University Health Services

What’s New

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Affordable • Accessible • Quality Health Care for the Entire Student Body
 

Nutrition Counseling
September 13, 2012 

Danielle Shargorodsky, RD, LDN Regional Nutrition Manager from Sodexo will be providing “FREE” nutrition counseling to UMass Boston students once a month at University Health Services Department of General Medicine. Danielle will be available by appointment.  To schedule an appointment please call UHS at 617-287-5660,

Fall Semester Nutrition Counseling Schedule

September 26, 2012 9am -3pm (Wednesday)
October 22, 2012   9am-3 pm (Monday)
November 15, 2012 9am -3pm (Thursday)
Dec 13, 2012 9am -3pm (Thursday)
 

AAAHC Accreditation
August  13, 2012

Today University Health Services was notified by the Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) of having achieved reaccreditation.  This is the third consecutive accreditation cycle for which UHS has been approved for the maximum accreditation period of 3 years.

According to the AAAHC web site, UHS is one of only three college health services in Massachusetts to have AAAHC accreditation.   AAAHC Accreditation is a voluntary process through which a health care organization is able to measure the quality of its services and performance against nationally-recognized standards. The accreditation process involves self-assessment followed by thorough on-site review by the AAAHC's expert surveyors, who are themselves, health care professionals. The AAAHC Certificate of Accreditation is a sign that an organization has committed to providing high-quality care and that it has demonstrated its commitment by achieving AAAHC Standards.

To learn more about AAAHC accreditation please visit their web site.
 

 

 

Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Under the Affordable Care Act, you and your family may be eligible for some important preventive services — which can help you avoid illness and improve your health — at no additional cost to you.  For more information about these extended benefits under the ACA please click here.
 

UHS General Medicine now accepts most health insurance plans! Make an appointment, present your insurance card, pay your co-pay, and be on the way to a healthier you!

Other New Services

  •  Self check-in for all appointments
  •  Electronic health records
  •  Full-service, on-site laboratory

Same Great Services Still Available

General Medicine provides primary care for the students with Aetna Student Health Insurance plan; and evaluation and treatment of illnesses and injuries for most insurance plans.

Counseling Center offers consultation, assessment, crisis intervention, focused therapy, education and outreach, and referral assistance for all students.Services are covered by your student health fee. 

Health Education and Wellness provides a variety of resources including a monthly subscription for all students to Student Health 101, annual health fairs, and individual consultation.  

Travelwell Travel Clinic available to students, faculty, staff and the general public.