height, weight, blood pressure, etc.)
- Give blood and urine samples.
For more information you can visit the All of Us Research Program table.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
It is internationally recognized for its commitment to cutting-edge research and the delivery of excellent patient care.
It is an affiliate of the federally designated AIDS Research Center, and a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.
This Massachusetts health care provider also provides advanced training in cancer treatment and research for an international faculty.
Moreover, the Institute conducts community-based programs in cancer prevention, detection and control throughout New England.
It also maintains joint programs with other Boston institutions.
Dana-Farber is supported by the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the generous support of numerous foundations and individuals.
For more information, visit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s website.
MAPP (Multicultural Alzheimer’s Prevention Program)
MAPP is part of Massachusetts General Hospital and its focus is to understand aging and Alzheimer’s disease and dementias in diverse populations such as Latinos.
As part of the program, they are currently conducting several memory and lifestyle studies in people over the age of 55.
It also includes the Boston Aging Study in Spanish-speaking Latinos, known as the BLAST study.
For information about the research studies and how to participate, contact the research coordinators at 617-643-5250.
For more information, you can visit the MAPP table.
Connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food.
It does this while advocating for state and federal policies that enable sustainable solutions and remove barriers to access.
In doing so, it succeeds in strengthening nutrition programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
This program has proven to combat insecurity in vulnerable populations such as Latinos in the state of Massachusetts.
The five pillars Project Bread advocates for are:
- Healthy Incentives Program (HIP).
- Massachusetts Hunger-Free Campus
- Simplifying access to critical public health programs and safety nets through common applications
- Ending Childhood Hunger
- Promote student nutrition
For more information about this health and social service provider in Massachusetts, you can visit the Project Bread table.
This health care provider is nationally recognized as a model for comprehensive health care delivery.
This is because it serves more than 19,000 people a year with high-quality, low-cost health care that would otherwise be unavailable to communities.
It has comprehensive health services and medical care programs for adults and children with specialized clinics, including women’s health and obstetrics/gynecology, HIV/AIDS, vision and dental care.
Includes inpatient, residential and outpatient substance use treatment and recovery behavioral health services.
Primarily individuals struggling with mental illness, developmental disabilities, substance abuse or violence issues.
For more information you can visit the Dimock Center table.
Tufts Health Plan
It is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality, innovative health care coverage.
The plan offers members and employers a variety of health management programs that support evidence-based approaches to health and wellness.
If you are age 65 or older, you can get more benefits from MassHealth Standard and Original Medicare, plus other free benefits.
With Tufts Health Plan Senior Care Options, you also get a dedicated Case Manager who works with you, your doctors and caregivers to make sure you get the care and services you need to stay healthy.
For more information you can visit the Tufts Health Plan table.
Whittier Street Health Center
This health provider delivers primary care and supportive services primarily to low-income, racially and ethnically diverse populations.
It does so specifically in the Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, and South End neighborhoods of Boston, Massachusetts.
It currently has more than 40 programs that include vision health, dental, physical therapy and specialty clinics focused on chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and HIV.
They offer primary care programs in:
- adult medicine,
- family medicine,
- health benefits,
- laboratory, obstetrics and gynecology
- obstetrics and gynecology,
- emergency care,
- health and fitness club
For more information, you can visit the Whittier Street Health Center table.
We continue to work to add more organizations and institutions that want to be agents of change in the Latino community in Massachusetts.
To learn how you can become a part of Myhealthfair.com, increase visibility and growth with impact on health outcomes, as well as, community literacy, contact us!