New York State Practice Transformation Network Receives Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award
New York eHealth Collaborative and Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency will administer $48.5M over four years to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in New York State with tools, information, and network support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and spend healthcare dollars more wisely.Learn More
Inaugural Urban Wellness Summit Promoted Healthier Neighborhoods
Rochester’s inaugural Urban Wellness Summit on Sept. 24 at the Maplewood YMCA was a jam-packed morning that featured an international speaker, community leaders and neighborhood champions, videos and local wellness success stories. The Summit aimed to inspire Rochester’s neighborhood wellness leaders to make their neighborhoods healthier.Learn More
FLHSA Health Coalitions Say Shootings Are a Health Crisis
FLHSA health coalition chairs Candice Lucas and Gladys Pedraza-Burgos said recent gun violence in Rochester underscores the need to start treating gun violence and its shocking loss of life as a public health crisis. Noting that homicide is the number one cause of early death among African American males, the chairs urged that "the same urgency that we would use with any other epidemic is called for now when dealing with this public health crisis."Learn More
New York State Practice Transformation Network Receives Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative AwardSeptember 30, 2015
The New York eHealth Collaborative and Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency will administer $48.5M over four years to transform clinical practices.Read More
September 28, 2015
Rochester’s inaugural Urban Wellness Summit on Sept. 24 at the Maplewood YMCA was a jam-packed morning that featured local success stories.Read More
WXXI News - Sept. 24, 2015 - How do you get people in the city's poorest neighborhoods to get out and exercise? Organizations that work for that goal shared their projects with others at Rochester’s inaugural Urban Health Summit, which was co-sponsored by Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency. Read more.
WROC-TV - Sept. 18, 2015 - Healthi Kids set up a pop up park in a parking lot outside of Rundel Memorial Library Sept. 18 for Park(ing) Day. Dina Faticone, program manager for Healthi Kids, said using space in a smarter way doesn't require a lot of money, but instead a lot of creativity. Read more.
Democrat and Chronicle - On Park(ing) Day, empty lots transform
WROC-TV - Sept. 9, 2015 - Dr. Thomas Mahoney, chief medical officer of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, said that although a data breach took place at one of the area's largest health insurers, the hackers most likely were targeting information they could use to criminally obtain money or false identities, rather than targeting private medical information. Read more.