Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency (FLHSA) has served as an |
independent community health planning organization for more
than 30 years. As the only fully functioning health systems
agency in New York State, the agency’s ongoing work to improve
quality, access, and eliminate health care disparities serves
as a health-planning model for communities across the state and
FLHSA plays four key roles:
- Convener and facilitator. FLHSA is the recognized “community
table” for solving health-system issues collaboratively, bringing
together medical and non-medical stakeholders.
- Scorekeeper. We have the most comprehensive data available
on community health and system performance, with the analytic
capability to measure progress.
- Advisor for capacity management. FLHSA works in partnership
with the New York State Department of Health and local health
departments,and has a statutory role in informing state
Certificate of Need reviews.
- Communicator for consumer outreach. Our African American
and Latino Health Coalitions, along with other efforts, engage
people of color to reduce health disparities.
Our critical work centers on improving system performance, capacity
management and community health. We serve the nine counties of
Chemung,Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates.
Vision: A local health-care system that makes people healthier
and saves money, by delivering the right care, in the right place,
and at the right time for everyone in the community.
Mission: We are an independent organization working to
improve health care in Rochester and the Finger Lakes region, by
analyzing the needs of the community, bringing together stakeholders
and organizations to solve health problems, and measuring results.
Board of Directors