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.
August 19, 2016
More than 30 health champions are sharing their medication reminders in full-color posters made exclusively for their congregations or workplaces. The customized posters are part of a public health campaign to encourage community members to develop strategies for taking medication.
August 22, 2016
Rochester’s Urban Wellness Summit brings together a national wellness speaker and presenters from two neighborhood health programs for two hours of inspiration and networking.
August 19, 2016
The High Blood Pressure Collaborative is the winner of the 2016 innovation award from the national Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives for boosting economic competitiveness by investing in health and wellness.
Aug. 27, 2016 - In an op-ed in the Democrat and Chronicle, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy thanked CEOs of the region's largest employers, hospitals and insurance companies and the medical community for their commitment to collaborating for a healthier community via the Rochester Chamber's Health Care Initiative and High Blood Pressure Collaborative.
Aug. 23, 2016 - Driven by state and FLHSA data on relatively high rates of suicide and adults reporting poor mental health in Livingston County, a local task force is working to increase public awareness of mental health issues and encourage people to seek treatment.
We bring together decision makers from across the community to discuss regional health challenges and build consensus around solutions.
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.