Dr. David Anderson On Challenges Past and Present

Community leader and actor Dr. David Anderson brought his blend of master storytelling and historical reenactment to the FLHSA Feb. 25 as part of the agency’s “lunch and learn” diversity programming. As Frederick Douglass, Dr. Anderson described the the dangers of slavery and as himself, he talked about a more recent threat to the health of African Americans: lead poisoning.

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FLHSA Receives $5 Million from State for Regional Health Planning, Technical Expertise

The Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency will receive $5 million over two years from New York State to support coordinated health planning in the nine-county Finger Lakes region. As part of the grant, the agency also will provide technical assistance for the state’s 10 other regional health planning organizations.

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Community Needs Assessment for Finger Lakes Performing Provider System DSRIP Application

New York state's new program to improve Medicaid through payment reform is changing the way health care will be delivered in our 14-county region. Called DSRIP, the new initiative seeks to reduce costs and improve quality by directing more resources toward prevention and primary care.

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Community Spotlight
In the Headlines
Tami Best: Cut down on colorectal cancer risks

Democrat & Chronicle - February 17, 2015 - Tami Best, Finger Lakes Health Systems Healthy Worksites Coordinator discusses ways to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Read more.

Connections: Parking in Rochester

WXXI News - February 12, 2015 - Listen to Elizabeth Murphy join in the discussion about ways to improve downtown parking on WXXI's Connections with Evan Dawson. Listen here. 

How do we improve downtown parking? 

WXXI News - February 12, 2015 - Finger Lakes Health Systems transportation specialist, Elizabeth Murphy says to think biking and walking as a way to free up more downtown parking. Read more

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