September 01, 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.
September 22, 2016
Healthi Kids Coalition of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency today announced it with partner with the Rochester Public Library and City of Rochester to create an interactive Story Walk and playful sidewalks at Phillis Wheatley Community Library.
September 20, 2016
Representatives from the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning, the City of Rochester, the Monroe County Department of Public Health, community groups, staff members of the Environmental Protection Agency, and elected officials gathered Sept. 19 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Rochester lead law.
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.
Sept. 22, 2016 - Wade Norwood, chief strategy officer for Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, will be the keynote speaker and four community leaders will be honored by Action for a Better Community at its 13th annual Signature Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Riverside Convention Center.
Sept. 20, 2016 - A group of community members gathered at Rochester City Hall Monday to celebrate 10 years since the establishment of the Rochester Lead Law. Elizabeth McDade with the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning says the law allows individuals to find out whether there are lead hazards in their homes, and charges landlords with the responsibility of fixing the hazards.
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.
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This business-led health campaign supports initiatives in medical practices, congregations, worksites, neighborhoods and even barbershops and salons.