FLHSA Praises State Budget Focus on Regional Health Planning

The Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency applauds Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Assembly Majority Leader Joseph D. Morelle and the state Legislature for their continued support for New York’s Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP). The one-year-old health initiative brings together community leaders in 11 regions in the state to identify and coordinate responses to each area’s most pressing health issues.

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Does Poverty Make Us Sick?

To experience how poverty undermines wellness, 85 health care leaders from more than 40 organizations participated in an FLHSA-sponsored poverty simulation March 26. The exercise immersed participants in the frustrations and challenges faced by economically insecure families.

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FLHSA Applauds Choice of Fran Weisberg to Lead United Way

Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency congratulates the United Way of Greater Rochester for its choice of Fran Weisberg as president and CEO. Weisberg served as FLHSA’s executive director from 2006 until 2013, a period of dramatic growth for the agency and renewed interest in regional health planning at the state and national level.

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In The Headlines
Patients Rate Area Hospitals

WXXI News - April 23, 2015 - FLHSA's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Mahoney, spoke about new online patient satisfaction surveys available from Medicare.gov. He recommended that patients give their doctors' advice more weight than new surveys. Read more.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $2 Million Sustainable Homes Program

RealEstateRama - April 23, 2015 - Trilby de Jung, Chief Executive Officer of FLHSA, said a new sustainable homes program in Rochester and Syracuse could help address safety issues in homes, including lead paint and mold. The program was made possible by a court-ordered federal Clean Air Act settlement. Read more.

Meet our first 7 ROC health all-stars

Democrat & Chronicle - April 15, 2015 - FLHSA's Phyllis Jackson, community engagement specialist with the High Blood Pressure Collaborative, was named a ROC health all-star by the Democrat & Chronicle for her work in founding the Interdenominational Health Care Ministry, which trains lay people to be health educators. Read more.

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