July 21, 2016
For the past four years, sixty five primary care practices—about a third of the region’s primary care providers—have partnered with Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency on an uncharted journey to make our medical system as good at preventing medical emergencies as it is at treating them. The $26.6 million experiment in primary care innovation is showing how teamwork and smart data can improve patient care and reduce costs.
July 22, 2016
The High Blood Pressure Collaborative, a partnership of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and FLHSA, is one of four finalists for a national innovation award.
July 13, 2016
Health care reform continues at a frenetic pace, creating opportunities for providers and patients but also a challenging clinical environment, our Albany consultant reported June 12.
July 07, 2016
Strong Memorial, Highland, Rochester General and Unity hospitals were honored with HANYS’ Community Health Improvement Award for their support of the High Blood Pressure Collaborative.
The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives recently named the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Health Care Initiative and Blood Pressure Collaborative one of four finalists for its Regional Innovation Award, which recognizes organizations committed to building strong and vibrant communities through groundbreaking collaboration and program development.
July 16, 2016 - Healthi Kids coordinated a free play day, called "Play-Rocs," across 12 city locations Saturday. The goal of the healthy play day is to raise awareness for the need for safe and accessible places for kids of all ages to play in the City of Rochester.
Since 2000, this community-wide coalition has used legislation, regulation, advertising, education and other tools to make lead poisoning a thing of the past.
We help medical practices embrace a team approach to care, a new model that improves outcomes, lowers costs and increases patient and doctor satisfaction.
Working with parents, government officials and school staff, our Healthi Kids Coalition is helping to improve lunchroom nutrition, create safer play spaces and increase physical activity during the school day.
High Blood Pressure
This business-led health campaign supports initiatives in medical practices, congregations, worksites, neighborhoods and even barbershops and salons.