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.
June 22, 2017
Common Ground Health is working with a California group to develop a risk stratification tool for children in primary care. We are looking for pediatric and family practices to help test the new evaluation approach.
June 20, 2017
Children, families and neighbors gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Phillis Wheatley Community Library's vibrant "Story Walk," which is part of the Healthi Kids Coalition's "Play ROCs" campaign. The Story Walk is an interactive play space that celebrates play, literacy, and local history.
May 25, 2017
Kathryn H. Bowles, Ph.D., a top nursing professor from Pennsylvania, is among the speakers at an event that will discuss reducing readmissions using discharge planning and technology. The June 2 event will also explore how to attract and retain a skilled healthcare workforce.
June 16, 2017 - Last year the Summer Meals Partnership served more than 400,000 meals. If you know someone who might benefit from the program, please spread the word. Hunger shouldn't spoil the summer of any child.
June 15, 2017 - A panel and discussion shed light on — and raised questions about — possible changes to health coverage. The New York Health Act that passed the Assembly — and that now has wide support in the Senate — is a hot topic, given the uncertainty in Washington.
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.