October 13, 2017
Community members celebrated two years of effort to make Rochester's neighborhoods safe and accessible for all kids to walk, bike and play.
October 04, 2017
Lack of health insurance is often deemed the #1 challenge that low-income residents face in accessing medical treatment. But a white paper released by Common Ground Health found that for Rochester’s most vulnerable populations, other barriers are equally daunting.
September 22, 2017
Many of the health challenges confronting our region are so complex that no one organization can solve them alone. That’s why the Southern Tier Alliance brings together top executives from many sectors to work on health improvement in Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties.
Oct 5, 2017 - Common Ground Health has produced a white paper with analysis focusing on Rochester's five poorest zip codes. Albert Blankley, director of research and analytics says that while more people are insured through the Affordable care Act, health outcomes haven't necessarily improved.
Aug. 16, 2017 - This cover story profiles Nana Bennett, the director of the Center for Community Health and a member of Common Ground Health's Regional Health Innovation Collaborative. Wade Norwood, our chief strategy officer, commented that "the experience, knowledge and history of engagement that Nana has with public health is significant and most of the great work done in public health, Nana has been a part of."
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.