April 05, 2017
Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, one of the nation’s oldest and most effective regional health planning organizations, announced March 3 that it is now Common Ground Health. The Rochester, N.Y. based nonprofit is rebranding to better reflect its mission to help our region find common ground on health issues.
April 13, 2017
Learn more about farming, health and their linkage through food access in this video, which was created for the Food, Farms and Health Symposium on April 11, 2017.
April 19, 2017
The Finger Lakes region is rich in fruit and vegetable farms. Yet in an area of agricultural abundance, 22 percent of the population goes without eating healthy, fresh food. That malnourishment has a profound impact on health outcomes.
March 28, 2017
The Food, Farms and Health Symposium, which explores food scarcity amid agricultural abundance, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 11, at the New York Wine & Culinary Center.
March 27, 2017 - The Canandaigua Daily Messenger featured the Ontario County Community Health Assessment and data from Common Ground Health's Ontario County Health Profile as it looked at the need for more support of mental health and substance abuse treatment. The story noted that obesity and hypertension are key concerns for Ontario County.
March 23, 2017 - Nurse Care Manager Katie Lashway and Highland Family Medicine Medical Director Colleen Fogarty discussed the role of nurse care management in a primary care setting Thursday on News 8 at Sunrise. Care managers from throughout the region have been trained by Common Ground Health.
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.